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Admissions Procedures

Step #1: Admissions Inquiry Form

To express interest in Trinity Hall please complete the Admissions Inquiry form. You will be contacted by a representative of the admissions team to address student and family questions, and to review the application process and required forms.

Step #2: Open House (Recommended; Attend one)

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 9 - 11 a.m.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 6 - 8 p.m.

Attending an Open House event allows families to tour the school, meet the faculty, staff and students, and receive immediate answers to their questions.

Step #3: Entrance Exam (Mandatory)

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8 – 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8 – 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 8 – 11:15 a.m.

All applicants must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT), offered by Scholastic Testing Service, Inc., on one of the available dates. Pre-registration is required. Students can register for the test by filling out our Entrance Exam Registration form. The registration fee is $100. Payment can be made on our website using a credit or debit card, or you may pay by check and mail it to Trinity Hall, Attention: Theresa Kiernan, 101 Corregidor Road, Tinton Falls, NJ, 07724.

Step #4: Application Submission

Early Application Deadline: Monday, November 25, 2019
Regular Application Deadline: Friday, February 7, 2020

Please return the completed admissions application as soon as possible. Only complete applications will be reviewed by the admissions committee and must include the application, essays, transcripts, and recommendations. Applications received after February 7, 2020 will be considered on a rolling admissions basis only if space is still available. Please note that we regularly hold a wait list; submitting an admissions application by the deadline is strongly suggested. 

Online Admissions Application (TADS): Our admissions application is available online through TADS.com. You must create an account on TADS to access the online admissions application. You can save your application and return to work on it before submitting it to Trinity Hall. Click the TADS button below to begin or go to http://mytads.com/a/trinityhall.
 
Click here to apply at http://www.tads.com
 
Paper Admissions Application: The admissions application may be downloaded below and completed as a paper application. Please mail completed paper applications to Trinity Hall, Attention: Theresa Kiernan, 101 Corregidor Road, Tinton Falls, NJ, 07724.

Step #5: Admissions Visit and Interview (Mandatory)

Selected dates in November, December, January and February
 
After the student has registered for or taken the entrance exam and returned the student’s portion of the admissions application, a representative of the admissions committee will contact you to schedule an in-person parent and student interview. The student will be assigned a Trinity Hall student host and join selected classroom discussions and activities.

Step #6: Financial Aid (TADS)

Application Opens: Monday, October 28, 2019
Application Deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020

The TADS Financial Aid Application must be completed by January 24, 2020. Families may apply online by visiting www.TADS.com or request a paper application by contacting TADS at (800) 884-8237 or via TADS’s online request for a paper application. Prior to beginning the TADS Financial Aid Application, it is recommended that families complete the TADS Financial Aid Worksheet, which will help in gathering the necessary supporting documents prior to beginning an application.
Once TADS receives your application, they will request supporting documentation. Parents will be asked to submit a copy of their most recent 2018 Form 1040 Federal Tax Return, complete with all schedules and W-2 forms, within five business days of submitting their TADS application. With this information, TADS will conduct an estimated financial assessment. Parents will be then asked to submit their 2019 Form 1040 Federal Tax Return, complete with all schedules and W2 forms, no later than April 1, 2020. Current year tax returns are required to confirm TADS family financial assessment and will be used to audit the award, not to determine it.

Step #7: Admissions Notifications

* PLEASE NOTE:  Early Application admissions notifications will be mailed in January, a change to our December notification in previous years.

Early Application Process: Mailed on Friday, January 10, 2020
Regular Application Process: Mailed on Friday, March 6, 2020

Application Forms

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students: Trinity Hall admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.