Common Hour

Tuesdays and Thursdays • 12:15-1:30 p.m.
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A light lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis during
Thursday Common Hour only.
If you plan on bringing a class or group to a
Thursday Common Hour program, please e-mail
 in order for adequate food to be requested.  

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 Tuesday or Thursday Common Hour program or event, pleasee-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 1 month prior to the program. 

*A light lunch  will be provided by the Calendar and Special Events Office during the Thursday Common Hour program booked atleast 4 weeks in advance of the scheduled date. All room reservations and event support services requests should be made though the Calendar and Special Events Office.

Mather Hall Dining Hall Table #2
Mather Hall Dining Hall Table #1
Mather Hall Washington Room
Mather Hall Dining Hall Table #2
Austin Arts Center Goodwin Theater
Mather Hall Dining Hall Table #2
Hallden Hall - North Wing Grand Room 104
Hallden Hall - North Wing Grand Room 104
Mather Hall Washington Room
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