Homecoming Weekend

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Homecoming Weekend: November 1-2, 2014

Schedule of Events



Saturday, November 1

9:00 a.m. 50th Reunion Registration

            Smith House Lobby

9:30 a.m  Q&A with President Joanne Berger-Sweeney

            Vernon Social

10:15 a.m. Class of 1963 meeting

10:00-11:30 a.m. 1965 and 1966 Reunion meetings

           Smith House

10:00-11:30 a.m. Trinfo.Cafe Open House

Learn about the College's neighborhood technology center, Trinfo.Café, and see first-hand the impact a recent grant from the Margaret G. Jacobs Charitable Trust Trustees William R. Levy ’75 and Philip Brown, II has had on its capacity to work with local families and organizations.

               Trinfo.Cafe, 1300 Broad Street

10:45 a.m.   Coach's pre-game report with head football coach, Jeff Devanney '93

Tansill Sports Room, Ferris Athletic Center 

11:00 a.m.   Student a cappella concert

Vernon Social 

11:00 a.m. BAO Brunch with President Joanne Berger-Sweeney

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Class of 1965 50th Reunion lunch

11:30 a.m.   Hospitality tent honoring Trinity families and alumni

Come catch up with friends and fellow alumni and grab a warm treat during the game.  Complimentary refreshments will be served until half-time. Sponsored by College Advancement.

North end of Jessee/Miller Field

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Volleyball Alumnae event

                Ferris Athletic Center conference room

11:30 a.m. Trinity Gear Bookstore Sale

                North end of Jessee/Miller Field


Homecoming Football Game

12:30 p.m. Trinity Bantams vs. Amherst Lord Jeffs

Don your blue and gold and come cheer on the home team to victory.

Bring your friends and your Trinity school spirit. 

Jessee/Miller Field  

*The National Anthem will be performed by the Trinitones.*

** Tickets will be available to purchase at the game.

-          $6 reserved seating – call Anne Murray at (860) 297-2056

-          $5 general admission

-          $1 children 12 years and under

-          Trinity students and half century club members FREE with ID



12:00 p.m. Class of 1963 Lunch (informal)

                 The Bistro

Half-time show by the Hartford Proud Drum Drill

Jessee/Miller Field

12:00-1:00 p.m. Jazz Pianist Michael Carabello performance

                Mather Hall Underground Coffeehouse Lounge

12:00-4:00 p.m. Women’s Field Hockey NESCAC

                Robin L. Sheppard Field

2:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball game vs. Bates College

                Oosting Gymnasium, Ferris Athletic Center

3:00 p.m.   Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Organization Open House  TBD

Queer Resource Center, 114 Crescent Street  

4:00 p.m. Oneg Shabbat

                Zachs Hillel House, 74 Vernon Street

4:00-5:00 p.m. From Trinity to Calcutta and Back --- 30 Years of Reporting and Photojournalism -Ben Barber ‘65, will discuss his new book --  GROUNDTRUTH; Work, Play and Conflict in The Third World – a collection of photos and vignettes about the development of dozens of countries the Third World, and the people who live there.

                Location: TBD

4:00-5:30 p.m. Class of 1967 and 1968 Reunion meetings

                 Smith House

4:30 p.m.   Class of 1963 meeting with Paul Mutone, guest speaker

Seabury classroom

5:30- 6:15 p.m. 50th Reunion Cocktail Reception

                 Reese Room, Smith House

6:00-6:45 p.m. Class of 1963 Cocktail Reception

                Faculty Club, Hamlin Hall

             click here for Registration

6:30-8:00 p.m.  50th Reunion Pass the Baton reception and dinner

Reese Room, Smith House

7:00-8:30 p.m.  Class of 1963 dinner

Hamlin Dining Hall

9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Vernon at Night

                Vernon Social Stage



Sunday, November 2

12:30 p.m. Service of Holy Communion

               Trinity College Chapel

1:00 p.m. EROS Sunday Brunch

              Queer Resource Center Community Room

1:15-2:30 p.m. Sunday Brunch

              Friendship Chapel

3:00 p.m. Celebration of the life of Jack Chatfield ’64, Professor of History Emeritus

            Trinity College Chapel

4:30-6:00 p.m. Reception for Jack Chatfield ’64, Professor of History Emeritus

            Terrace Rooms and Washington Room, Mather Hall

8:00 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass

            Friendship Chapel


Also happening on campus throughout the weekend:

Admissions Office tours and group information sessions


Group Information Sessions:  9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Tours: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Interviews:  Available by appointment only.  Please call 860-297-2180 to schedule an interview.

Admissions and Career Development Center, Admissions Lobby

Cinestudio Movie Theater

National Theatre Live-Skylight (Encore)

Sunday:  2:30 p.m


Artists’ Books and Prints: An Exhibition in the Watkinson Library

               Watkinson Library, Raether Library and Information Technology Center

Bound to Maintain Them  Prisoners of War and Humane Captivity in the German Empire, 1916-1917

              Raether  Center Atrium, Watkinson Library


Raether Library and  Information Technology Center

Saturday:  Noon - 6:30 p.m

Sunday:  Noon - 9:30 p.m

Visit the library Web site at www.library.trincoll.edu for more information.

Trinity College Bookstore

Get your Trinity gear at the Bookstore or at their tent during the Homecoming Football Game.

Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday:  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lower Level, Mather Hall


Vernon Social

Building Hours: 

Thursday - Sunday:  7:30 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.

The Bar (Only serving alcohol to those 21 and older with I.D.)

Friday and Saturday:  10:o0 p.m. - 1:45 a.m.

Sunday:   2:00  - 8:00 p.m.


Saturday:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.

Sunday:  9:00 a.m. – midnight



Times and locations may change. Please direct all inquiries regarding Homecoming Weekend to the Office of Alumni Relations via email at alumni-office@trincoll.edu or phone at (860) 297-2400.