Congratulations Class of 2027 on your acceptance to Trinity College!
We are excited to welcome you to the Trinity community. Click on the dropdown options in the timeline below for your next steps.
The final round of Starting Out Tasks are due on August 14. Be sure to complete all your tasks by this date, and check back often to make sure you do not miss any new information.
Fall 2023 Bill Due
Visit your Nelnet Campus Commerce payment portal to complete your payment. Visit the Student Accounts website for more information about tuition, payment plan options, and your payment portal. If you have questions regarding your bill, please contact the Student Accounts team at [email protected].
As you prepare for your transition to campus, you may have a range of exceptions and experience a range of feelings. Your responses to these questions may help us better prepare for your arrival on campus.
It is extremely important that you thoroughly review, complete, and submit the following forms:
- Parental Notification Form
- Emergency Departure Plan
- Photo Release and Publicity Authorization Form
- Directory Release Form
Information about your residential learning community and roommate assignments, as well as instructions about how to access your course schedules, will be sent to your Trinity email account by mid-August.
The Bantam Beginnings: New Student Orientation program will begin on Friday, August 25. All new students are required to participate in orientation.
In the liberal arts tradition, the Bantam Beginnings: New Student Orientation program offers students the opportunity to launch their journey at Trinity and to connect to the Hartford community.
Planning is underway, stay tuned for more details!
If you have questions regarding the Bantam Beginnings: New Student Orientation program, please contact the Orientation team at [email protected].
Everything has been leading up to this! September 5 is the first day of classes. We’ll see you there!
Congratulations, you’re a Bantam! Log in to your Admitted Student Portal to learn more about exciting upcoming opportunities and ways to connect with your Trinity community and future classmates.
If you have any questions about your transition into Trinity, please contact the Admissions Office. We are here to help you navigate your next steps.
Learn more about upcoming admitted student events to connect with students, alumni, staff, and faculty who are eager to support your growth as a future Bantam.
Make it official! If you have not already, complete the enrollment and deposit information in the “Enroll” tab within your Admitted Student Portal before the deadline indicated in your admissions decision letter.
Begin the Starting Out Process!
Visit the New Students Website to learn more about the starting out process. Check back in early April for updated information for the class of 2027. The New Students website will be your main source of information, be sure to bookmark this page.
On the New Students website you will find:
- Your Starting Out task checklist
- Information about course selection
- The Bantam Beginnings: New Student Orientation Program, and much more
During the first week of May, the following information will be sent to your personal email account:
- Your new Trinity College credentials
- Your Student ID number
- Your Trinity College email account
Be sure to notify the Admissions Office if you change your personal email address.
If you have questions regarding the starting out process, please contact the Bantam Network team at [email protected].
Using the new credentials that you will receive in early May, you will be able to access Trinity online services, forms, and required tasks within your Starting Out Portal by following these instructions:
- Log in to your TCOnline account at: http://my.trincoll.edu
- Locate the panel labeled “For New Students”
- Click on the link “Starting Out at Trinity College”
A full checklist of tasks is located on the New Students website. Take note: the first deadline is as early as May 31!
Your Trinity College email will be our will be our primary method of contact. Check your email, and check it often! Among your first emails in your new inbox will be information about the starting out process.
Keep in mind, your new Trinity email account will not be set up until you receive your online credentials in early May.
Have a question about a specific part of the process? Take a look through the Campus Contacts page to find the right person to answer your question.
The first round of Starting Out Tasks, including placement exams, are due by May 31. Be sure to check your Starting Out Portal and complete all tasks by the respective due dates listed below:
- May 31st
- June 30th
- July 31st
- August 14th
Student Accommodations Questionnaire
Be sure to thoroughly review and complete the Student Accommodations Questionnaire. Accommodations are granted to students who self-identify with a disability, and extend to both the classroom and to your life on campus at Trinity.
If you have questions regarding accommodations, please contact the Student Accessibility Resource Center at [email protected].
