Opening of the Fall 2021 Semester: Key Dates for Students

Welcome – and welcome back – to Trinity! The Trinity community welcomes all students, new and returning, to campus. Each collegiate unit will be offering new student orientation sessions throughout the week of August 16- August 27 dedicated to providing you with the necessary tools and resources to navigate your first year at Trinity. As for our returning students, we invite you to take note of the start of the academic sessions and other key dates for a successful start to the fall term. We look forward to welcoming you both virtually and in-person.

Registration for fall is ongoing! Please meet with your professional advisor to stay on track!

Trinity requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to being on campus for the Fall 2021 semester. Please submit proof of vaccination by the required deadline. Don’t Wait- Time to Vaccinate!

Academic Calendar

See the complete Academic Calendar for add/drop deadlines and other important dates.

Orientation, Classes Start, and Other Events by School

Choose your school to see opening events that apply to you:

College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)
School of Professional Studies (SPS)
School of Nursing & Health Professions (NHP)
School of Business & Graduate Studies (BGS)
School of Education (EDU)
Continuing Education

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

Saturday, August 21- Sunday, August 29
College of Arts & Sciences Resident Move-In (by appointment)

*View Fall 2021 Move-In Guide for new and returning students.

Monday, August 23- Friday, August 27, 9-3pm (On-Campus)
College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation

Monday, August 30, 2021
College of Arts & Sciences Day classes begin

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
College of Arts & Sciences Term 1 classes begin

Wednesday, October 20
College of Arts & Sciences Term 2 classes begin

Saturday, September 4- Monday, September 6, 2021
Labor Day Holiday – no class meetings

 

School of Professional Studies (SPS)

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 6-8pm (Virtual)
School of Professional Studies New Student Orientation

  • Journalism and Media Studies, Health Services, General Studies and Undecided Majors-
  • Early Childhood Education (A.A. and B.A)
  • Human Relations, Psychology, and Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration and Accounting

Monday, August 23, 2021, 7-9pm (Virtual)

School of Professional Studies New Student Orientation

  • Trinity @ THEARC New Student Orientation

*THEARC students are also encouraged to attend the general session on Thursday, August 17. (See above)

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
School of Professional Studies Term 1 classes begin

Monday, August 30, 2021
School of Professional Studies Weekly classes begin

Saturday, September 4- Monday, September 6, 2021
Labor Day Holiday – no class meetings

Wednesday, October 20
School of Professional Studies Term 2 classes begin

 

Nursing and Health Professions (NHP)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

School of Nursing and Health Profession New Student Orientation

  • New NHP Undergraduate Students (RN-BSN, Nursing, and OTA candidates)- 9-12pm (On-Campus)
  • New NHP Graduate Students (MPH, MSN, OT, and COUN) – 6-8pm (Virtual)

Friday, August 20, 2021

  • Pre-Licensure Nursing Students- 9-4:30pm (On-Campus)

Friday, August 20, 2021
Nursing and Health Professions Alt Weekly classes begin

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Nursing and Health Professions Term 1 classes begin

Monday, August 30, 2021
Nursing and Health Profession Day and Weekly classes begin

Saturday, September 11, 2021,-11-1:30pm (Virtual)

Counseling Graduate Tools for Success Seminar

Wednesday, October 20
Nursing and Health Professions Term 2 classes begin

 

School of Business & Graduate Studies (BGS)

Monday, August 16, 2021, 7-8pm  (Virtual)
School of Business & Graduate Studies New Student Orientations

  • MBA- Master of Business Administration
  • MSA- Master of Science in Administration (Leadership and Organizational Management)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 6-7pm  (Virtual)
School of Business & Graduate Studies New Student Orientations

  • SCPR- Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Friday, August 20, 2021
School of Business and Graduate Studies Alt Weekly classes begin

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
School of Business and Graduate Studies Term 1 classes begin

Monday, August 30, 2021
School of Business and Graduate Studies Weekly classes begin

Saturday, September 4- Monday, September 6, 2021
Labor Day Holiday – no class meetings

Wednesday, October 20
School of Business and Graduate Studies Term 2 classes begin

 

School of Education (EDU)

Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 6-8pm (Virtual)
School of Education New Student Orientations

  • M.Ed.- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
  • M.A.T.- Master of Arts in Teaching
  • M.S.A.- Master of Science in Administration (Educational Administration)

Friday, August 27, 2021
School of Education Monthly classes begin

Monday, August 30, 2021
School of Education Weekly classes begin

Saturday, September 4- Monday, September 6, 2021
Labor Day Holiday – no class meetings

Continuing Education

Visit Continuing Education for information on professional development offerings for teachers, counselors and school administrators.