- Matriculating is defined as enrolling in a college or university.
When you are entering Harvard for the first time, this is an example of when you are matriculating at Harvard.
- Present participle of matriculate.
Variant of matriculate
intransitive verbmatriculated, matriculating
to enroll, esp. as a student in a college or university
Origin of matriculate; from Medieval Latin matriculatus, past participle of matriculare, to register ; from Late Latin matricula, diminutive of matrix: see matrix
a person so enrolled