Campus Advisories

The Hazelton Fitness Center in the Ferris Athletics Center will be closed for maintenance on Friday, November 22, from 7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. The center will be open on November 21 until 11:00 p.m.

All PeopleSoft systems (Campus Solutions, TCOnline for faculty and students, HCM/Payroll, Financials) will be unavailable beginning late evening, November 28 through Saturday, November 30.

Parking and Walkway Advisories

Watch for schedule changes and other updates in the weekly announcements email.​

Course and Registrar Info


Human Resources

Upcoming Events

Nov. 6–29 | Open Enrollment
Firm deadline. Must complete an enrollment form for voluntary vision and the flexible spending accounts. If changes are to be made to the medical and/or dental plans, an enrollment form must be completed. All forms need to be sent to Wendy Vaillancourt in Human Resources by email, fax or interoffice.

Learn more​.

​​More information on upcoming HR events​.

Employee Discount on TheaterWorks Tickets

Trinity faculty and staff may purchase TheaterWorks tickets at a discounted rate. More information


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

Health and Wellness

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

Position Openings

Vacancy: Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Office. Learn more and submit an application​.

Check for new position openings​ at the College​.

Discount Tickets

Online discount ticket sales for The Bushnell and The Hartford Symphony Orchestra​​


Student Campus Jobs

Be an Eco-Rep
Eco-Reps are student leaders dedicated to furthering Trinity’s sustainability goals by promoting ways for all members of the Trinity community to adopt more environmentally and socially responsible behaviors. Eco-Reps will also be a part of the leadership of Green Campus, a student organization committed to increasing campus awareness and action around environmental and sustainability issues at Trinity College. Students interested in applying please contact Trinity’s Sustainability Coordinator, Rose Rodriguez, to request an application. Learn more about the position​.

Service Ambassadors - Spring 2020
If you are service-oriented, and especially if you have experience in hospitality, then this position may be for you! Become part of our growing team of student leaders who staff our concierge station, help facilitate special events and marketing efforts, and support the mission of the Center for Student Success and Career Development! Interested? For first round consideration, please apply via Handshake​ by midnight on Sunday, November 24. Any questions, please contact Olivia Corso. See flyer.

Spring 2020 Trinity Tour Guide
Tour guides customize and conduct campus tours for visiting families. Please submit your completed application no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 22. We will interview select candidates. All candidates will be notified of decisions via email. If you have questions, email Admissions Counselor Maddy Dickey​. Candidates should be prepared to commit 23 hours a week as well as some Saturday hours in the spring semester and miscellaneous office hours. Questions about the tour guide experience? Email Head Tour Guides Zoe Russell '20 or Jessica Jones​ '21. Apply now​.

Class of 2021: Apply to be a Student Admissions Associate
The Office of Admissions is seeking outstanding members of the Class of 2021 to serve as Student Admissions Associates (SAAs) for the 20202021 academic year.  SAAs play a vital role on the admissions recruitment team, and are entrusted with significant responsibility. To apply, please complete the application form by 10 p.m. on Friday, November 29. Those who will be invited to interview will be notified by December 9. Questions should be directed to Julia Naclerio, senior associate director of admissions. Read more about the position​.​


Residential Office Assistant Positions
The Office of The Bantam Network Residential Learning Community (TBNRLC) is seeking Residential Office Assistants (ROAs) to perform administrative tasks and to provide support to Residential Learning Coordinators-TRINsition Fellows (RLCs) during the 2019–2020 academic year. ROA’s should display qualities of maturity, leadership, responsibility, and sound judgement, and are expected to serve as role-models for the college. If interested, please fill out the application and submit a cover letter and resume to residential-community@trincoll.edu​. You can also contact us via the email listed above if you have any questions about the position. ​

Academic Mentor for Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP) at HMTCA
More information; application 

Federal Work-Study Program

Positions are open to any currently enrolled Trinity College student. Check for open positions.


Recreation, Fitness, and Well-being


Fitness Classes and Recreation Activities are Open to Students, Faculty, and Staff
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Campus Events Calendar

Visit http://events.trincoll.edu​/campus​ to see the college's campus 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​.

