May 2024 Commencement

Congratulations Graduates! Trinity’s Spring Commencement will include 2 ceremonies to confer degrees to the Class of 2024: Friday, May 17, 2024, and Saturday, May 18, 2024.

Anticipated May 2024 graduates will receive email communication at the end of March with Ceremony details, Guest Information, Instructions for Regalia purchase and Pickup, and important next steps to get ready for your big day!

All information is also included on the Commencement Website.

Schedule of Events:

Spring Commencement: PGS and EDU
Friday May 17, 2024: 5:00pm,
Front Lawn
The School of Professional and Graduate Studies (SPS, BGS) and School of Education (EDU) Commencement

Spring Commencement: CAS, NHP and ECA
Saturday May 18, 2024: 11:00am, Front Lawn
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS); The School of Nursing and Health Professions (NHP) and The Early College Academy (ECA) Commencement

See Full Schedule at: May 2024 Schedule – Commencement


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All anticipated May graduates should expect to receive initial communication via email from Student Affairs.  This Dean’s Letter will provide an overview of the ceremony, guest information, regalia sales dates, and more!

Are you ready to enjoy the big day in May 2024? Please review the Commencement Checklist and make plans to take care of all pending academic and financial matters well in advance of Commencement Weekend.

Review the Commencement Instructions to assist you with planning for Commencement.

Be sure to RSVP by Friday, May 10, 2024

Please complete the May 2024 Graduation Survey to share your experience and plans for post-graduation!

Please complete the Alumnae/i Contact Card to receive updates and information from Trinity after you graduate!

Congratulations! Questions? Contact Trinity Commencement Central: 202-884-9611


Graduation regalia includes a black cap, black gown, black tassel, and an Academic Hood or Collar.  These items are required for graduates to process and participate in the Commencement Ceremony.  Spring 2024 Graduates will receive their Academic Hood or collar on the day of graduation when they check in.

Regalia Purchase: Business Office, located in Main Hall 114 (1st floor)
Regalia Pickup: Student Affairs, located in Main Hall 223 (2nd floor)

Regalia Sales and Pickup will begin on Monday, April 22, 2024, continuing through Thursday, May 16, 2024, during the following hours:

  • Mondays: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesdays: 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Wednesdays: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Thursdays: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • And on Saturday, May 4, 2024: 9:00 am—2:00 pm

Trinity Gear, Class Rings, Announcements, and Diploma Frames

Trinity Logo Gear:  Take a look at our online 24/7 Trinity Washington University Trinity Spirit Shop for all your Trinity Gear including Alumnae/Alumni and Class of 2024 selections! Shop now at:

Class Rings: Showcase your Trinity Washington University pride in style with our collection of stunning class rings. Browse our multiple designs and order a ring that celebrates your Trinity Washington University accomplishments and your style at:

Announcements: Share your pride with friends and family with Announcements! A range of selections to customize.

Diploma Frames: Your Success Deserves the Best!  To order Customized Diploma and Certificate Frames go to Framing Success at: