The Sid W. Richardson Communications Center houses the Department of Communication as well as student-run media operations.  At the Richardson Communications Center, students have access to cutting edge media facilities including high definition, digital radio and television stations, as well as state-of-of-the-art workstations for digital design, journalism, and gaming.

Hours of operation

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

a professor and student in the KRTU recording studio

Inside the Venue

Students around a table with books and work projects

Department of Communication

The Department of Communication’s integrative and experiential curriculum immerses students in analysis and production of cross-platform digital media.  Students learn how to leverage the revolutionary changes which continue to transform contemporary media structures, messages, and management.

Microphone and headset inside KRTU recording room.

KRTU-91.7 Station

KRTU is a leader in commercial-free, listener-supported radio specializing in diverse music programming that is locally-curated and showcases regional musicians, with a focus on community outreach and education.

Students record a show in the Tiger TV studio.

Tiger TV Studio

TigerTV is Trinity's 24/7 campus television station, operating within the Department of Communication. TigerTV is an "in-house internship" opportunity that provides important additions to graduates' resumes and portfolios, no matter what their career path.

Lockers, a television and workstation set up in the communication studio.

Communications Studio

The communications studio contains multiple study spaces, classrooms, and lounge areas for students to use. 



Directions and Parking

Address: One Trinity Place #86, San Antonio, TX 78212


Directions To Richardson Communications Center (inside of Laurie Auditorium)

Events and Booking Information



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.