May 2023 Commencement

Congratulations Graduates! Trinity’s Spring Commencement will include 2 ceremonies to confer degrees to the Class of 2023 on Friday May 19, 2023 and on Saturday May 20, 2023.

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

All information is also included on the Commencement Website.

Commencement Photos now available for purchase and download!

Schedule of Events:

Friday May 19, 2023: 6:00pm, Front Lawn
The School of Professional and Graduate Studies (SPS, BGS, and EDU) Commencement

Saturday May 20, 2023: 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


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School of Professional Studies, Business & Graduate Studies, and School of Education, May 19, 2023

College of Arts & Sciences, Nursing & Health Professions, and Early College Academy, May 20, 2023

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All expected graduates received a letter on April 3, 2023.  Review the Dean’s Letter for an overview of May Commencement.

Are you ready to enjoy the big day in May 2023? 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 12, 2023

Please complete the Graduation Survey to provide information about your experience at Trinity and your next steps after 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.  You must have a black cap, black gown and black tassel in order to process with the graduates.  Spring 2023 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 Regalia Distribution: Student Affairs, located in Main Hall 223 (2nd floor) beginning on Monday April 24 through Wednesday May 17, 2023, 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
  • Saturdays 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! Right now, we’re offering 15% OFF all Sideline Store purchases of $100 with Code: EXTRA15.  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: