Due to construction, the following areas will be impacted:

Friday, February 22, all day

acilities site work is scheduled in the Austin Arts Center and Ferris Athletic Center parking lots. Each lot will have 5–6 spaces blocked off for the site work. Access to Gates Quad buildings will not be affected.



Weight Watchers at Work
Employees who are interested can sign up any time. See schedule details, and contact​ for details.​

Discounted Admission and Membership Rates for Trinity Employees at CT Science Center

Health and Wellness
Learn more about health and wellness workshops, programs, and benefits for staff and faculty. Register​ for new programs​

Position Openings


Apply by Feb. 28 to be an Orientation Leader and Orientation Chairperson
The Office of Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership is lo​oking for fantastic students to join the New Student Orientation team in welcoming the Class of 2023 to campus next fall! The Orientation Chair and Orientation Leader positions are great opportunities for leadership on campus and are paid positions. We hope you'll consider joining us! Those interested in applying can do so at the following link:​.

Federal Work-Study Program
Positions are open to any currently enrolled Trinity College student. Check for open positions​​


Fitness Classes
Group fitness classes are open to students, faculty and staff. See the spring 2019 schedule​ 

​​Public Events Calendar

Visit to see the college's public events calendar.

Submit an Announcement

To have your announcement published on this site, send us an email with the text of the announcement, your contact information, and the dates you'd like the an​nouncement to be published. 

Deadline for Weekly Announcements Email

To have your announcement published in the weekly email digest on Wednesday mornings, it must be received by Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Submit your announcement here​.



2020 Honorand Nominations 

Members of the Trinity College community can submit nominations for honorary degrees to be awarded at Commencement 2020. Nominations for 2020 honorary degree recipients and Commencement speakers can be submitted here​ until 5:00 p.m. on February 27, 2019. ​

New Catering Delivery Service—Bantams of the Fly

This service, provided by Trinity Dining Services, offers an alternative to catered events. For a small delivery fee, Trinity Dining Services will deliver and set up food orders in disposable packageing as an on-campus alternative to outside vendor catering delivery.  ​More information​

Nepantla: Borderlands and Liminal Space

Now on view at the Watkinson Library. This exhibit shares the photography of Terri Warpinski and the poetry of Laura Winter in their work, Liminal Matter: Traces as well as the words and images of Gloria Anzaldúa to reveal the experience of Nepantla, or being in-between and to illustrate what is created in and through this experience. The exhibit runs through June 1. Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 

Feb. 21 | SMART Recovery "Family and Friends" Meeting

Every Thursday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Trinity Commons, Room 142. Contact: or Are you a family member or friend of someone with a substance or activity addiction (gambling, spending, eating, over-exercising, excessive media use, etc)? Help yourself and help your loved one. SMART Recovery Family & Friends is a science-based, secular alternative or supplement to Al-Anon. Our Method is based on the tools of SMART Recovery and CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training). Website:​​​​

Feb. 25 | “Forensic Fascination: From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom & Beyond”

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Boyer Auditorium in the Life Sciences Center. Hosted by Trinity’s Career Development Center. Join us for a captivating visual and first-person account of crime scene investigation and its use in the courtroom and sentencing of the accused. Det. Lt. Roger Forsthoff (Ret.), a former homicide investigator, forensic laboratory director, and testifying witness will discuss the dynamic and controversial interplay of the multi-faceted forensic disciplines as they relate to homicide investigation techniques and related courtroom testimony. The presentation will include a discussion of investigation techniques, psychology, history, law, public policy, and biology, and their interactions within the investigative process from the "scenes-of-crime" and into the courtroom, as well as their impact on individuals and society, including the accused, victims, jurors, the public, and the crime scene investigator. ​The “CSI Effect” and its impact on our criminal justice system will also be addressed.

Feb. 26 | Black History Month Crowdsourcing Event

Noon–2:00 p.m., LITC 182 (Digital Scholarship Studio). Celebrate Black History Month by taking part in transcription and editing projects that honor black history and culture both in the United States and around the world. No experience necessary, just bring your lunch and your laptop. More information​

Feb. 26 | Beyond the Rainbow: The Intersectionality of Being Black and Queer

4:30–5:30 p.m., Dangremond Family Commons. Presented by Trinity College’s Black Women’s Organization (TCBWO).

