Winter 2024 Graduation

Congratulations Graduates! Trinity’s Winter Graduation will include 2 ceremonies to confer degrees to the Class of 2023 on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 5:00 pm (BGS, SPS and EDU) or Friday, January 5, 2024 at 5:00 pm (CAS and NHP).

August and December 2023 graduates have received communication to their Trinity email regarding Regalia purchase, Ceremony information, Guest tickets and important next steps to get ready for your big day!

This moment is the culmination of years of hard work on your part, and we want to recognize and celebrate your achievements.  Please review the information below and be familiar with the details for graduation including the event dates by school, instructions for graduates and please be sure to complete the online RSVP form to let us know your plans.  Graduates can defer participation in the January ceremonies and instead participate in May 2024 if they wish.

Graduation Clearance

The Enrollment Services Office has communicated directly with you concerning academic requirements for graduation and about settling your accounts in time for graduation. You are responsible to pay attention to these directions and to settle your accounts in a timely manner in order to graduate.  If you have questions about your status, please contact Enrollment Services at 202-884-9530 or  Please review the Commencement Checklist to be sure you are on track to graduate!


Graduate are able to invite up to 10 guests to attend the ceremony.  Guests are welcome to arrive 1 hour prior to the ceremony.  On campus parking is on a first come, first serve basis, and we encourage the use of public transportation.

Tickets are required for all guests and will be issued to graduates beginning on Wednesday November 29, 2023 during Cap and Gown Distribution, once they complete their RSVP form.  The ceremonies will each last about one hour.  Please visit the Commencement website to access the live-stream on the day of Commencement.


Graduation regalia includes a black cap, black gown, black tassel and an Academic Hood.  You must have a black cap, black gown and black tassel in order to process with the graduates.  Winter 2024 Graduates will receive their Academic Hood on the day of graduation when they check in.

Regalia purchase: Business Office, located in Main Hall 114 (1st floor) and beginning on Wednesday November 29, during regular hours Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm and on Saturday December 16 from 10 – 2pm in person, through Wednesday January 3, 2024. Please keep in mind that the University is closed from December 23rd through January 1st. If you already have your Cap and Gown from Convocation, then you only need to purchase your collar/hood.  The prices for regalia are:

  • Associate’s Degree: Cap, Gown, Black Tassel $32.00 and Collar: $22.00  (Total cost: $54.00)
  • Bachelor’s Degrees (Undergraduate): Cap, Gown, Black Tassel $32.00 and Hood: $26.00  (Total cost: $58.00)
  • Master’s Degrees (Graduate): Cap, Gown, Black Tassel $33.00 and Hood: $27.00  (Total cost: $60.00)

Regalia Distribution: Student Affairs, located in Main Hall 223 (2nd floor) beginning on Wednesday November 29th and run weekdays through Friday December 15th, and on Saturday December 16th, and will resume after the Winter Break on Tuesday January 2nd through Wednesday January 3rd from Student Affairs, Main 223, during the following hours:

  • Mondays: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesdays: 11:00am to 5:00pm
  • Wednesdays: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursdays: 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Fridays: 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Saturday December 16 only: 10:00am—2:00pm

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 2023 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:

You can decorate your mortarboard (cap) or leave it as is with elegant black, it is up to you!  A black tassel is included in your graduation order and is the required tassel to wear for Commencement.

Stay Connected!

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


Remember: You must Complete and Submit the Online RSVP form about your participation by Tuesday January 2, 2024; use the online form at:

Trinity Washington University Commencement Central


Photos from the Winter Graduation ceremony will be available to view and purchase starting Friday, January 19, 2024.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, January 4, 5:00 pm
Trinity Center
The School of Professional and Graduate Studies (SPS, BGS, and EDU)

Friday, January 5, 5:00 pm
Trinity Center
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and The School of Nursing and Health Professions (NHP)


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