The College of Arts & Sciences
Greetings! On behalf of the College of Arts and Sciences at Trinity Washington University, I am delighted to welcome you to our campus located in the nation’s capital. The College of Arts and Sciences is Trinity’s historic liberal arts women’s college and we are committed to equipping and empowering women with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be global leaders in the 21st century.
At Trinity our dedicated faculty, staff, and students are eager to help students get quickly acclimatized with the Trinity environment. Working with committed academic advisors, students can enroll in a wide range of courses spanning the General Education Curriculum and a chosen Major Curriculum from a list of 22 disciplines of study to successfully graduate with a degree that can change your life! Read More
Fall 2020 New Student Orientation
The College of Arts and Sciences is delighted to offer the incoming class of 2024 a Virtual New Student Orientation experience.
In the College of Arts & Sciences, we recognize that building Trinity Sisterhood and confidently accessing a support network is vital to a successful first-year student experience. We want to provide you with this New Student Orientation (NSO) opportunity to connect real-time with faculty, instructional specialists, staff, current students and alumnae through small group sessions, and learn about curricular offerings, learning platforms, course registrations, success strategies, career pathways, and more. This is also an excellent opportunity to engage with fellow incoming students prior to start of fall classes.
Fall 2020 Course Schedule
Trinity Washington University and the College of Arts and Sciences maintains the integrity of all academic programs and curriculum when developing learning modalities appropriate to the Covid-19 pandemic response. The top priority is ensuring the health and safety to our students, faculty, staff and the Trinity community.
As such, the College of Arts and Sciences classes will start after Labor Day, on September 8, and will have some online courses and face to face courses, with greater emphasis for first year courses on campus and more upper division courses online, and all may include hybrid instructional modes.
*Please note the schedule is subject to change.
Fall 2020 Registration
Trinity’s campus remains open andFall 2020 College of Arts and Sciences Course Schedule professional advisors are available between 10am and 4pm daily to help you plan your course schedule. However, mindful of everyone’s health and safety, we would prefer that you make contact virtually. You can connect with your advisor in Starfish, by email, or via phone to plan your schedule.
Mellon Foundation Summer Research Award 2020
Trinity’s College of Arts & Sciences has awarded seven scholars the Mellon Foundation Undergraduate Research Grant for the summer 2020 term. Join us in congratulating this year’s award recipients and their faculty mentors:
Naomi Jones (Faculty Mentor: Dr. Rewa Burnham)
Adonis Mokom (Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kimberly Monroe)
Erhuvwu Orhoevwri (Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elizabeth Child)
Rosa Reyes (Faculty Mentor: Dr. Steven Gable)
Fatima Rovira-Moreno (Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kerry Luse)
Denisse Santillan (Faculty Mentor: Dr. Steven Gable)
Arlin Tellez (Faculty Member: Dr. James Stocker)
Trinity students can earn degrees in the following majors and other programs. Students will learn about many of these majors by taking a variety of courses in the General Education Curriculum. Academic Advisors and faculty are also eager to work with students to identify strengths and interests that can inform the major decision.
The Student Experience
For Trinity students, an active life outside of the classroom is an integral part of the college experience. Many choose to explore the varied cultural, historical, and community events that Washington, D.C., offers. There is also a wide range of on-campus activities that take place every day that involve all members of the Trinity Community, including athletic events, service opportunities, student organizations, and Trinity Traditions that honor students as they progress toward graduation.