A Message from the Assistant Director

My name is Esther Esparza (she/her) and I am the Assistant Director for Orientation Programs in the office of Student Involvement.

I am one of many faculty and staff on campus who are eager to meet you and get to know you during Spring Student Orientation. We are excited you have chosen Trinity as your next home. 

Your SSO experience is going to be worthwhile and exciting as you embark on your next journey. Should you have any questions regarding orientation or about Trinity, don't hesitate to contact me.

From all of us at Trinity, welcome to our community!

 A Glimpse Into Trinity

  Esther Esparza (she/her)


   210-999-8823 (direct office line)

What to Expect

About Spring Student Orientation (SSO)

SSO is an orientation for new students to learn and experience all things Trinity from the beloved traditions to the rigorous academics to the breathtaking views and lush greenery.

   Build Community with your fellow transfer students

   Take care of important business, such as academic group advising.

   Residence hall move-in (for on-campus students)

  A campus tour hosted by your Orientation Team leaders

Orientation Guide

This guide contains all of the important information that you don’t want to miss.

Meet the Orientation Team

These awesome Orientation Team (O-Team) leaders are here to welcome you to the Trinity community and to show you all resources available to students including, but not limited to: getting involved on campus, getting internships or on-campus employment, how to start a new student organization, and the best places to study on campus.

You will be accompanied by our four O-Team leaders during your SSO experience. Learn more about each O-Team leader below!

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Lydia Heisel (she/her)

Welcome! My name is Lydia Heisel. I am a sophomore from Austin, Texas and I am double-majoring in history and environmental studies. On campus, I play the viola in the orchestra, am a lifeguard, and have also been a peer tutor for HUMA. Additionally, I am a Trinity University Student Ambassador and a member of Alpha Chi Lambda sorority. 

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Jack Pittman (he/him)

Hello! My name is Jack Pittman and I am a sophomore from Houston Texas. I am a computer science Major and I am minoring in art. I am a member of Kappa Kappa Delta fraternity and Turbulence, the ultimate frisbee team here on campus. I really enjoy getting to know others and I can whistle like a bird.


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Jordan Meacham (she/her)

Hi! My name is Jordan Meacham (she/her/hers) and I am a sophomore from Dallas, TX! I’m a sophomore Finance and Business Analytics and Technology (BAT) double major. On campus, besides orientation team, I am involved in the SPURS sorority, student conduct panel, and the 1869 scholars- mentorship program. Off-campus, I currently work as part of the teaching faculty at a local pre-school! Fun fact: in my free time I’ve been trying different boba tea and ramen places near campus and ranking them!

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​​​​​Maggie Karim (she/her)

Hey! My name is Maggie Karim (She/her/hers),  and I am a sophomore Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major with a Religion minor from Houston, Texas. Outside of the classroom I am involved with Greek Life as the rush chair of Chi Beta Epsilon and club sports with club tennis and swim!