All-Campus Announcements

Concussion Survey for Students, Faculty, and Coaches
Have you had a concussion while at Trinity? Do you know about Trinity’s Return-to-Learn Program? We want opinions on the process of returning back to the classroom post-concussion. Testing includes a 5-minute online survey and (if you choose) a few cognitive tests in our labtotal time requirement ~45 minutes if you do both survey and testing. All students who do both the survey and cognitive tests will be compensated with a $10 Amazon gift card. We also want input from faculty and coaches about student concussion and return to the classroom. Follow the link and/or contact Anna Hackett​ if you are willing to participate. 
On display through Dec. 13 | Alwin Nikolais Photo Exhibition
Daily, Mather Art Space, Mather Hall. Familiarize yourself with the work of Alwin Nikolais prior to the Dance Concert on Nov. 22 and 23 with images of his work by Tom Caravaglia, noted dance photographer. Free and open to the public.​

On display through Jan. 31 | Watkinson Library Exhibit
The Raether Center, Watkinson Library Reading Room (Level A). Explore some of The Watkinson Library’s Connecticut-related materials and collections in this new exhibit.

Nov. 20 | Flip It: John James Audubon's Birds of America
Please join us every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in Watkinson Library to see what new bird will be revealed when we turn the page of Audubon’s Birds of America! ​​

Nov. 20 | Faculty and Staff Lunch Wednesdays
Noon–1:30 p.m., Hamlin Hall. Faculty and staff are invited to meet, connect, and share a meal. This week: "Thanksgiving at Trinity." Cost for this week only is $10.00 due to the expanded menu.

Nov. 20 | Weekly SMART Meetings
SMART Meeting: Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. 
SMART Family and Friends Meeting: Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
SMART offers mutual support groups for anyone trying to change a harmful habit or who is seeking support for family or friends with harmful habits. Self-management groups, friends and family support meetings, and personal empowerment meetings are offered weekly. More information​.

Nov. 20 | Café con Leche: Stories of Transgender Women in Mexico 
4:30–5:30 p.m., Trinfo Café, 1300 Broad Street. Conversation about the murders of transgender women in Mexico, led by Professor Diana Aldrete. Free coffee and pastries. Co-Sponsored by Trinfo, LVL, and EROS. 

Nov. 20 | Democratic Debate Watch Party & Voter Registration 
8:00—9:30 p.m., Trinfo Café, 1300 Broad St. Watch the debate and enjoy free food. Walk in voter registration is available. Co-Sponsored by Trinfo and Pi Kappa Alpha. 

Nov. 21 | 2019 Faculty Research Committee Lecture Series: John Platoff | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m. Dangremond Family Commons, Halleden Hall–North Wing. “An Opera is not What You Think it Is: Sarti's Fra i due litiganti" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni.” A light lunch will be served.

Nov. 21 | Global Vantage Point Lecture Series
12:15 p.m., Center for Urban and Global Studies, 70 Vernon Street. Savas Ergul, Visiting Scholar, Center for Urban and Global Studies, will present a talk titled “Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East.” Pizza served. 

Nov. 21 | SMART Power Skills Meeting
6:00–6:30 p.m., Seabury N215. Join us every Thursday. This week: Join us this week for dinner and to learn about the ways food and mood could be related. Can’t make it this week? Put us in your calendar for next week’s skill: Reducing "Anxietea." ​

Nov. 21 | Eastern White Pine at Cinestudio
7:00 p.m., Cinestudio. Eastern White Pine: The Tree Rooted in American History will premiere at Cinestudio theatre on the campus of Trinity College on Thursday, November 21.The free film, presented by New England Forests, details the role the eastern white pine tree played in the early development of America, as well as its ecological importance to wildlife and humanity. The film will show vintage images and aerial footage that depicts when the nation’s first settlers found the ancient white pines in the primeval forests of New England. This special multi-sensory experience will include an opportunity for attendees to taste, see, smell, and touch the eastern white pine. Hot beverages made with pine needles will be available and the pine needles are also edible. A Q&A in the theater will follow the screening. Learn more​.

Nov. 21 | Spontaneous Art Night
8:00 p.m., The Cave. Drop in to make a Thanksgiving or gratitude card for someone in your life. We will have lots of fun card making supplies and you can seal your envelope with a fancy wax seal when you are done.

