At this time, we plan to hold our New Student Orientation in person on August 23-24, 2021. These sessions are especially important for your success here at Trinity, so all Deerfield campus-based incoming students are required to attend.
NSO will introduce you to the campus, address your questions, provide you with an opportunity to meet other students, staff and faculty, and get you started well on your journey at TEDS.
Thursday, August 19 – International New Student Orientation (9am-1:15pm)
Friday, August 20 – Proficiency Exams – Find out more information and register on myTIU. (You must be logged into myTIU for the link to work.) Any questions regarding proficiency and language exams should be directed to [email protected].
Saturday, August 21 – Residence Hall Move-in Day (Check in at Owens 800 Lower Level, 10am-4pm)
5:00 pm -Dinner for all new residents (Owens and apartments) and mandatory ResLifemeeting (Rodine Lobby)
Monday, August 23 – New Student Orientation (8am-4pm)
Tuesday, August 24 – New Student Orientation (9:30am -OR- 11am LibraryOrientation, choose one session)
Wednesday, August 25 – First Day of Classes (follow your Monday schedule)
All University Convocation (11:00am, ATO Chapel)
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
TEDS Dean’s Chapel with Dr. David Pao (11:00am, ATO Chapel)
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Mosaic Gathering (11:00am, Waybright Center, Melton Hall)
Friday, September 10 – MDiv Counseling Assessment PEPQ (1:00-3:00 pm; Hinkson Hall, Rodine Building). Contact [email protected] to register and for more information.
Students have the opportunity to apply to live on campus in a variety of different accommodations. Please visit our on-campus housing page for more information regarding our facilities, eligibility requirements, and application process. If you are ready to apply now, please go to myTIU where you’ll find the Housing System link on the left side of the page under Quick Links. Fill out the appropriate form and the Housing Office will contact you shortly.
NEW for MDiv students! Rent-free housing for MDiv students during their first year! Find out more.
Please be sure to have your fall payment arrangements finalized before the first day of classes.
You can find an explanation of program requirements and courses in the current Academic Catalog (TEDS Catalog). We recommend logging into myTIU > Academic Resources >Advisement where you’ll find advising resources including the Academic Handbook. If you have questions, contact your program director or the TEDS Academic Office at 847.317.8085.
Choosing courses for the semester happens on myTIU as well. Head to myTIU > Academic Resources > Course Schedules and Syllabi and find out what is being offered this semester in your program.
Tip: Looking at a course syllabus will be helpful in purchasing your books and materials ahead of time.
What about additional program requirements?
In addition to classes, there are other program requirements such as Field Education, Internships, and Practica. Information about Field Ed is located in myTIU>Academic Resources>Supervised Ministries.
If you have any questions, contact the Supervised Ministries office at [email protected], or call 847.317.8030.
Register Early – We strongly encourage you to register early. MyTIU is your gateway for information regarding billing information, grades, schedules, degree audits, and much more. Please refer to the academic calendar for all add/drop deadlines.
When can I register? New and re-admit students who have paid their reservation deposit with Admissions can register for classes.
For semester and quad courses, there is a $15 fee for each registration change made after the first week of the course. For modular courses, there is a $15 fee for each registration change made after the first day of the course.
In order to drop a modular course with a full refund and without record on your transcript it must be dropped by the first day of the course.
A complete listing of available campus services can be found on myTIU, but here are a few highlights: