Opening of the Fall 2021 Semester

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!

New Student Orientations, Classes, and Other Events

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

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

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

  • Journalism and Media Studies, Health Services, General Studies and Undecided Majors-
  • Human Relations, Psychology, and Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration and Accounting

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting (10-3pm, Social Hall)

School of Nursing and Health Profession New Student Orientation

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

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

  • SCPR- Strategic Communication and Public Relations

School of Education New Student Orientations (6-8pm, Virtual)

  • 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)
  • A.A. and B.A – Early Childhood Education

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Adjunct Orientation (6-8pm, Virtual)

Friday, August 20, 2021

Alt Weekly Classes Begin

School of Nursing and Health Profession New Student Orientation

  • Pre-Licensure Nursing Students- 9-4:30pm (Payden- AC 103 and AC 222)

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- Tuesday, August 31

Payment Arrangements and New Student ID’s (9-6pm, Payden Lobby)

Monday, August 23, 2021
College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation (9-3pm, Payden Lobby)

  • Group 1: Pre-Nursing and Occupational Therapy Assistant

Trinity at THEARC New Student Orientation (7-9pm, Virtual)

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

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Term 1 classes begin
College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation (9-3pm, Payden Lobby)

  • Group 2: STEM, Health Services, Education, and Community Education

Wednesday, August 25
College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation (9-3pm, Payden Lobby)

  • Group 3: Business, Communication, JAMS, English, and Global Affairs

Thursday, August 26, 2021
College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation (9-3pm, Payden Lobby)

  • Group 4: Psychology, Sociology, Human Relations, and Criminal Justice

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

College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation (9-3pm, Payden Lobby)

  • Group 5: Cohorts: Honors Program, DC Persist, and Early College

Academic Assembly (All-Full-time Faculty)- (12-3pm, O’Connor Auditorium)

Monday, August 30, 2021
Day and Weekly classes begin

Payment Arrangements and New Student ID’s (9-6pm, Payden Lobby)

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

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Counseling Graduate Tools for Success Seminar (11-1:30pm ,Virtual)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Term 2 classes begin

Academic Calendar

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

Collegiate Units

See the complete new student orientation schedule by collegiate unit.

College of Arts & Sciences New Student Orientation

School of Professional Studies New Student Orientation

School of Nursing and Health Profession New Student Orientation

School of Business & Graduate Studies New Student Orientations

School of Education New Student Orientations

Continuing Education

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