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Family Weekends

Thanks for visiting us at Spring Family Weekend 2017. Can't get enough of Trinity? RSVP here for the End of the Academic Year Celebration and Tower Climb on May 16, 2017 from 4-7pm.

March 31 - April 2 
Spring Family Showcase : Living Our Values

While all parents and families are encouraged to attend, the spring program is designed as a "showcase" weekend that may be particularly appealing to families of older students.


  • Sign up for a tour on Friday, March 31 at 5:00 pm.
  • Sign up for a tour on Saturday, April 1 at 12:00 pm.
  • Sign up for a tour on Saturday, April 1 at 2:30 pm.


Friday, March 31, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Spring Family Weekend Registration
Coates University Center, Lobby
Please come by CUC to sign in and pick up a schedule, some swag, and a snack before starting your day. The Family Weekend Welcome Team is happy to provide directions or answer questions.

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Attend an Open Class
Many faculty make their classes available for family attendance.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Men and Women’s Track and Field
Trinity Stadium
Trinity Invitational Meet

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: What can you do with a Humanities degree?
Students meet with Trinity parents and alumni who majored in the humanities to discuss career paths and the key benefits that resulted from their choice of study. While this is intended for students, parents are welcome to attend. Please email careerservices [at] for more information.

2:30 p.m.
Food for Faith Fridays!
Parker Chapel, Meditation Chapel
Come join in a half hour liturgy of Christian worship to anchor your weekend, followed by coffee, pastries, and conversation. Sponsored by Parker Chapel.

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
McGavock Senior Poster Presentation
Center for Sciences and Innovation, Entry Floor - The Cube
Enjoy senior poster presentations highlighting innovative research in the study of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

3:00 p.m.
Men’s Tennis vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Butch Newman Tennis Stadium

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Student Leadership Awards
Chapman Center, Great Hall
The Division of Student Life invites award recipients and their guests/families to attend the awards presentation and reception for student leadership and excellence.

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
McGavock Award Ceremony & Symposium Lecture
Center for Sciences and Innovation, 437
The annual ceremony will feature the McGavock Senior Award presentation, followed by a research lecture given by Trinity alumna Katherine Wood Klinger '72.

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Skyline Room
Drop in for our casual gathering to meet fellow Parent Council members and learn about upcoming engagement opportunities. Not a member yet? Please come by to learn about how this dynamic group of ambassadors and investors enhances Trinity University. Students are welcome to join with their parents.
Reception RSVP →

7:00 p.m.
Baseball vs Centenary University
Trinity Baseball Field

7:30 p.m.
Scenes from Famous Operas
Ruth Taylor Recital Hall
Opera Workshop Performance featuring Trinity Vocal Students. The concert is free and open to the public.


Saturday, April 1, 2017

Trinity University Bookstore extended hours 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Spring Family Weekend Registration
Coates University Center, Lobby
Please come by CUC to sign in and pick up a schedule, some swag, and a snack before starting your day. The Family Weekend Welcome Team is happy to provide directions or answer questions.

9:00 a.m./3:00 p.m.
Tennis vs. Emory/Laredo
Butch Newman Tennis Stadium

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Honor Awards Convocation
Parker Chapel
Each academic department will recognize students for their achievements in scholarship, research, or departmental involvement. Various other University awards and prestigious scholarships will also be presented. Photos will be available a few days after the ceremony at Trinity Google Photos.

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
President’s Reception, Student Experiential Learning Talent Showcase, Student Academic Talent Showcase
Center for the Sciences and Innovation, Room 282 and lobby
All families are welcome to the President’s Reception and the Student Talent Showcase. Come explore projects of students who engaged in experiential learning through civic involvement, internships, undergraduate research, and study abroad opportunities. The Academic Showcase will feature student demonstrations of their research and capstone projects.

12:00 p.m.
Tailgate Party
sponsored by San Antonio Chapter of the Alumni Association and Parent Council. Tailgate RSVP →

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Family Weekend Service Project
Come and join students and fellow parents as we volunteer the San Antonio Food Bank. Register for the event here by March 25, as space is limited. For more information please email Austen Hall at ahall1 [at]

1:00/4:00 p.m.
Baseball vs. Centenary University
TU Baseball Field

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ring Ceremony
Parker Chapel
Students will be presented with their Trinity rings at this memorable campus tradition hosted by the Trinity University Alumni Association and the Student Ambassadors.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Alpha Lambda Delta Induction
Ruth Taylor Recital Hall
National honor society induction ceremony for First Years of high scholastic standing (by invitation)

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The Chinese Program and East Asian Studies at Trinity
Holt Center Dining Room
(by invitation)

7:00 p.m.
Trinity Spotlight
Laurie Auditorium
One of Trinity's great traditions. See the best of student talent in song, dance, and much more. Admission is free and seating is on a first come, first served basis. Sponsored by Student Programming Board & Parent Council.


Sunday, April 2, 2017

Trinity University Bookstore closed

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Spring Family Weekend Mass
Parker Chapel
Hosted by Catholic Student Group

Parking and Hotel Information

Alamo Stadium Parking Lots: The entrance to one parking lot is located at the traffic light directly across from the sidewalk to Northrup. The entrance to the other lot is just south of the light. Both lots are available on Friday from 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. On Friday, cars must be removed no later than 4:30 p.m. Both of these lots are closed to the university on weekends.

On Campus Parking: On Saturday and Sunday, the campus will be "open parking" for parents and family members. However, parking in fire lanes, loading docks and handicap areas (without permit) will not be permitted. Also, the 24-hour reserved parking signs on lower campus will be enforced.

Trinity has composed a list of hotels in the downtown and airport area of San Antonio, some at a discounted rate.