Nov. 22 | Pink Shabbat
6:00 p.m., Hamlin Hall. Please join Director of Hillel Lisa Kassow in honoring Molly Goodwin Zaentz ’09 and Lily Pepper Sommer ’12 for their work with Pink Shabbat. Pink Shabbat is an annual program sponsored by Trinity College Hillel focusing on breast and ovarian cancer awareness for young women. Dinner we be served. Learn more and register​.

Nov. 22 | Afghan Culture Night 
5:30–7:00 p.m., Trinfo Café, 1300 Broad Street. Enjoy free food, music, and dance from Afghanistan. Co-Sponsored by Trinfo and International House. 

Nov. 22 and 23 | Alwin Nikolais: A Celebration in Motion
7:30 p.m. Goodwin Theater, Austin Arts Center. The fall dance concert’s program will explore the enduring legacy of world-renowned choreographer, composer, designer, multi-media pioneer, and Hartford area native Alwin Nikolais (1910-1993). Trinity College Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Peter Kyle and Artistic Director of the Nikolais-Louis Foundation for Dance (NYC) Alberto del Saz are working with Trinity students and several partner schools to restage rarely-seen works from Nikolais’ repertoire spanning from 1953 to 1984. Students from University of St. Joseph (West Hartford), Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (Hartford), and ACES Educational Center for the Arts (New Haven) will each be performing different iconic Nikolais pieces. Reserve your tickets with the Box Office in person or by phone at (860) 297-2199. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. and Saturday 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. These performances are free and open to the public.

Nov. 22 | Take The Lead Dinner and Dance
8:00 p.m.–12 a.m., 10 Constitution Plaza: Action Labs. Formal attire in blue, silver, and/or black suggested. Bus leaves Mather Circle 7:45 p.m. RSVP: Diante Dancy or Lucemy Perez​.

Nov. 23 | Cranksgiving
Registration: 11:30 a.m, Kids' Ride: 12:00 p.m., Adult Ride: 12:30 p.m., Chapel. The Trinity College campus will serve as the starting point for Hartford’s eighth annual Cranksgiving "friendly bicycle race" to support the Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry in the city’s Parkville neighborhood. Participants will register for the event at the Trinity College Chapel before heading onto the streets of Hartford in order to bike to designated checkpoint grocery stores, purchase specific items, and then pedal to the food pantry, which is the finishing point of the ride. Bring $20 to purchase food, a bike, a helmet, a lock, a backpack to carry food, and friends. If you don't have a bike, contact us ahead of time and we'll find one. Contact Johannes Evelein​ with questions. See flyer.

Nov. 23 | A Venetian Affair
4:00 p.m., the Chapel. A signature event of Women at the Summit. Venice Music Project Ensemble, orchestra; Liesl Odenweller ’88, soprano and co-founder; Andrea di Robilant, author and narrator. A collaboration with the Cesare Barbieri Endowment for Italian Culture, Austin Arts Center, Art History Program, and Department of Music.Free admission, donations accepted. Read more​.

Dec. 1 | Tree Replacement Program Feedback Deadline
The Summit Facilities Committee is in the process of inventorying and assessing trees on campus. There are 22 trees on the Main Quad that are dead or dying primarily due to an infestation of emerald ash borers. Our current tree replacement plan includes all North American native trees and was developed in consultation with an arborist and are all species listed in the City of Hartford’s Tree Plan. As part of the evaluation, we have also identified other trees that are dead or dying and need to be removed for safety reasons. There are 35 trees in the islands in the Ferris Athletic Center parking lot to be removed and 18 other trees throughout campus. Given that the Main Quad is one of the most public and cherished areas on campus as the site of Convocation and Commencement, we want to get community feedback about the proposed options by December 1. Read more​.

Dec. 2 | Screendance
Rittenburg Lounge; Discussion 2:40-3:40 p.m., Screening 4:00-6:00 p.m. Theater and Dance, Film Studies, and Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary studies sponsor Screendance. What is screendance? How do you capture the spirit and motion of a living art form for the camera? In the age of Instagram and TikTok why make dance films? Join us for an illuminating discussion and screening with three visionary filmmakers and choreographers who will discuss their work and artistic processes in making dance films for various screens. Light refreshments will be provided.​ See flyer​.

