COURSE AND REGISTRAR INFO​

​​Major Declaration Deadline
Members of the Class of 2021 are required to declare a major by March 29. More information

Add/Drop Information—Q4 Classes, Spring 2019
Add/Drop for fourth quarter classes will be available online through Monday, March 25.  All changes to your schedule, including designation of a class to be graded on a Pass/LowPass/Fail grading basis, must be completed by this deadline. You may make changes to your schedule online as long as space is available in a class and special permission is not required.​ Contact the Registrar’s Office​ for assistance.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Estate Planning Lunch and Learn Session
March 28, noon–1:00 p.m. This session is designed to teach the fundamentals of estate planning concepts. More information​

Employee Discount on TheaterWorks Tickets
Trinity faculty and staff may purchase TheaterWorks tickets at a discounted rate. More information

Weight Watchers at Work
Employees who are interested can sign up any time. See schedule details, and contact human-resources@trincoll.edu​ 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

STUDENT CAMPUS JOBS​

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

RECREATION, FITNESS, AND WELL-BEING

Namaste Shalom Yoga
Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m., Zachs Hillel House (2nd floor), 74 Vernon Street. Free of charge. Open to the Trinity community. No previous experience necessary. Yoga mats, bolsters, blocks available at Hillel. Space is limited. RSVP to lisa.kassow@trincoll.edu​. Co-sponsored by Trinity Hillel and Bantams in Balance. More information​

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

Public Events Calendar

Visit http://events.trincoll.edu 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​.



 

ALL CAMPUS ANNOUNCEMENTS​

Participants Needed for Neuroscience Study

Researchers are investigating the effects of enculturation on memory in Spanish speakers. Participants need to be fluent in Spanish, over 18 years old and have no history of neurological illnesses. The study takes approximately one hour and participants will be compensated with a $10 Amazon gift card. All are welcome. Contact: Laura Cadavid ’19  ​​


Participants Needed for Paid Research Study

Researchers in the Cognitive Neuropsychology Lab are investigating prospective memory—your ability to remember to do something in the future. Participants will be compensated with a $10 Amazon gift card. More information​  


March 26 | Integrating Film and Video into Your Course | Common Hour

Information Services staff will give a workshop on integrating film and video into your course​. Learn more about the diverse film content offered by the library’s subscription resources and how to incorporate it into your course. We will create clips from Kanopy and Kaltura, relocate them within Moodle, and explore Kaltura’s video assignment feature. Common hour, from 12:15–1:15 p.m., in LITC room 181. RSVP here so that we can estimate attendance. Don’t forget your laptop! Light lunch will be served.
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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 Negrón-Muntaner 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 | Greenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture

4:00–6:00 p.m., Rittenberg Lounge. Journalist and author Frances Fitzgerald will deliver a lecture on religion and American diplomacy. 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 27 | Hip Hop Master Class with Artist Amirah Sackett

11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Performance Lab, Trinity Commons. An internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Amirah Sackett explores and embodies her Muslim American identity through combining hip hop movement and Islamic themes. Amirah is choreographing a piece for Spring Dance and will be at Hip Hop Fest (both in April). Open to all members of the Trinity College Community. 


March 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 Pamela Mulready by Wednesday at noon for food choices. Forgot to email? Join us anyway, we have snacks! This week's topic: How to Maximize Your Energy and Focus. See full schedule​


March 27 | SMART Recovery Meetings for ages 18 to 24

Every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Trinity Commons, Room 142. Contact: Pamela Mulready or Daniel Levy. 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: smartrecovery.org​​​


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. Light lunch served. More information here​


March 28 | Translating the Odyssey Again: How and Why by Emily Wilson | Common Hour

Common Hour, Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall. Please join the Department of Classical Studies as we host internationally renowned scholar and translator Emily Wilson, Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Her new translation of Homer’s Odyssey (Norton, 2018) has been called “remarkable” (New York Times), “a new cultural landmark” (Guardian), “fast-paced and enchanting…more readable, more alive” (Bryn Mawr Classical Review). Professor Wilson will speak on “Translating the Odyssey Again: How and Why.”​


March 28 | Out in the Workplace

6:00 p.m., Admissions and Career Development Center. This event features a panel of three Trinity alumni who will share their experiences navigating the job process as an out LGBTQ+ individual. Sponsored by the Queer Resource Center, WGRAC, Alumni Relations, the Center for Student Success and Career Development, and EROS. More information​


March 28 | SMART Recovery "Family and Friends" Meeting

Every Thursday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Trinity Commons, Room 142. Contact: Pamela Mulready or Daniel Levy​. 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: smartrecovery.org


March 29 | Women in the Workplace

Eve12:30–2:00 p.m., WGRAC Lounge. A WGRAC discussion co-hosted by the Center for Student Success and Career Development. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. More information​​​​​​​​​​​​


March 31 | Deadline to Apply for a Liberal Arts Action Lab Fall 2019 Research Project

Student and faculty applications are being accepted. Work on a semester-long research project with a Hartford community organization. Students earn two credits. More information​


April 1 | Energy and Air Pollution in the United States Since the 1990 Clean Air Act

11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m, McCook Auditorium. A lecture by John Mertens, professor of engineering. All are invited.


