The Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) is comprised of the main building, Cowles Hall, and Marrs-Mclean Hall. CSI the campus hub for collaborative learning for all students at Trinity. 

The University began construction of CSI in 2010, and the building was completed in 2014. This $127 million project is the largest construction project the University has ever undertaken.

Fast Facts
  • CSI boasts high-tech teaching and research laboratories,glass-walled classrooms, and dramatic design features, including a grand entrance, atrium, and elevated walkways.
  • CSI has been certified as a LEED Gold facility and incorporates several sustainability measures, including a landscaped bioswale that captures and filters rainwater. ​​​​​

Hours of operation

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 10 p.m.

Inside the Venue

Home to eight academic departments, the McNair Scholars Program, and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) is the campus hub for collaborative learning for all students at Trinity.


  • Collaborative meeting spaces to stimulate student/faculty interaction and discourse
  • A variety of study spaces can be found throughout the complex, from cozy nooks to a rooftop patio
  • The P.O.D. Express offers several grab-and-go items such as salads, sandwiches, and sushi


Directions and Parking

Address: East Hollywood Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212


Directions to CSI

Parking and Accessibility

General Parking

Option A:
Parking is available in visitor spots only on campus. The closest visitor parking lot is Lot C, behind CSI, near Oakmont Court.

Option B: 
Designated parking spaces for visitors are available in lots B, C, F, G, P, S, U, V, Z, and the Orange level under Laurie Auditorium.

Accessibility Accommodations

The closest accessible parking spaces are in Lot C, directly behind CSI between Oakmont Court and Rosewood Avenue. Accessible parking spaces near CSI are also available in Lot F,  directly behind Coates Library.

Additional Accommodations
CSI is wheelchair accessible from all sides of the building and includes several elevators throughout the building.

For further assistance, please call the Trinity University Police Department at 210-999-7070.

Downloadable Maps


    Events and Booking Information

    Upcoming Events



    Booking Information

    Tiger Faculty and Staff

    Host an Event

    Planning a large event or activity? Contact Conferences and Special Programs for more information about event planning on Trintiy’s campus.

    Reserve a Space or Place

    Make individual space or room reservations through T-Space at tspace.trinity.edu. You’ll need your Trinity network username and password, and an idea about the date, time, location, and size of your event.

    Students: Reach out to a faculty or staff sponsor for more information on event planning and space reservations.

    Community Members

    Host an Event

    Want to use a facility or space on Trinity’s campus for your next large event or activity? Contact Conferences and Special Programs for more information.

    Reserve a Space or Place

    Rooms, halls, and outdoor spaces can be reserved for events such as guest lectures, meetings, or other smaller activities. Contact Conferences and Special Programs for more information.




    The Center for the Sciences and Innovation has dedicated building staff to help students and faculty. For general inquires, please contact any of the staff members below.

    Lab and Safety

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    Alexis Baum
    Laboratory and Stockroom Technician
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    Edwin (Dale) Cochran
    Lab and Life Science Technician
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    Joseph (Matt) Hymer
    Chemical Stockroom Manager/Radiation Safety Officer
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    Richard Silver
    Laboratory and Field Technician


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    Leslie F. Bleamaster III, Ph.D.
    Science Facilities Manager
    Gloria Castoreno
    Gloria Castoreno
    Administrative Support Specialist
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    Mary Helen Castoreno-Perez
    Administrative Support Specialist
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    Clayton Mabry
    Administrative Support Coordinator
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    Sandra Miller
    Administrative Support Coordinator
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    Edith Przybyla
    Administrative Support Specialist
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    Crystal Ramos
    Administrative Support Specialist
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    Priscilla Riojas
    Administrative Support Specialist


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    David (Marc) Carpenter
    Electronics Shop Technician
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    Ryan Hodge
    Machine Shop (Prototyping/Fabrication) Technician