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Coates Student Center

Coates Student Center

The Coates Student Center (CSC) is one of the hubs of campus life at Trinity. The CSC is home to many campus events and continuous informal gatherings where students come to hang out, grab a bite, and study. Several offices call the CSC home, including: the Bookstore, the Commons Dining HallStudent Involvement (SI), the Dean of Students,  the Center for Experiential Learning and Career SuccessCounseling & Wellness Services, and Diversity and Inclusion.

Mission Statement

The Coates Student Center (CSC) directly supports Trinity’s mission to serve as a transformational liberal arts and sciences university by facilitating meaningful discovery for students, faculty, and staff in a comfortable and engaging environment. The CSC promotes the pursuit of educational, cultural, and social growth by providing outstanding services, convenient facilities, and relevant information.

Weekly Traditions in the CSC:

Nacho Hour: Wednesdays at 3:33 p.m. (free nachos and aguas frescas)
Happy Friday: Fridays at 12:22 p.m., vocal performances by the AcaBellas and the Trinitones (alternating weeks)