Academic Assessment/Questionnaire/Placement Exam
All new students are required to take the following academic assessment/questionnaire/placement exam:
- Guided Writing Assessment
- Math Placement Exam
- Second Language Questionnaire/Placement Exam
Completion of these academic assessment/questionnaire/placement exam will help you work with your Faculty Academic Advisor to select and enroll in the appropriate course level.
To live or study on campus, you are recommended to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 and are required to have all childhood vaccinations completed. Medical documentation must be submitted to the college prior to your arrival on campus.
If you have questions regarding immunization requirements, please contact the Health Center team at [email protected].
The Center for Academic and Experiential Advising (CAEA) will be your primary source of academic advising support. Advisers in the CAEA can be reached directly via email.
The Center for Academic and Experiential Advising is hosting live advising sessions for incoming students during the course selection period. Please join us on Zoom to learn about Trinity’s curriculum, pre-major class options, understanding the course selection form, and schedule building recommendations. Register on the New Student Advising page today!
The course selection form will appear in your Starting Out Portal in mid-June
- The course selection period will take place between June 14 – June 30, 2023.
- You will have the opportunity to enter your preferred and alternate courses, including your preferred First-Year Seminar.
Course selection forms are not considered in the order they are received. Changes may not be made once the form has been submitted, so be sure to take advantage of the advising opportunities and give considerable thought to your selections prior to submitting your form.
Your First-Year Seminar instructor will be your official Faculty Academic Adviser until you declare a major, at which time you will receive a new adviser in your field of study.
Visit the New Student Advising website to learn more about the academic advising and course selection process.
Be sure to read the housing contract thoroughly. Completion of the housing survey will help us determine the best placement for this upcoming year.
If you have questions regarding housing, please contact the Residential Learning Community team at [email protected].
Financial Aid Portal
Visit the Financial Aid Portal to thoroughly review and complete outstanding documentation and complete the final steps needed to accept or deny your financial aid offer.
If you have questions regarding your financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid team at [email protected].
Financial Responsibility Statement and Health Insurance Requirements
Be sure to read the Financial Responsibility Statement and Health Insurance Requirements thoroughly. If you have questions regarding the financial statement or health insurance, please contact the Student Accounts and Loans team at [email protected].
Your fall 2023 bill will be available this upcoming July. You and your authorized payers must log in to Nelnet Campus Commerce to view your term bill.
Visit the Student Accounts website for more information about tuition, payment plan options, and your payment portal.
If you have questions regarding your bill, please contact the Student Accounts team at [email protected].
All new students must complete the following online educational modules:
- DiversityEdu: Personal Skills for a Diverse Campus
- Alcohol-Wise and Marijuana-Wise: Alcohol and Substance Use Education and Prevention
- Sexual Violence Prevention
The online educational modules will provide a foundation for conversations and experiences that will occur during the Bantam Beginnings: New Student Orientation program and continue throughout your time at Trinity.
The Bantam Beginnings: New Student Orientation program seeks to connect students with their identity as Trinity Bantams.
- P.R.I.D.E. Welcome Weekend
- International Students and Scholars Orientation
Orientation NEXT Programs
The Orientation NEXT programs will connect you with campus partners who will help you discover the intersectionalities of being a Bantam and beginning your collegiate career.
Orientation NEXT programs will begin after the conclusion of the general orientation program. All students are required to participate in an Orientation NEXT program.
Rank your preference! The following programs will tentatively begin on August 31:
- C.A.P.E.: First-Gen
- Insights Into Hartford: Our Place, Our Home
- Summit-to-Success Scholars
- Venture Trinity
Planning is still underway, stay tuned for more details!
If you have questions regarding the Pre-Orientation and Orientation NEXT programs, please contact the Orientation team at [email protected].
The second round of Starting Out Tasks are due on July 31. Be sure to complete all your tasks by this date, and check back often to make sure you do not miss any new information.