Summer on Campus and in Hartford

Note – Due to COVID-19, Trinity College has decided to suspend all in-person summer classes and programming and the campus is closed until further notice. Click on links below for remote college service information.

Summer at Trinity evokes films at Cinestudio and free outdoor music concerts—from carillon music and picnics on the lawn on campus to the Greater Hartford Jazz Festival in July.  Take advantage of the summer to explore Hartford, including its rich museums and cultural sites, summer riverfront festivals, and ethnic restaurants. In addition to students taking courses and faculty conducting research, there are also students involved in summer research programs and working on campus, while over 200 children from Hartford participate in our Dream Camp program on campus.

Summer Building Hours

Click here ​for a complete listing of summer building hours.

Trinity College Library. Summer library hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM – 6:30/7 PM, Friday 8 AM-1 PM. Building​ access will be available 24/7 with a valid Trinity ID.

Information Technology. To get your  ID card and computer access, to go Level A of the Raether Library and Information Technology Center after you have registered.  Assistance with email accounts, off-campus computer connection (VPN), network ID and password, and related issues can be obtained from the Information Services Desk, located Level A of the Raether Library and Information Technology Center. Help can be requested in person, via email or by phone (860-297-2007).

Bookstore.  The campus bookstore  is open Monday – Thursday 10 am-4 PM, Friday 10 am-3 PM and during modified hours for special summer events. The bookstore will not be open on weekends.

Meal Options

Summer dining information will be available soon.

Other Student Resources

Students who have questions or need anything should contact the Dean of Students office at (860) 297-2156.  The office is open during regular working hours, with an administrator on call during all other times.​​​​​​


Students and faculty enjoy full access to Trinity College recreational and athletic facilities. Complete information, including hours of operation and use of equipment, can be found at  Trinity College Athletics.

Ferris Athletic Center is open during the summer, Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM.​


Students enrolling in summer courses are provided with telephone nursing advice 24/7 and  a list of primary care centers in the area, with  instructions for how to access them.


Trinity College strives to ensure that all students, including those with disabilities,  have the same opportunities to thrive academically and personally.  For further information, contact Lori Clapis by email​ or phone (860-297-4025).


Campus Safety is located at 76 Vernon Street and is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  They may be reached by dialing extension X2222 on campus or (860) 297-2222 from an off-campus line or mobile phone.  To register your car and obtain a parking permit, visit the Campus Safety Office.  If you are only taking an evening course, permits are not required.


People of all faiths are all welcome to participate in spiritual and religious programs and events on campus.  ​Located in the Trinity College Chapel, the chaplaincy supports all members of the Trinity community.  ​