Choose Cardinals First

Choose Cardinals First program is a collaborative initiative that empowers participants to gain a better understanding of the challenges and consequences related to high-risk alcohol consumption while growing in their roles as student leaders who recognize their ability to influence and shift the campus climate.

This three year leadership program is a collaboration between the Office of the Dean of Students, the Office of Student Conduct and Ethical Development and the Office of Campus Activities focusing on decision-making, protective strategy development, and skills-based leadership.

Choose Cardinals First Pilot Program

Contact Information

For more information, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at or 202-319-5619.

Interested in learning more or bringing the CCF Program to your student organization or team? Complete the CCF interest form.

NCAA Choices

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The NCAA has recognized the Choose Cardinals First Program, first piloted at Catholic University in the 2017-2018 academic year, with a $30,000 NCAA CHOICES Grant for the 2018-2021 award period.