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Commencement | May 2014: Check List

Commencement Checklist

To be sure that you are ready to enjoy the big day on Saturday, May 18, please review these steps and make plans to take care of all pending academic and financial matters well in advance of Commencement Weekend.

  • I have filled out the Application for Graduation and submitted it to the Enrollment Services Office. The deadline was February 1.
  • Before April 2: I have completed the Graduation Verification Checklist with my academic advisor. I understand that I will not be able to graduate if I have not completed all of my credits and requirements.
  • Before April 30: I have paid all of my bills including any outstanding tuition payments, library fines, parking fees, graduation fee and I have settled any other financial obligations to Trinity. I understand that I will not graduate if I do not settle my bill before April 30.
Graduates: Tell Us Your News!
Please take a few minutes to complete the online graduation survey.
Questions about May Commencement?
Call the Dean of Students Office at 202/884-9611 or email
Photos from the May Commencement ceremony will be available to view and purchase starting Friday, May 23.
  • I have completed and submitted my May Commencement Reservation Form by Monday, May 5.
  • I have completed the Graduation Survey.
  • I have purchased my academic regalia at the Bookstore. Note: NO items (medals, sashes, cords, decorations, etc.) may appear on any part of the regalia other than those approved by Trinity.
    • Associate’s (Undergraduate) Degrees: Cap, Gown, Black Tassel – $28.98
    • Bachelor’s (Undergraduate) Degrees: Cap, Gown, Black Tassel – $28.98, Hood – $21.98
    • Master’s (Graduate) Degrees: Cap, Gown, Black Tassel – $31.98, Hood – $23.98
  • I have received my Commencement Announcements from the Dean’s Office (they were mailed the week of March 24).
  • I have received my 6 Guest Rain Tickets from the Dean’s Office. (Rain tickets were mailed the week of March 24.)
  • I have reviewed the schedule of events and understand where I am supposed to be at specified times for each event.

For more information about Graduation, students should contact Dean Meechie Bowie at 202-884-9611 or via e-mail at For media inquiries, contact Ann Pauley, Media Relations, at 202-884-9725 or



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