Fall Family Weekend 2022

This annual event is a Trinity tradition during which parents and families reconnect with their students over a weekend-long event.

This year, please join us for:

  • A Parent Council meeting and luncheon
  • Symposiums highlighting the unique experiences of students in each year of their Trinity journey
  • A TUnity social for families and students
  • Opportunities to meet faculty and advisers
  • And much more!

  Save the Date

On-campus events October 6–8, 2023. More information coming soon!

2022 Fall Family Weekend Schedule

Register to Attend

Parent and Family Headquarters and Check-In
   Coates Student Center Courtyard
  11–5 p.m.

Selfie Station
   Coates Student Center Courtyard
  11–5 p.m.

Snap a photo with your tiger at headquarters.

Happy Friday
  Coates Student Center Courtyard
  12:22 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of Trinity's music performance groups.

Parent Council Meeting and Luncheon
   Halsell Lobby
  12–1 p.m.

Meet fellow parents, get insider information, and learn how to
best support your student behind the scenes.

The Insiders Lecture: Dicke Hall Tour
   Dicke Hall
   1:15–2:15 p.m.

Tour Trinity's newest building, Dicke Hall, with Professor Ruben

Mini Classes
   Various Locations
   2:30–3:15 p.m.

Attend a 'mini class' with TU professors:

"Once Upon a Brand: The power of Storytelling" with Dr. Mario Gonzalez-Fuentes, Associate Professor, Marketing, Neidorff School of Business
  Northrup Hall (Room: NH 218)

"Midterm Madness: Brining Clarity to our Crazy Elections" with Dr. David Crockett, Professor and Chair of Political Science
  George M. Storch Memorial Building (Room: SML 103)

"An Introduction to Nanotechnology and How It Will Impact Our Future" with Dr. Jennifer Steele, Professor and Chair of Physics
  The Center for the Sciences and Innovation (Room: CSI 448)

Symposium: Sport in England
   Coates Student Center (Skyline Room)
   3:30–4:15 p.m.

Students and families will learn about the Sport in England beyond the classroom experience. Including how to apply, typical cost, pre-requisite classes, and the connections to the Pathways curriculum.

TUnity Student and Family Social
   Magic Stones, outside the Library
   3:30–5:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Stop by to meet and mingle with staff and students.

President's Reception
   Ruth Taylor Courtyard
   4:30–5:30 p.m.

Meet Trinity University's 20th President, Dr. Vanessa Beasley and mingle with families and staff.

Hillel Pre-Shabbat Kiddush
   6:30 p.m.

Description: Join our Hillel group for a brief Kiddush. Meet other students and families!

Coffee and Croissants with the Dean of Students
   Coates Student Center Skyline Room
   9–10 a.m.

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a morning with coffee and pastries.

Swim Meet: Intersquad Scrimmage
   Hixon Natatorium
   10 a.m.

State of the University Address
   Laurie Auditorium
   10:30–11:30 a.m.

Trinity University's President Beasley delivers the State of the University Address to parents, families and students.

Advisor and Faculty Meet and Greet
   Coates Library Lobby
   11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Meet with the First Year Advisors and various faculty members.

Tiger Tailgate
   Prassel Lawn
   12–2:00 p.m.

Cheer on our Trinity Tigers at this family friendly tailgate. Open to all members of the TU community!

Football game: TU vs. Birmingham Southern
   Football Stadium
   1 p.m.

Hop on Hop Off Tour
  Ticket Website

Use the discount code: Trinity22 to purchase your ticket and enjoy exploring on your own.

Parent and Family Gathering
   Bombay’s Bicycle Club

Come spend time relaxing at a favorite Trinity hang out. No hosts, families can show up if interested.



Reflection and Meditation in the Garden
   Parker Chapel Garden
   9 a.m.

Parents and students are welcome to join Chaplain Alex Serna-Wallender in the Chapel garden for quiet reflection.


Plan Your Visit

Address: 1 Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212



Campus map
Find general areas and buildings

Campus Map 


Parking areas and guidelines

Accessibility Guide 

Lodging information

the Hotel Emma from the riverwalk; a man is unloading his car

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus and the city we call home. We encourage you to investigate some of the hotels that offer special Trinity rates.

Stay in SA

Things to do in San Antonio

Skyline view of San Antonio from the Trinity campus

After the ceremony, take advantage of what San Antonio has to offer. San Antonio offers Texas-sized adventures for folks of all ages.

Play in SA   Explore SA