New Student Orientation

Welcome new students!

We are very excited to welcome each and every one of the newest students of Trinity College on August 28, 2014! Orientation is a great opportunity for new students to forge friendships, become familiar with the College, and assimilate comfortably into college life. Our Orientation Leaders are very excited to meet and work with you and to help make your transition to Trinity College as smooth as possible. 

Some important dates for all incoming students and families to put on your calendars: 
June 16-18, 2014: June Advising Days (select one day to attend)
*Registration will open in early May 2014
August 28, 2014: Arrive for Check-In Day and Orientation
*More information to come.
September 2, 2014: First Day of Fall Classes
October 24-25, 2014: Family Weekend

All students in the Class of 2018 must participate in the official Check-In and First-Year Orientation. This includes students who arrive early for athletic team trials, Quest, and P.R.I.D.E. Welcome Weekend.

During Orientation, you and your classmates will take part in two of Trinity College's oldest and most revered traditions, Matriculation and the Book Signing ceremony.
Check-In:       To Be Announced
 Koeppel Community Sports Center, 175 New Britain Ave.
First-Year Orientation: To Be Announced

Please call the Student Activities Involvement & Leadership​ office at 860-297-2171 if you have any questions about the Orientation programs.

You will receive your group assignment when you check in and you will be given an Orientation booklet for your group. To see an example of last year's Orientation schedule, please visit the link below:

As we approach the summer, this website and the First-Year Program's Starting Out​ website will have more information regarding Fall 2014 Orientation.

Pre-Orientation Programs

To be announced.

P.R.I.D.E. Welcome Weekend
(Promoting Respect for Inclusive Diversity in Education)
Students participating in the P.R.I.D.E. Welcome Weekend will arrive on campus prior to the Orientation programs. 

International Student Orientation

Both first-year and exchange international students participate in P.R.I.D.E. and the First-Year Orientation. In addition, sessions are planned to meet the particular needs of international students, including a shopping trip for dormitory room needs and, most importantly, immigration law training.  Further questions may be directed to the Office of International Programs. Phone: (860) 297-2005