Get on campus early and make new and lasting friendships!
Sign up for pre-orientation programs.
Start your Trinity College journey with a wilderness adventure on Quest.
Dates: Quest 4-Day A: August 17-21; Quest 4-Day B: August 23-27; Quest 10-Day: August 17-27
Cost: 4-day: $375, 10-Day: $550
Venture Trinity is a three-day leadership conference for women of the
Class of 2018.
Dates: August 21 (midday) - August 23
(Promoting Respect for Inclusive Diversity in Education)
The P.R.I.D.E Welcome Weekend
is a three-day program primarily designed to help students of color and international students become acquainted the campus and make a successful transition to Trinity's academic and social environment.
Dates: August 23 - August 25
Cost: No charge
Trinity's Bantam Beginnings
marks year two after a very successful launch in 2013. Eight different two-day programs are offered, run by faculty, staff, and student leaders, that will appeal to a variety of interests.
Dates: August 25 - August 27
Cost: $100 (fee waivers possible)
Trinity has created a schedule that will allow you to choose your pre-orientation experience with ease. Students may select from
more than one program and flow from one directly into another.
All first-year students will roll into regular Orientation starting with Check-In on Thursday, August 28.
Q: Why should I participate in a pre-orientation program?
A: You'll be able to meet new friends and learn about the Trinity community earlier than those who arrive later in the week.
Q: If I come early for a pre-orientation program, can my parents come back for Convocation?
Q: Can I do more than one pre-orientation program?
A: Yes - please refer to the chart above.
Q: Where will I live during pre-orientation?
A: You'll be able to move into your assigned residence hall room, so you'll get an early start on setting up your new living space and making yourself comfortable in your new surroundings.
Q: Are meals provided?
Q: What if there is a gap in time between the programs I'd like to do?
A: Unless you are an international student, you can't stay on campus in between programs. You may choose to go home or stay with someone off campus.