April 1 | Take Back the Night

6:00 p.m., Washington Room. Featured speaker: CT State Senator Mae Flexer​. Sen. Flexer is the vice chair of the Higher Education & Employment Advancement Committee.Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


April 2 | Machismo and Transit Infrastructure in Quito, Ecuador | Common Hour

70 Vernon Street. Part of the Global Vantage Point Lecture Series. Julie Gamble, assistant professor of urban studies, will giv ea talk drawing on ethnographic and qualitative data to discuss the ways in which machismo is spread materially and immaterially in the shared spaces of transit in Quito, Ecuador. Pizza served. More information here​


April 4 | Trinity Giving Day

CinTrinity’s sixth annual Giving Day is an opportunity for the entire college community to come together in celebrating the vital role that philanthropy plays in making the Trinity experience possible. Our goal is to ensure 2,250 donors to unlock an addtional $500,000 for Trinity! Follow the excitement at givingday.trincoll.edu ​ 


April 4 | Call Her Ganda: Screening and Q&A with Director PJ Raval

Cinestudio, 4:30–6:30 p.m. This award-winning film follows the fight for justice for Jennifer Laude, a Filipina trans woman who was murdered by a U.S. serviceman in 2014. *Please note that images of transphobic violence appear in the film.* Reception will follow in Clement Lobby, adjacent to the ground floor atrium in Cinestudio. Co-sponsored by: American Studies; International Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Sociology; WGRAC; CUGS, Multicultural Affairs; Human Rights; History; The O'Neill Asian Studies Fund; Class of ’69 Fund; Anthropology; Asian Studies; Film Studies; and the Queer Resource Center.​ 


April 4–6 | Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rocky musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics and book by Howard Ashman. Like the classic science fiction monster thrillers of the 1950s—Invasion of the Body SnatchersThe BlobThe Thing—this smart and snappy dark musical comedy tells the story of an alien invasion; this time in the form of a seemingly benign and beautiful plant in the care of the sweetest, dorkiest, least suspecting guy you could imagine. With live music, a tremendously talented cast, puppetry, laughing gas, and veraciously carnivorous plant life, this is a show not to be missed! Free and open to all! For tickets, please call 860-297-2199 or stop in at the Austin Arts Center Box Office. The Box Office is open Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and prior to events. Closed Sunday. Peformances: Thursday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 6, 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Austin Arts Center, Garmany Hall​


April 5 | Going to the Dogs: Putting Trinity College's Manuscript 4 on the Map

12:15 p.m., Phelan Room, Raether Library and Information Technology Center. A lecture by Dr. Kathleen Kennedy. Having worked in rare book libraries across the U.S., England, and Scotland, Dr. Kathleen E. Kennedy has become an expert in medieval English manuscripts and early printed books. Her last two books, The Courtly and Commercial Art of the Wycliffite Bible and Medieval Hackers explore manuscript art and early print as evidence for interactions between artisans hundreds of years ago. After the lecture and lunch, all are invited to come see Manuscript 4, S. Ambrosius, De gradibus virtutum in The Watkinson Reading Room. This event is sponsored by the Watkinson Library and the History Department. A light lunch will be served.


April 8–13 | Green Dot Week

Saturday, April 13 is Green Dot Game Day, happening at various times at the athletics fields. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


April 9 | ZeRoRo Armenia | Common Hour

70 Vernon Street. Part of the Global Vantage Point Lecture Series. Mariam Avagyan ’18 will present on her Davis Project for Peace titled, “ZeRoRo Armenia.” Using engineering and education to promote peace, this camp had a profound impact on the lives of the children who participated. Pizza will be served. 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​


April 9 | Day of Digital Scholarship

Noon–2:00 p.m. Students and faculty will have the chance to display their digital scholarship and discuss it with members of the campus community in the library's Center for Educational Technology and Digital Scholarship Studio. Faculty who assign digital projects as part of course work may want to encourage students to share finished work, or to share works in progress and get feedback. We are interested in submissions of digital scholarship defined broadly, including but not limited to digital exhibits, websites, films, portfolios, podcasts, timelines, maps, data analysis and visualizations, etc. made by students and faculty. To share a project, please submit it here. For more information, please contact Mary Mahoney​. ​


April 11 | Sizofunda! Theater and Dance Senior Thesis by Lehlabile Davhana ’19

7:30 p.m. The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons. Sizofunda! is inspired by the #FeesMustFall movement which started in 2015 in South Africa. As the hashtag states, in 2015 an increase in university fees was announced and students took to the streets to protest that decision. Soon it became clear that this issue was much more than the "fees". It included issues such as academic inclusion, the decolonization of the curriculum, and more. Lee wants to use this opportunity to bring to life this story in a place far from home. Free admission, non-ticketed.


