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Coates University Center

The Coates University Center (CUC) is one of the hubs of campus life at Trinity. Home to many campus events and continuous informal gatherings, the CUC is where students come to hang out, grab a bite, and pick up their beloved care packages. Several offices call the CUC home, including: Alumni Relations, the Bookstore, the Commons Dining HallCampus & Community Involvement (CCI), Career ServicesCounseling ServicesStudent Accessibility Services, and the Mail Center.

Weekly Traditions in the CUC: 

Nacho Hour: Wednesdays at 3:33 p.m. (free nachos and aguas frescas)
Happy Friday: Fridays at 12:20 p.m., vocal performances by the AcaBellas and the Trinitones (alternating weeks)

Coates University Center Office:

Student Assistants in the office provide answers to general inquiries and support (set-up, technical assistance) for events hosted in the CUC. The office has a P.O.S. device (or "TigerBucks Machine") that can be checked out to student organizations that request a table or room through T-Space. All transactions must be recorded in the P.O.S. binder.

Hours of Operation (during the academic year)

Monday - Friday:
7 a.m. - Midnight

10 a.m. - Midnight

Noon - Midnight

CUC Student Staff

The Coates University Center (CUC) employs Student Assistants to set up for events, provide assistance to event hosts, and assist with facility management with direction from the building manager. To learn more about this employment opportunity, contact cbonilla [at] trinity [dot] edu (Carolyn Bonilla), Coordinator for Coates University Center.

Fall 2014 Student Assistants
Breanna Willis
Dima Alhourani
Shay Atkins
Allison Gipson
Thato Matome
Kayla-Rae Mendez
Ademar Perez
Mille Sareen
Matt Saxon

Posting Policy

Student organizations and on-campus departments may post flyers on bulletin boards and cork strips in the Coates University Center (CUC). Each flyer will be date-stamped by student staff and removed after two weeks. This keeps the content fresh and maintains the relevance of posted materials. Banners may be posted on the cork strips above the windows on a limited basis. Please consult the CUC student staff (suite 122) if you have questions or concerns.

The full Posting & Promotion Policy can be found online.