Feb. 26 | Tourism and Air Transportation Infrastructure: A Gravity Approach | Common Hour

Common Hour at the Center for Urban and Global Studies, 70 Vernon Street. Professor Yuan Cheng, Thomas Visiting Professor from Fudan University, will present his research as part of the Global Vantage Point Lecture Series. Pizza served. Read more here.

Feb. 27 | Quick! Get SMART!! Power Skills Session

Do you have 30 minutes? Do you like food? Do you want to learn ways to improve your life and well-being? Join us for a Quick! Get SMART!! Power Skills Session every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in Trinity Commons, room 142. Email by Wednesday at noon for food choices. Forgot to email? Join us anyway, we have snacks! This week's topic: What is radical acceptance and how can it change your perspective on anything? See full schedule

Feb. 27 | SMART Recovery Meetings for ages 18 to 24

Every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Trinity Commons, Room 142. Contact: or SMART stands for "Self Management and Recovery Training". SMART is an international organization with a mission to offer free, self-empowering, mutual-help groups for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction. SMART helps people address issues with: alcohol, drugs, smoking/vaping, gambling, eating, spending, gaming, over-exercising, preoccupation with relationships or sex, excessive use of the internet/social media, etc. SMART is a science based program. It's built upon well-established scientific approaches used to help people manage behavioral problems and achieve successful change. Website:​​

Feb. 28 | Weekly "Odyssey" Reading Group | Common Hour

Weekly reading group for Emily Wilson's highly acclaimed new translation of the Odyssey. Common Hour, WGRAC Lounge in Mather Hall. We will gather for about 45 minutes or so once a week to take turns reading passages aloud to each

other. This will be a relaxing, low-key event. No preparation, no pressure, no homework. Martha Risser will bring books and food to share. Please bring your own drinks. Read more and see full schedule. ​​​

Feb. 28 | Black History Month Closing Dinner

Featured speaker: Ilyasah Shabazz. 6:30–9:30 p.m., Washington Room

Feb. 28 | Trivia Night

7:00 p.m. Trinfo.Café at 1300 Broad Street is hosting a trivia night for all with pizza, refreshments, and prizes. ​​Come test your knowledge of Hartford and Trinity!

March 1 | Women at the Summit: Discussion with Chris Evert​

Noon–1:00 p.m., Washington Room. To kick off Women’s History Month—which coincides this year with Trinity’s celebration of 50 years of coeducation—Evert will join Trinity Field Hockey Coach Anne Parmenter for what promises to be a wide-ranging conversation about the evolution of women’s roles in the world of sports and in society overall. 

March 5 | Annual Philip C. F. Bankwitz Lecture in French History

104:30 p.m., Reese Room in the Smith House. Presented by the Department of History. Professor Catherine E. Clark, associate professor of French studies at MIT, will deliver a lecture titled "Rethinking Henri Cartier-Bresson in China: The Chinese Civil War in the Western Press, 1948–1949." More information​

March 6 | Passport Fair

10:00 am.–2:00 p.m., Office of Study Away, 66 Vernon Street. Apply for a new passport or renew an old one at the Trinity College and Harford Public Library passport fair. Passport photos will be available for $8.00, cash only. More information​

March 8 | What can microscopic magnetic minerals reveal about Neanderthal lifeways?

A talk by Dr. Ellery Frahm from the Department of Anthropology at Yale University. 3:30 p.m. in McCook Auditorium. Read more​

March 12 | The New Normal? The Long-Term Decline in U.S. Geographic Mobility | Common Hour

Common Hour at the Center for Urban and Global Studies, 70 Vernon Street. Thomas Cooke, Professor of Geography at Uconn, will present his research as part of the Global Vantage Point Lecture Series. Pizza served. Read more here​.

March 14 | Politics of Creativity | Common Hour

Carlos Uriona—actor, creator, and puppeteer—and Yael Rasooly—Schusterman Visiting Artist in Theater and Dance—will present during this Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies workshop. A light lunch will be served. More information

March 26 | Valor y Cambio | Common Hour

Common Hour, Dangremond Family Commons. The Center for Caribbean Studies presents a talk by Frances Negrón-Muntaner from Columbia University. Valor y Cambio (#valorycambio) is a story-telling, community-building, and solidarity economy project started by the artists Frances NegrónMuntaner and Sarabel Santos Negrón. It raises the question of what Puerto Ricans value as a society and introduces a community currency—pesos of Puerto Rico—as a means of change, in the sense of both money and social transformation. Co-sponsored by the Economics Department. More information​

