Spring Course Selection

As a J-Start student, you will have personalized spring course advising. You will be contacted by an academic adviser in mid-October to schedule an advising appointment which will occur in late-October/early-November. The sessions will be casual, but informative, offering general advice and will help you with the important task of choosing courses for the spring. ​​With your adviser's assistance, you will also register for your courses during your session. ​

Prior to your advising session, you should have completed the academic tasks (available through your Trinity portal).

  • ​​​Math Placement Exam
  • Guided Writing Assessment
  • Second Language Questionnaire
  • Second Language Self-Placement Examination (if you plan on continuing a second language you have previously studied)
  • STEM Questionnaire

In preparation for selecting your spring courses, you should read through the information found on the links below: 

The Trinity College Curriculum
Majors and Minors
Entry Courses to Majors
Helpful tips for course selection
Information for Pre-Health Professional Students
​Potential Science Majors

​One of your four spring semester classes will be your  first-year seminar, in which all first-year students are required to enroll. The J-Start first-year seminar will be taught by Professor David Rosen​. In addition to being your first-year seminar instructor, Professor Rosen will also serve as your academic adviser until you declare your major.