Dec. 5 | Classical Studies Seminar Presentations | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m., Reese Room, Smith House. 

Dec. 5 | Breaking Intellectual Boundaries | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m., Dangremond Family Commons, Hallden Hall-North Wing. Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture, Amherst College, Author of Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language (Harper Collins). Light lunch will be served. Read more.

Dec. 9 | Liberal Arts Action Lab Digital Poster Fair 
4:00–6:00 p.m., 10 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, Conn. See the results of Action Lab student team research projects: The Hurricane Maria Relocation Project with Lilly Sin Barreras, the Youth Homelessness Project with CT Coalition to End Homelessness, the Absentee Landlord Project with SINA, and the Youth Sports Project with Active City​. Drop in any time during the event. Light refreshments will be served. 

Dec. 10 | Book Talk and Signing by Dan Boyne
12:00 p.m., The Raether Center, Room 206. Join us for a book talk and signing of The Seven Seat: A True Story of Rowing, Revenge, and Redemption by Dan Boyne. Harvard University coach and acclaimed rowing author Dan Boyne tells a humorous story of his first year of freshman crew, including a sub plot of personal redemption against an insufferable football player who has bullied him throughout high school. Learn more​.

Dec. 11 | Trinity’s Writing Center International Write-In
2:00-9:00 p.m., 115 Vernon St. A write-in is an event that brings writers together, offers a space to write and enjoy snacks, and supports the writing process. Come work on your writing in a comfortable and productive writing space. Free hot chocolate and snacks.

Trinity College Community Child Center Book Fair Fundraiser 
Do you love books? Trinity College Community Child Center (TC4) is having its annual online Scholastic Book Fair beginning Thursday, November 7, through Thursday, November 19. Scholastic offers books for children all the way up to YA novels. Order online at http://scholastic.com/bf/tc4​. Click on the "Shop Now" button and create an account. The center receives 25% in rewards points from your purchase. We use those points to purchase high quality books for the children in our program. Orders will be delivered directly to your house. Thank you for supporting our children and the center!  
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Discounted Hartford Athletic Tickets for Trinity Students, Faculty, and Staff
All games are $10.00. More information​.

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DINING HOURS

Fall Hours of Operation

Click to see fall hours of operation.

Steve's Bagels in Vernon Social

Regular Hours:
  • Monday–Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., 7:00–11:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.–2:30 a.m.
  • Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours: 
  • Wednesday–Saturday, Nov. 27–30: CLOSED
  • Sunday, Dec 1: 12:00–​8:00 p.m.

View the Steve's Bagel's menu​.

BUILDING HOURS

Career Studio—Career Development Drop-in Hours

Center for Student Success and Career Development
Monday–Friday: noon–4:00 p.m.

Peter B's
Monday: 7:00
–​9:00 p.m.

See the website​ for more information and details.

Ferris Athletic Center and Fitness Center

  • Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.​
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Q-Center

  • Monday–Thursday: 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Closed Thanksgiving (November 26–28)

See the website​ for full schedule and to book appointments.

Writing Center

  • Sunday: 7:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Monday–Thursday: 3:00–10:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving week: 
  • Tuesday, November 26: 3:00–4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 27–​Sunday, Dec. 1: CLOSED
  • Reopens Monday, December 2: 3:00–10:00 p.m.

See the website​ for details and to schedule an appointment.​

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Resources

For Students

Spring Term 2020 Ebills 
The spring 2020 ebill are ready to review beginning November 1, 2019. Read full announcement. ​

Research participants needed for study on vaping
We are seeking Trinity students to participate in focus groups about e-cigarette use and vaping. You do not need to be a user of e-cigarettes to participate. Participants will receive a $10 Peter B’s gift card. This study is being conducted by students in the Department of Psychology at Trinity. Email if you are interested​.

Dec. 3 | Engineering Graduate degrees for Engineers and Non-Engineers | Common Hour
12:15 p.m., Roy Nutt MECC, Lecture Room 270. Advanced degrees in engineering aren’t just for engineers. In fact, with programs in seven different departments and countless close specializations, UConn Engineering has a perfect match for you. Even better, you can go straight from a bachelor’s degree, to a doctoral degree without needing a masters. Come hear more at the information session. See flyer​.