Commencement at TIU

Trinity International University is looking forward to celebrating graduation with commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Commencement at the Deerfield campus will be held as smaller, more personal ceremonies in the ATO Chapel and include graduates from Fall 2022. In February we will email all the graduands with their ceremony time.

MAY 12

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School will have one commencement date in May for spring, summer, and previous fall graduates.

All TEDS commencement ceremonies are planned for Friday, May 12, 2023, in ATO Chapel. There will be a ceremony at 3:30 pm and a ceremony at 6:30 pm.

3:30 PM Ceremony
All Certificates
MA in Ministry
MA in Educational Ministries
MA in Intercultural Studies
MA in Mental Health Counseling
MA in Chaplaincy and Ministry Care
MA in Urban Ministry
Master of Divinity
Doctor of Ministry

6:30 PM Ceremony
MA/Theological Studies
MA/Christian Studies
MA/Biblical and Near Eastern Archeology
MA/Church History
MA/New Testament
MA/Old Testament and Semitic Languages
MA/Systematic Theology
All ThM concentrations
All PhDs

MAY 13

Trinity Graduate School commencement ceremonies are planned for Saturday, May 13, 2023, in ATO Chapel. TGS ceremonies will be held with TC ceremonies at 1:00 pm.

Trinity College commencement ceremonies are planned for Saturday, May 13, 2023, in the ATO Chapel. There will be a ceremony at 10:00 am and a ceremony at 1:00 pm.

10:00 AM Ceremony
BA, Bible and Ministry
BA, Biology
BA, Chemistry
BA, Computer Science
BA, Health Science / Human Performance & Wellness
BA, Education
BA, English
BA, Exercise Science
BA, History
BA, Humanities
BA, Mathematics
BA, Music
BA, Philosophy
BA, Pre-Physician Assistant
BA, Science Technology & Health Divisions

1:00 PM Ceremony
MA in Leadership
BA, Business
BA, Communication
BA, Criminal Justice
BA, Graphic Design
BA, Political Science
BA, Psychology
BA, Sociology


The following hotels offer a TIU discount:

Hyatt Regency, 1750 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL
Courtesy block of rooms available, 15 minute drive from campus
or call 800-233-1234
Use the group code TIUC or ask for the Trinity International University group rate.
To receive the special commencement rate, please book your room(s) by Friday, April 28, 2023.

La Quinta by Wyndham, 2000 S. Lakeshore Dr., Deerfield, IL
Courtesy block of rooms available, economy hotel, walking distance from campus
To make reservations – call 847-317-7300

Ask for the TIU Commencement Group Rate

Commencement Photos

More information to come.

To request information regarding your past graduation photos call
800.261.2576 or visit: Grad Images.

Community Safety

Community safety is our utmost concern. Trinity will be following any Illinois COVID guidelines that may be in place during Commencement.


All commencement questions should be sent to [email protected].

Please contact Academic Records for questions regarding your graduation status and diplomas.

Trinity Florida Site
Patricia Colangelo
Commencement Coordinator
[email protected]

Trinity Law School
Information for Trinity Law School’s Commencement can be found