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Take the next step into your career with Trinity Christian College’s Graduate programs in counseling psychology and special education.

Visit apply.trnty.edu.  There, you will create a new user account and select a graduate program application.  A statement of purpose is required for the application, and you will identify from whom you would like letters or recommendation.

If you are not ready to submit the application, you can save it and pick up where you left off by logging you’re your application portal.  At your earliest convenience, submit the application.  You will be required to pay a $50 application fee.

Once the application fee is submitted, you should hear from an admissions representative via email.

All applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended in the past.  Students should contact the Registrar’s Office at each college/university and request an official transcript be sent.  Electronic official transcripts can be sent to admissions@trnty.edu, and sealed paper official transcripts can be sent to:

Trinity Christian College Admissions
Attn: Adult Programs
6601 W. College Dr.
Palos Heights, IL 60463

Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.  This includes paper copies or copies sent via email.

Once the application and all official transcripts are submitted, the admissions representative will review your materials.  Following this, the registrar’s office will indicate whether or not you have completed any prerequisites that are required for you program.  From there, students may be invited to interview with the program director.

If selected to interview, the student will be asked to meet with the director of their graduate program.  The interview is usually ~30 minutes and takes place at Trinity’s Office of Admissions. The interview will be scheduled by the admissions representative via email.

A decision for admission will be made after the student interviews.  Students will receive an email regarding a change in their application status and a personal email from the admissions representative. A letter will be available in your application portal and via mail.

Students who do not meet admission requirements may be asked to take the prerequisite courses prior to being admitted into the program.  These students will be notified by the admissions representative regarding how to earn credit for prerequisite courses and if it is possible to take these courses at Trinity.

An enrollment deposit of $250 is required to hold your spot in the program.  The deposit will be applied to your first semester tuition.  Students can submit the deposit by logging into their application portal and accepting Trinity’s ‘Offer of Admission.’

Once you reply to your offer of admission, refresh the page.  A new checklist item will appear requesting that you submit the enrollment deposit.  Once you deposit, you will automatically be registered for your first semester of graduate courses.  After your first semester, you will register for courses through your student portal.

If you intend to use financial aid and have not yet completed your FAFSA, be sure to do this as soon as possible. The FAFSA can be completed by visiting: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Trinity’s school code is 001771. If you have already completed your FAFSA, please contact the Financial Aid Office to complete the process.

 

Unsubsidized loans are available for graduate students. Please contact Denise Coleman at 708.239.4706 or email her at denise.coleman@trnty.edu for any financial aid questions you may have.

If you do not intend to use financial aid, you are able to make payments through the link to the Business Office. If you have questions regarding your payment options, please contact Nadine Iwema in the Business Office at 708.293.4594 or via email at nadine.iwema@trnty.edu.

In order to be registered for your courses, you will need to log into your application portal and reply to Trinity’s ‘Offer of Admission.’

If/when you accept the offer, refresh the page.  A new checklist item should appear, requesting that you submit the $250 enrollment deposit.  The deposit will hold your spot in the program and will go directly towards your first semester tuition.  You will be automatically registered for your first semester courses once you deposit. The deposit will be applied to your first semester’s tuition.

The Student Portal is the central location for your academic information, and accessing it will be essential for your success in our program. Through the Portal, you will be able to do the following:

  • review your billing statement
  • accept student loans
  • sign the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement (SFRA)
  • complete the Student Contact Information
  • complete the Emergency Contact Information form (ECI)
  • download and complete Required Immunization Form
    (The State of Illinois requires that students present evidence of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus-diphtheria, and meningitis). Bring your completed immunization record to your mandatory orientation.
  • download and complete the vehicle registration form.

If you intend to use financial aid and have not yet completed your FAFSA, be sure to do this as soon as possible. The FAFSA website is www.fafsa.ed.gov. Trinity’s school code is 001771. If you have already completed your FAFSA, please contact our Financial Aid department to complete the process. Students in the adult programs are considered three-quarter time students.  The number of credit hours you are taking directly affects your financial aid.  Please contact Sharon Boss at 708.239.4835 or email her at Sharon.Boss@trnty.edu for any financial aid questions you may have.

If you do not intend to use financial aid, you are able to make payments through the link to the Business Office. If you have questions regarding your payment options, please contact Nadine Iwema in the Business Office at 708.293.4594 or via email at Nadine.Iwema@trnty.edu.

Orientation sessions are held for semesters according to the student’s admitted term of entry.  These sessions are for students only.   Click here for Orientation details.

Trinity’s registrar will enroll you in your first semester of coursework after you have signed the SFRA.

Beginning with your second semester at Trinity, you will register for courses through your Student Portal on Trollweb.  Dates for registration and course offerings can be found at the Schedule on the  Registrar’s pages.. Please refer either to the list of courses or the calendar included in your acceptance packet or given to you by your advisor.

You can purchase your textbooks at the Bootsma Bookstore.  The hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 9am – 6pm and Friday 9am-4pm.   E-mail the bookstore at bookstore@trnty.edu or call 708.239.4702 if you have any questions concerning books or other resources for your courses.

PLEASE NOTE: The bookstore closes at 9:45-11 for Chapel on Wednesdays and Fridays. Summer hours may vary.

