October 08, 2021

Your Week at a Glance 

The Compass is the Busch School of Business' weekly student newsletter. Check out this week's issue to stay up-to-date with student experience activities, academic advising, career preparation, and more!

Student Experience


Join us on October 12 at 6 pm in Della Ratta Auditorium in Maloney Hall for a LIVE broadcast of the TOTS podcast, founded and hosted by Busch School alumnus Ben Gardner ('20).


Students in  BUS-199, 299, and 399, attendance is worth 50 points.

Career Development

As a student in the Busch School, you will receive ample support in your career exploration, internship search, and professional development as you prepare for your dream first job. Check out all of the ways the Office of Career Development can help you prepare for career success!

  • Career Coaching 
  • Mock Interviews
  • Networking Events
  • Career Discernment Courses (BUS 199, 299, 399)
  • On-Campus Interviews
  • Skills Workshops
  • Recruiting Programs
  • Internship and Job Search Assistance

Career Coaching

You can make appointments with Julie here, Dan here, and the rest of the team, Marykate Conroy and Brett LaPrad by visiting our website.

Upcoming Recruitment Programs

Academic Advising

Pop-Up Advising

Marie Fitzpatrick is hosting In-Person Pop-Up Advising this week on the following date:

  • Thursday from 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Head over to the Maloney Pavilion to get your questions answered!

Requesting Courses as Audits: Deadline
  • The last day to request a course as an audit is Friday, October 15th (you must have the Dean's Permission to request an audit)
  • If you do not wish to audit any courses, no action is necessary
  • If you choose to audit a course, you will receive a grade of "AU". The course will not count towards your degree requirements. However, the course will appear on your transcript.
  • Complete the Registration Status Form and scan a copy to busch-academic-services@cua.edu
Resolving an Incomplete Grade: Deadline
  • Friday, October 15th is the last day to resolve any incomplete grades you have from the previous Spring 2021 Semester
  • If you did not receive an Incomplete Grade for the 2021 Semester, no action is necessary
  • An Incomplete is a temporary grade that allows a student to complete coursework by a later date, determined by the student and professor.
  • After the student's remaining work is submitted, the professor submits the Disposition of Incomplete Form by the due date


Bookmark the Academic Services webpage for forms and course planning resources. Email with questions. We are committed to maintaining a response within two business days.

Faith and Service


Mass and Adoration

Daily Mass is held Monday - Friday at 12:05 PM in the Saint Michael the Archangel Chapel.

Silent Eucharistic Adoration is held on Thursday's from 3:00 - 4:00 PM in the Saint Michael the Archangel Chapel.

Visit ministry.catholic.edu for more information and prayer resources. 


Join us on TUESDAYS at 12:40 pm after the 12:05 pm Mass to pray a Rosary for Life during the month of October. Click the button below to RSVP.


Live Your Call to Mission with Apostles on Mission


  • Who: All undergrads are welcome!
  • When: Mondays 7:30-9:30 pm
  • What: A space to tackle questions like:"What is God calling me to do with my faith?" "How is God calling me to get more involved in my community of faith?"
  • Dive into topics like Liturgy and Spirituality, Missionary Discipleship, Collaboration, and Co-Responsibility, Personal Encounter with Jesus, and more!
  • Cost: Only $10/person for the whole semester
  • Contact Brian Rhude (rhude@cua.edu) with questions.


Join the School of Theology and Religious Studies on October 20 at 5:30pm for their Using your Degree event!

Persimmon Report

Busch School alumnus, Ken Amefa, has launched a new genre of music: Della Ratta and Roll. Construction of the music studio, Unreal Studios, will be ongoing through the fall semester. Students can check in on the first studio, Maloney 431, to learn more about the artists, album release dates, and management of the studio. If you stop by for a quick and free tour, be sure to ask for the mixtape of exciting artists who will be recording in the new studio. Let’s welcome this exciting new and super spurious initiative to Maloney Hall!


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