Urban + Global

​We stand in the city of Hartford, the capital of Connecticut. But our interest in cities reaches far beyond our hometown. We’re spearheading urban-global research in cities large and small, in the U.S. and around the globe. We offer research opportunities, study abroad, community service opportunities, and internships to help you explore cities in ways educational, interesting, and profound.

Center for Urban and Global Studies

Conduct research, author publications, and travel abroad with our first-of-its-kind Center for Urban and Global Studies.

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Community Learning Initiative

Take action in the Hartford community by partnering with local organizations to address real issues through CLI courses and research opportunities.

Cities Gateway

Start exploring urban life from the get-go with our first-year Cities program. It’s one of our signature first-year programs, built to help you delve right into life at Trinity.

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Community Action Gateway

Learn how to create change in your community in this first-year program where you engage with local community leaders and pursue research projects for social change.

Study Away

Spend a summer, a semester, or an academic year exploring unfamiliar territory in the U.S. or abroad with our many study away programs.

Liberal Arts Action Lab

Work collaboratively at our downtown campus with a team of students, faculty, and community partners to research and develop solutions on local problems.

Urban Studies Major and Minor

Forge your future by studying city life in-depth with our Urban Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.

International Studies Major

Examine the diversity and interdependence of the world’s peoples, their institutions, and the complex cultural, societal, and economic forces at play across the globe.


Put your knowledge to practical use through one of our more than 200 academic internships in Hartford and beyond.

Community Service and Civic Engagement

Engage with urban life alongside your fellow students through dynamic service and volunteer opportunities in Hartford.