Designed by O'Neil Ford, the Chapman Center provides cross-disciplinary collaboration bridges for undergraduate and graduate work in the humanities, social sciences, theory, and applied technology. 

Dedicated in 1964, the Chapman Graduate Center was the first major building completed as part of Trinity’s Centennial Program.

Fast Facts
  • One of twenty-six buildings part of Trinity's National Historic District
  • Serves more than 33% of Trinity faculty, more than 60% of students, and 3 of Trinity’s 6 graduate programs
Hand holding a black and white photo of the Chapman building in front of the Chapman building.
Hours of operation

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Inside the Venue

Chapman Center, one of our upper-campus academic buildings, is an ideal venue for facilitating a program within one central location.


  • 13 smart classrooms
  • Theater-style auditorium for 182 people
  • Banquet-style hall for up to 150 people

Directions and Parking

Address: East Rosewood Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212


Directions to the Chapman Center

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 Trinity’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.