Pre-Orientation Programs for 2016

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:  10 DAY Backpacking & Climbing, August 21-31, Cost: $600; 4 Day Backpacking, August 21-25 & August 27-31, Cost: $375; 4 Day Backpacking & Climbing, August 21-25 & August 27-31, Cost: $375; 4 Day Rock Climbing, August 21-25 & August 27-31, Cost: $375.

Venture Trinity:

Venture Trinity is a three-day leadership conference for women of the Class of 2020.
Dates: August 25 (midday) - August 27
Cost: $200 


(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 27 - 29
Cost: No charge


Bantam Beginnings:

Trinity's Bantam Beginnings, seven different two-day programs are offered, run by faculty, staff, and student leaders, that will appeal to a variety of interests.
Dates: August 29 - 31
Cost: $100 per student (fee waivers possible)


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?
A: Absolutely!

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?
A: Yes!

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.