April 12 | Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

3:00 p.m., Gates Quad. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.​ ​


April 17 | A Chess Story Theater and Dance Senior Thesis by Hayden Mueller ’19​

7:30 p.m. The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons. What is exile, and how does one endure it?  With the rise of national socialism in his native Austria, Stefan Zweig, a Viennese Jew and once the most translated author in the world, is forced from his home.  Unable to cope, he ultimately took his own life outside of Rio de Janeiro on February 23, 1942, leaving behind a celebrated literary legacy and an unpublished manuscript, Schachnovelle or The Chess Story, on his beside table.  In an original translation and adaptation for the stage, the cast revisits Zweig's last work to explore what it means to lose one's home. Free admission, non-ticketed.​​


April 18 | Latinidad Theater and Dance Senior Thesis by Sarah Vazquez ’19​

7:30 p.m. The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons. Latinidad is a one-act piece comprised entirely of interviews conducted with the cast members. This piece explores identity, religion, culture, what it means to be Latinx on Trinity's campus, and the experience of being a first generation Latinx student. Free admission, non-ticketed.​​​


April 23 | Islam in Our Midst | Common Hour

A talk by Janet Bauer, associate professor of international studies, Common Hour, Dangremond Family Commons. Janet Bauer (Trinity) and Naima Mohammed (Trinidad and Tobago) introduce their public engagement project, Islam in Our Midst, with the launch of their collaborative website, Multikulti Islam, supported by the Center for Caribbean Studies. ​More information


April 23 | Trinity Instrumentalists and Vocalists | Common Hour

Trinity College Chapel. A variety of musical styles performed by students enrolled in the Department of Music’s program of private lessons.


April 25 | Chamber Ensembles, Vol. I | Common Hour

Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. 


April 26 and 27 | Spring Dance: Spatial Harmonies

7: 30 p.m., Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater. Free and open to all! For tickets, please call (860) 297-2199 or stop in at the Austin Arts Center Box Office. The Box Office is open Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and prior to events. Closed Sunday.


April 30 | Chamber Ensembles Recital, Vol. II | Common Hour

Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. 


April 30 | Trinity Jazz Ensemble 

7:30 p.m., Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. Free admission, non-ticketed.


May 1 | Steel Pan Ensemble

7:30 p.m., Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. Free admission, non-ticketed.


May 2 | Contemporary Music Ensemble | Common Hour

Austin Arts Center, Music Hall. A performance by students enrolled in the Department of Music’s Contemporary Music Ensemble class.

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BUILDING HOURS

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

Hazelton Fitness Center—Ferris Athletic Center
Spring Break Hours
  • Monday, March 18–Friday,March 22: 7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. 
  • Regular hours resume Monday, March 25

Pool in Ferris Athletic Center—Open Swim Hours
March 3–May 8
  • Monday–Friday, 10:30 a.m.–2:10 p.m.
  • Closed the week of spring break
  • Closed on weekends
  • Special schedule for reading period and finals (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.​

DINING HOURS

Mather Dining Hall
Regular Dining Hours
Closed for spring break beginning March 16. Reopens March 24 at 5:30 p.m.
  • 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
Cave
Regular Dining Hours
Closed for spring break beginning March 15. Reopens March 25 at 11:00 a.m.​
  • 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
Bistro
Regular Dining Hours
Closed for spring break beginning March 15. Reopens March 25 at 11:30 a.m.
  • ​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.​

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

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.​
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Resources

FOR STUDENTS

April 4 | Thank a Bantam Day
Stop by Mather Hall and write a brief thank-you note to alumni, parents, and friends who've donated through the Trinity College Fund.

Language Proficiency Exams
Exams will be held in the United Technologies Computing Lab B-03 in the library during the following times:
Tuesday, March 28
  • 12:15–12:45 p.m.
  • 12:45–1:15 p.m.
  • 1:15–1:45 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3
  • 4:30–5:00 p.m.
  • 5:00–5:30 p.m.
  • 5:30–6:00 p.m.
Advance registration​ is recommended. If you stop by and the labs are full, you will be asked to come back for the next available session. To choose a time slot, click here.​

Submit Your Work for the Erasmus Prize in the Humanities
This monetary prize is awarded annually to the junior or senior judged to have written the best essay in the humanities after completing their sophomore year. More information​

English Department Prizes
Students, consider submitting your best work for the 2019 English Prizes. Monetary awards are given for the best submissions in each contest. More information​

April 17 | Entering the Workforce During #MeToo
An exclusive dinner and program for the the Class of 2019 graduating women. RSVP in handshake​

3D Printing Design Competition
Information Services is excited to announce a 3D printing and design competition. Students from all backgrounds and skill levels are encouraged to consider participating. Even if you are not familiar with 3D printing and design software, you should still consider throwing your hat into the ring! All participants will receive $5 Bantam Bucks! And there will be prizes totaling over $500! There will be a number of workshops on SketchUp and other tools​ to help get you started. Submissions must be received by April 19 and prizes will be announced on or about May 3. More information

Free TheaterWorks Tickets for Trinity Students
Show your Trinity ID at the TheaterWorks box office for free show tickets. More information​

Production Internship Opportunities at TheaterWorks
TheaterWorks in Hartford hires student interns for a variety of positions during the production schedule. More information and dates for the remainder of the 2019 season​.

Internship Opportunities at TheaterWorks
TheaterWorks in Hartford hires administrative interns during the TheaterWorks production schedule. More information​