From the Dean of Student Services

September 2019

Dear Trinity Senior:

Congratulations! The Trinity community is preparing to formally welcome the Red Class of 2020 to senior status during Cap and Gown Convocation on Wednesday September 18, 2019.  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.

On Wednesday September 18, 2019, Cap and Gown Convocation will begin at 5:00 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 Friday, September 13, 2019.

In order to participate, you must purchase a cap, gown and tassel from the Trinity Bookstore for $29.98. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase beginning Monday, September 9th through Wednesday, September 18th during regular Bookstore hours.

I hope that you and your family will be able to join us for this very special occasion.   If you have any questions concerning the event, 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