March 26 | Galileo’s Middle Finger, an Evening of Open Discussion

7:30 p.m. in the 1823 Room. Join us for a discussion of Alice Dreger’s account of scientific controversy in the past and the present day and arguments around science, ethics, social activism, and the delicate but fundamental tie between truth and justice. Dinner will be provided. More information and to RSVP​

March 28 | Symposium—At the Crossroads: Identity and Conflict in Turkey | Common Hour

Common Hour in the Washington Room with discussion and Q & A to follow. Presented by the Center for Urban and Global Studies. Contributions to this symposium offer different perspectives on Turkey’s current position as the only NATO member progressively distancing itself from the North Atlantic world, as well as the rise of nationalism in Turkey. More information here​

April 9 | “Building the Green New Deal” | Common Hour

Common Hour, McCook Auditorium. Presented by Robert Pollin, Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Dire​ctor of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at UMass Amherst. Part of the Macroeconomics Seminar Series, presented by Trinity's Department of Economics. More about Robert Pollin​

Trinity College Community Child Center Seeking Donations for On-Site Food Pantry 

Donations may be made directly to the center, and the pantry is available to anyone in need. Read more, and see a list of suggested items​ for donation.



Career Studio
Drop In Hours
  • Mondays, 7:00–9:00 p.m. at Peter B’s
  • Monday–Friday, 1:00–5:00 p.m. at Center for Student Success and Career Development
  • Closed: Trinity Days (Feb. 20–21) and Spring Break (March 17–21)
See the website​ for more information and details

Pool in Ferris Athletic Center—Open Swim Hours
Through March 1
  • Monday–Friday, 10:30 a.m.–2:10 p.m.
  • Trinity Days (February 21–22): noon–2:00 p.m.
March 4–May 3
  • Monday–Friday, 10:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Finals Week (May 2019)
  • Limited hours; schedule TBD
The Q-Center
  • Sundays, 7:0010:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Thursday, 4:0010:00 p.m.
  • Closed: Trinity Days (Feb.​ 20–21) and Spring Break (March 17–21)
The Writing Center
Open Hours
  • Sundays, 7:0010:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Thursday, 3:0010:00 p.m.
Please see the website​ for more details and to schedule an appointment.​


Mather Dining Hall
Expect station closures in Mather Hall during Trinity Days.
Regular Dining Hours
  • Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; 5:30–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; 5:30–8:00 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.; 5:30–8:00 p.m.
Cave and Bistro
Reduced hours for Trinity Days (Feb. 21–22: 7:00 p.m.-midnight, Thurs.–Sunday)
Regular Dining Hours
  • Monday–Thursday: 11:30 a.m.–midnight, Friday: 11:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 3:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m., Sunday: 3:00 p.m.–midnight
Closed for Trinity Days (Feb. 21–22, reopens Feb. 24 at 6:00 p.m.)
Regular Dining Hours
  • ​Monday–Thursday: 11:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m., Friday: 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6:00–9:00 p.m., Sunday: 6:00–10:00 p.m.​


Sunday | Service of Holy Communion
12:30 p.m. in the Chapel. All are welcome to attend this service in the Episcopal tradition, followed by Community Brunch in the Crypt Chapel at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday | Roman Catholic Mass
7:00 p.m. in the Friendship Chapel. Roman Catholic Ministry welcomes students, faculty, and staff to attend this mass.
Tuesday | Trinity Zen
Newcomer orientation at 6:30 p.m., meditation at 7:00 p.m. in the Crypt Chapel (up the main aisle, under the gate at the right, down the stairs).
Friday | Jumu’ah Prayers
1:30 p.m.  in the Muslim Prayer Room, Summit South first floor. The Muslim Student Association and Muslim Life team invite all students to join for Friday prayers, followed by refreshments.
Friday | Shabbat Services and Dinner
6:00 p.m. at Zachs Hillel House​, 74 Vernon Street. The services and dinner are open to all members of the Trinity community.​



Feb. 28 | Major Declaration Workshop
Common Hour in the LSC auditorium. This workshop is hosted by the Center for Academic Advising. Students can meet with advisors to discuss the process and mechanics of declaring a major. Please bring your laptop and your questions. Lunch will be provided. More information​

Apply by March 20 for Technos Japan Tour This Summer
All expenses paid trip to Japan, made possible by the Tanaka Ikueikai Educational Trust ​More information​​