+ Prospective Students

Visit apply.trnty.edu.  There, you will create a new user account and select a graduate program application.  A statement of purpose is required for the application, and you will identify from whom you would like letters or recommendation.

If you are not ready to submit the application, you can save it and pick up where you left off by logging you’re your application portal.  At your earliest convenience, submit the application.  You will be required to pay a $50 application fee.

Once the application fee is submitted, you should hear from an admissions representative via email.

All applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended in the past.  Students should contact the Registrar’s Office at each college/university and request an official transcript be sent.  Electronic official transcripts can be sent to admissions@trnty.edu, and sealed paper official transcripts can be sent to:

Trinity Christian College Admissions
Attn: Adult Programs
6601 W. College Dr.
Palos Heights, IL 60463

Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.  This includes paper copies or copies sent via email.

Once the application and all official transcripts are submitted, the admissions representative will review your materials.  Following this, the registrar’s office will indicate whether or not you have completed any prerequisites that are required for you program.  From there, students may be invited to interview with the program director.

If selected to interview, the student will be asked to meet with the director of their graduate program.  The interview is usually ~30 minutes and takes place at Trinity’s Office of Admissions. The interview will be scheduled by the admissions representative via email.

A decision for admission will be made after the student interviews.  Students will receive an email regarding a change in their application status and a personal email from the admissions representative. A letter will be available in your application portal and via mail.

Students who do not meet admission requirements may be asked to take the prerequisite courses prior to being admitted into the program.  These students will be notified by the admissions representative regarding how to earn credit for prerequisite courses and if it is possible to take these courses at Trinity.

An enrollment deposit of $250 is required to hold your spot in the program.  The deposit will be applied to your first semester tuition.  Students can submit the deposit by logging into their application portal and accepting Trinity’s ‘Offer of Admission.’

Once you reply to your offer of admission, refresh the page.  A new checklist item will appear requesting that you submit the enrollment deposit.  Once you deposit, you will automatically be registered for your first semester of graduate courses.  After your first semester, you will register for courses through your student portal.

If you intend to use financial aid and have not yet completed your FAFSA, be sure to do this as soon as possible. The FAFSA can be completed by visiting: www.fafsa.ed.gov. Trinity’s school code is 001771. If you have already completed your FAFSA, please contact the Financial Aid Office to complete the process.

 

Unsubsidized loans are available for graduate students. Please contact Denise Coleman at 708.239.4706 or email her at denise.coleman@trnty.edu for any financial aid questions you may have.

If you do not intend to use financial aid, you are able to make payments through the link to the Business Office. If you have questions regarding your payment options, please contact Nadine Iwema in the Business Office at 708.293.4594 or via email at nadine.iwema@trnty.edu.

+ Admitted Students

In order to be registered for your courses, you will need to log into your application portal and reply to Trinity’s ‘Offer of Admission.’

If/when you accept the offer, refresh the page.  A new checklist item should appear, requesting that you submit the $250 enrollment deposit.  The deposit will hold your spot in the program and will go directly towards your first semester tuition.  You will be automatically registered for your first semester courses once you deposit. The deposit will be applied to your first semester’s tuition.

The Student Portal is the central location for your academic information, and accessing it will be essential for your success in our program. Through the Portal, you will be able to do the following:

  • review your billing statement
  • accept student loans
  • sign the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement (SFRA)
  • complete the Student Contact Information
  • complete the Emergency Contact Information form (ECI)
  • download and complete Required Immunization Form
    (The State of Illinois requires that students present evidence of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus-diphtheria, and meningitis). Bring your completed immunization record to your mandatory orientation.
  • download and complete the vehicle registration form.

If you intend to use financial aid and have not yet completed your FAFSA, be sure to do this as soon as possible. The FAFSA website is www.fafsa.ed.gov. Trinity’s school code is 001771. If you have already completed your FAFSA, please contact our Financial Aid department to complete the process. Students in the adult programs are considered three-quarter time students.  The number of credit hours you are taking directly affects your financial aid.  Please contact Sharon Boss at 708.239.4835 or email her at Sharon.Boss@trnty.edu for any financial aid questions you may have.

If you do not intend to use financial aid, you are able to make payments through the link to the Business Office. If you have questions regarding your payment options, please contact Nadine Iwema in the Business Office at 708.293.4594 or via email at Nadine.Iwema@trnty.edu.

Orientation sessions are held for semesters according to the student’s admitted term of entry.  These sessions are for students only.   Click here for Orientation details.

Trinity’s registrar will enroll you in your first semester of coursework after you have signed the SFRA.

Beginning with your second semester at Trinity, you will register for courses through your Student Portal on Trollweb.  Dates for registration and course offerings can be found at the Schedule on the  Registrar’s pages.. Please refer either to the list of courses or the calendar included in your acceptance packet or given to you by your advisor.

You can purchase your textbooks at the Bootsma Bookstore.  The hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 9am – 6pm and Friday 9am-4pm.   E-mail the bookstore at bookstore@trnty.edu or call 708.239.4702 if you have any questions concerning books or other resources for your courses.

PLEASE NOTE: The bookstore closes at 9:45-11 for Chapel on Wednesdays and Fridays. Summer hours may vary.

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Alexis Henderson

Sr. Admissions Representative for Adult Undergraduate & Graduate Programs

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