From the Dean of Student Services

September 2016

Dear Trinity Senior:

The Trinity community is preparing to formally welcome the Blue Class of 2017 to senior status during Cap and Gown Convocation on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Congratulations! Please note that only seniors in good standing are eligible to participate in the Cap and Gown Ceremony. Students on probation will be considered ineligible. If you are uncertain of your academic status or eligibility to participate, please contact Enrollment Services.

On Saturday, September 24, 2016, Cap and Gown Convocation will begin at 5 p.m. in the Trinity Center. Robing for the seniors will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Trinity Center. Families and friends are invited to attend Convocation. The President’s Reception will immediately follow the Convocation in the Trinity Center.

Please RSVP online for Cap and Gown Convocation by Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

You must purchase a cap, gown and tassel from the Trinity Bookstore for $29.98. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, September 13, at 12:00 noon to 6:00pm in the Rose Parlor. After that date you may make your purchase during regular bookstore hours through Saturday, September 24, 2016.

I hope that you and your family will be able to join us for this very special weekend. If you have any questions concerning these events, please feel free to call my office at (202) 884-9611 or e-mail me at I look forward to celebrating with you. Congratulations!


Michele Bowie
Dean, Student Services