The history of Trinity University is rooted in the vision of a few hardy Texas pioneers who believed in the transforming power of higher education. Despite an unfavorable economic environment and unstable political conditions, they aspired to establish "a University of the highest order" shortly after the conclusion of the Civil War.
At Trinity, academic excellence is expected. Trinity students live in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world where borders mean less and collaboration, tolerance, and intercultural communication mean more. For these reasons Trinity offers a rigorous yet flexible curriculum enhanced with a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and special opportunities, all of which are designed to provide real world experiences, increase international exposure and understanding, and instill the values required for global citizenship and making a difference.
Students participate in research both during the academic year and summer, working either at Trinity or at other universities or research institutions. Depending on the time of involvement and the nature of the project, students may have the chance to receive course credit or a stipend for their work.
Career Services at Trinity is a comprehensive and centralized service that works with both students (from first-years to seniors) and alumni. Our office specializes in assisting students and alumni to evaluate their interests and skills, to set goals, and to research majors and occupations in light of interests, skills, and goals.
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The staff of Trinity's International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Office are uniquely qualified and eager to assist international students and scholars at Trinity University. Collectively, the ISSS staff has a significant depth of cross- cultural study and experience living and working abroad. In addition, they are familiar with ...
The first year area is comprised of six buildings on the east side of campus, clustered together so all first-year students can experience a vibrant and supportive community. These buildings include Beze, Calvert, Herndon, McLean, Miller, and Witt-Winn. Residents live in small groups of about 18 with a Resident Mentor.
Trinity’s library will offer a combination of carefully selected and managed resources, dedicated and knowledgeable professionals who teach and offer other essential services, spaces for students and faculty to study and explore ideas individually and with others, and a symbol of the University’s commitment to the expansion and expression of knowledge.
Information Technology Services is a campus-wide resource supporting both the academic and administrative needs of the University. We provide services related to the use, repair, acquisition, and connection of computer resources on campus.
Trinity University requires all students, undergraduate and graduate, enrolled for nine or more semester hours or enrolled in a full-time graduate program to have current hospitalization and accident insurance.
Trinity is a place where ideas, passions, and questions can be fully explored. With an overwhelming number of campus clubs and student organizations, you’ll find something for every interest and passion. There’s so much to do, countless opportunities to connect, nourish talents, and serve others. A current student put it best: “Trinity is for students who were over-committed in high school.”
Whether you're looking to join a stellar intercollegiate team, play club or intramural sports, or exercise in state-of-the-art athletic and fitness facilities, Trinity's athletics and fitness programs have something for you.
Trinity's model intercollegiate athletics program has been cited for its perfect balance of academics and athletics. Our student-athletes regularly earn Academic All-America Honors and NCAA post-graduate scholarships. And in recent years we've won four NCAA team championships as well as four individual track and field national titles.
There are several cultural and diversity organizations at Trinity that support students and educate the Trinity diverse cultures and groups. The Trinity Diversity Connection is the premiere diversity-related student organization, where diversity issues at large can be explored in a partnership with associate groups to celebrate, embrace and advocate for a socially just campus and world.
Trinity University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors and masters degrees.