A Message from the Associate Director

My name is Esther Esparza (she/her) and I am the Associate Director for Orientation and Transitions 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 three O-Team leaders during your SSO experience. Learn more about each O-Team leader below!

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Andrew Phillips (he/him)

Howdy! I'm Andrew. I am a rising sophomore majoring in geoscience who also dabbles in theatre and business. I love the environment, Star Wars, and rocks (on good days). When you see me around, don't be afraid to introduce yourself! 

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Aspen Harrison (she/her)

Hi! I am Aspen Harrison, and I am a rising sophomore from San Antonio, Texas. I am an English major and teaching minor, and my goal is to work in education reform! On campus, I am Vice President of Zeta Chi, a member of the Academic Honor Council, and TEACH. I also work in the Accommodated Testing Center and the Tiger Learning Commons front desk. Off campus, I enjoy reading, spending time with my sisters, continuing to explore San Antonio, and listening to music. I can’t wait for y'all to love Trinity like I do. 


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​​​​​Noor Jahlul (he/him)

Hello! I’m Noor Jahlul and I'm a rising junior from Houston, TX. I am a sociology major and minoring in Environmental Studies. I’m involved in the University Bee Club, Kappa Kappa Delta fraternity, and as an Admissions Ambassador!