Common Hour

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 12:15-1:30 p.m.
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Common Hour* intends to offer the Trinity community an opportunity to absent themselves from daily tasks and concerns, gather, and engage in topics of interest and enjoy performances, lectures, discussions, and readings that enrich our cultural and intellectual lives. The designated weekly hours also seek to showcase the best of what occurs within our campus community. 

If you are interested in hosting a Thursday Common Hour program, please e-mail with the following details:

  • Applicant name:
  • Sponsoring department:
  • Co-sponsors, if applicable:
  • Proposed date:
  • Lecture or program title:
  • Speaker (please include title):
  • Brief description:
  • Estimated expenses:
  • Funding sources:
  • Campus extension:
  • E-mail address:

Once a proposal is confirmed, the exact title and brief description of the event must be provided at least four weeks prior to the program. 

*All room reservations and event support services requests should be made though the Calendar and Special Events Office at least four weeks in advance. Mather Hall and Hallden Hall - North Wing are the primary spaces used.

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