2015 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 23

Throughout the Day

Room with a View: Selections from the 2015 Center for Urban and Global Studies and Office of Study Away Photo Contest
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall, second floor

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Information Desk

Visit the Information Desk to ask questions and pick up your “Proud Trinity Parent” button, campus map, class schedule, and final schedule of events with event locations.
Mather Hall Lobby

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Student Services Resources

Explore the many student services resources available on campus.  Student services representatives will answer your questions about services and programming, ranging from student activities, housing, study away opportunities, to spiritual and religious life.

For individual appointments on Friday, please call the respective offices prior to arrival on campus:
Family Weekend Student Services Resources

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Classes Open to Parents

Experience life as a Trinity student by sitting in on classes either with your son our daughter or on your own.  Please be aware that if you wish to join your son or daughter in class you must ask them to provide you with their schedule in advance.  Pick up a campus map and class schedule at the Information Desk in Mather Hall Lobby.
Various Classrooms

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A Sampling of Academic Projects: Science and Economics Poster Presentations on Display

Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall, second floor

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ten Decades of the Tripod, 1904-2004: A Century of Trinity from the Student Perspective

Raether Library and Information Technology Center Atrium and Watkinson Library

10:30 a.m.

Admissions Group Information Session

Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Campus Safety and Community Responsibility Update

Brian Heavren, Interim Director, Campus Safety
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Trinity College Official Class Ring Available for Purchase

Mather Hall Lobby

11:30 a.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Study-Away Opportunities: Trinity’s Office of Study Away

A light lunch will be provided. 
Registration required.
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

1:00 p.m.

Muslim Friday Prayers (Jumu’ah)

Muslim Prayer Room 100, Summit Suites

1:00 p.m.

Ferris Athletic Center Tour

The tour will meet in the lobby.
Registration required.
Ferris Athletic Center

1:30 p.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

For Parents, By Parents: What It’s Like to Be a Trinity Family

Join current parents of Trinity upperclassmen for an informal panel discussion about being a Trinity family.
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Financial Research & Technology Center Open House

Room A02, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Writing Center Open House

Writing Center, English Building, 115 Vernon Street

2:30 p.m.

Admissions Group Information Session

Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Adjusting to Campus Life

Ann Reuman, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Robert Lukaskiewicz, Associate Dean of Students and House Dean
Registration required.
Wean Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall, second floor

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Career Development Center Open House

Admissions and Career Development Center

3:30 p.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

4:00 p.m.

Cinestudio Tour

Registration required.
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

4:30 p.m.

Student Services Resources Reception

Meet representatives from various campus offices, including the Dean of Students, Community Service and Civic Engagement, the Counseling Center, Student Activities, the Women & Gender Resource Action Center and many more.
Registration required.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Family Weekend Long Walk Societies Reception

By invitation only.  For more information about the Long Walk Societies, please contact Erin Pollard at erin.pollard@trincoll.edu.
Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Shabbat Services and Dinner

Registration required.
Zachs Hillel House, 74 Vernon Street

7:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Shaun the Sheep Movie

Pick up your complimentary ticket(s) at the Information Desk.
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Fridays at the Fred

The Fred Common Room, East Summit Suites

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Vernon@Night! Presents Family Bingo

Enjoy the Vernon Social atmosphere while taking part in some good old fashioned bingo.  Winners will walk away with some Trinity swag to add to their collection.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street

Saturday, October 24

Throughout the Day

Room with a View: Selections from the 2015 Center for Urban and Global Studies and Office of Study Away Photo Contest
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall, second floor

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Information Desk

Visit the Information Desk to ask questions and pick up your “Proud Trinity Parent” button, campus map, class schedule, and final schedule of events with event locations.
Mather Hall Lobby

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

A Sampling of Academic Projects: Science and Economics Poster Presentations on Display

Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Financial Research & Technology Center Open House

Room A02, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

9:30 a.m.

Admissions Group Information Session

Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Model UN Bake Sale

Mather Hall Lobby

10:30 a.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

11:00 a.m.

A Conversation with President Joanne Berger-Sweeney

Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet: A Showcase of Scenes from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

A mix of performance and rehearsal, exhibiting the process of developing character, telling the story, exploring the text, engaging the audience, and envisioning direction.
The Grand Room, Hallden  Hall North

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Trinity College Official Class Ring Available for Purchase

Mather Hall Lobby

11:30 a.m.

Admissions Group Information Session

Grand Room, Admissions and Career Development Center

11:30 a.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Joslin Family Scholars Luncheon

By invitation only.
Joslin Family 1823 Room, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Applefest

A variety of apples by the pound, apple turnovers, apple pies, candied caramel apples, BBQ pulled pork, and apple cider will be available for purchase.
The Bistro, Koeppel Student Center

12:00 p.m.

Meet the Trinsition Fellows

Learn about the Bantam Network from the recent graduates who are helping first-year students transition to college life.
Washington Room, Mather Hall, second floor

12:30 p.m.

Campus Walking Tour

Leave from the Admissions and Career Development Center

12:30 p.m. – Halftime

Hospitality Tent Honoring Trinity Families and Alumni

Sponsored by Advancement
North end of Jessee/Miller Field

12:30 p.m. – Halftime

Face Painting at the Football Game

North end of Jessee/Miller Field

1:00 p.m.

Football vs. Bowdoin College

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available from the Office of Calendar and Special Events.
Registration required. 

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Jazz at the Underground Coffeehouse

Underground Coffeehouse, Mather Hall, lower level

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Smith House Open House

123 Vernon Street

2:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Shaun the Sheep Movie

Pick up your complimentary ticket(s) at the Information Desk.
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m

Chapel Open House

Our historic landmark Chapel is an architectural icon of the College and is also home to all sorts of student activities —from Episcopal services, Roman Catholic Mass, and Zen meditation to a cappella concerts, nonviolent resistance training, and benefits for Hartford community organizations. We’ve even been known to host ping pong tournaments. Meet the College chaplains and explore our historic  Chapel. Take a trip up the bell tower, discover the crypt, and learn about Spiritual and Religious Life on campus.
The Chapel

5:00 p.m.

A Cappella Music Festival

Featuring The Accidentals, The Dischords, The Pipes, the Quirks, and The Trinitones
The Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Shaun the Sheep Movie

Pick up your complimentary ticket(s) at the Information Desk.
Cinestudio, Clement Chemistry Building

9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Vernon@Night! Presents Alex Clark

Audience favorite, Alex Clark has been the honored recipient of 2 People's Choice Awards and was an official selection of The Los Angeles Comedy Festival. He is a return performer to The San Diego Buskers Fest, The Wisconsin State Fair, & The Canadian Fringe Circuit. You're guaranteed to love his show again and again.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street

Sunday, October 25

Throughout the Day

Room with a View: Selections from the 2015 Center for Urban and Global Studies and Office of Study Away Photo Contest
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall, second floor

11:00 a.m.

Roman Catholic Family Mass

The Chapel

12:30 p.m.

Service & Holy Communion with music by The Chapel Singers

The Chapel

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Halloween on Vernon

A safe, spooky, and fun place for local children and their families to trick or treat.
Vernon Social, 114 Vernon Street

1:15 p.m.

Community Brunch in the Friendship Chapel

Registration required.
The Chapel