Information for Parents & Families

​Parents and families are encouraged to attend the following programs on Thursday, August 29, if possible, as these sessions will offer valuable resources and insight and will welcome you and your student to the Trinity community.

  • New Student Check-In, 8:00 a.m.-noon, Mather Hall, Washington Room
    • Note: Students moving into North Campus Residence Hall should drive directly to North Campus via Allen Place or via Summit Street from Zion Street. This route will provide direct access to North Campus on Vernon Street. Students in all other residence halls should drive to their halls via College Terrace to Summit Street.
    • As noted in the housing assignment emails, students should arrive following the times noted below:
      • 8:00 a.m.:
        • Elton Hall second and fourth floors
        • Funston Hall second and fourth floors
        • Smith Hall third floor
        • North Campus second floor
      • 9:00 a.m.:
        • Jones Hall first and third floors
        • Smith Hall second floor
        • Wheaton Hall third floor
        • North Campus second floor
      • 10:00 a.m.:
        • Elton Hall first and third floors
        • Smith Hall first floor
        • Funston Hall first and third floors
        • North Campus first floor
      • 11:00 a.m.:
        • Jackson Hall first, second, and third floors and basement (Rooms 00)
        • Jones Hall second floor and basement (Rooms 00)
        • Wheaton Hall first and second floors
        • North Campus first floor
  • Campus Resources and "Hartford Has It" Fair, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Cave Patio and Gates Quad (rain location: Cave Patio and Mather Hall, Lower Level)
  • Welcome Buffet Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Mather Dining Hall (free for students, $5 per person)
  • Family and Parent Orientation, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Cinestudio
  • President's Convocation, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Main Quad (rain location: Koeppel Community Sports Center)
  • Orientation Kickoff Cookout, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., Gates Quad and Cave Patio (rain location: Mather Dining Hall)
For any questions regarding the 2019 New Student Orientation, please refer to the schedule or the Frequently Asked Questions portion of the website. For any remaining questions, please contact the New Student Orientation Team at orientation@trincoll.edu.