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Trinity College (CT)

Hartford, CT
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

300 Summit Street

Hartford, CT 06016

United States

Phone: 860-297-2180

Fax: 860-297-2287

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Mary Dumes
Title:Sr. Associate Director of Admissions
Admissions Office Address:Admissions Office
300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106-3100
Admissions Office Phone:860-297-2180
Admissions Office Fax:860-297-2287
Admissions Office Email:admissions.office@trincoll.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:The Learning Corridor
Library
The Science/Engineering Labs
Summit Suites (newest residence hall)
The Chapel
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Wadsworth Athenaeum
Bushnell Theater
Old State House
Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher State Houses
Hartford Civic Center

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:No
     Tour Dates:Academic Year
     Times:Varies
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions.office@trincoll.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:February 1 of junior year
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:Yes
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Year round; Monday - Friday 10:30am and 2:30pm
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions.office@trincoll.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Advance Notice:Other
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions.office@trincoll.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:admissions.office@trincoll.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Other
     Describe:Admissions Office or academic department directly

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available
Advance Notice:Other
Arrangements:Other
     Describe:Admissions does not sponsor overnight dorm stays.

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Bradley International Airport, north of Hartford, is 15 to 20 minutes from campus (except at rush hour). Limousine service is available from the airport to downtown hotels. From the hotels, take a taxi to campus. Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses serve Hartford. From the terminals, take a taxi to campus.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From the west, take I-84 E. to exit 48 (Capitol Ave.) At the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp turn left. Go to the first traffic light (Washington St.) and turn right. Proceed through 8 traffic lights (1.1 miles). Turn right at the eighth light onto New Britain Ave. Proceed on New Britain Ave. to the traffic light at Summit St. and turn right into the campus. From the east, take I-84 W. through Hartford to Exit 48 (Asylum Ave.). Turn left onto Asylum St. and follow the roadway to the right. Bear right through the brownstone arch onto Trinity St. Get in the left lane and proceed to the second traffic light (Washington St.). The Bushnell Memorial Hall will be on the left and the State Capitol on the right. Make a left onto Washington St., then follow the above directions to campus. From the south, take I-91 N. to I-84 W. Follow the preceding directions from the east. From the north, take I-91 S. to I-84 W. Follow the above directions from the east.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The Hilton Hartford (860-728-5151) offers reasonable rates and is located next to the Civic Center approximately 10 minutes away. The Crowne Plaza (50 Morgan St.; 860-549-2400) rate for a double is pretty expensive, but the hotel is nice with no surprises. In Glastonbury, 15 minutes from Hartford, is Butternut Farm (1654 Main St.; 860-633-7197), a moderately priced bed-and-breakfast (full breakfast included), 15 minutes from Wesleyan and the University of Hartford. Also consider Chester Bulkeley House bed-and-breakfast (184 Main St.; 860-563-4236), in historic Wethersfield, 10 minutes from Trinity and The University of Hartford, and 20 minutes from Wesleyan.
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
To the east of Hartford, about 25 minutes from Trinity (an easy drive on I-84) are some places with character, including the Old Babcock Tavern (484 Mile Hill Rd., Tolland; 860-875-1239), a nice little bed-and-breakfast, and the Tolland Inn (63 Tolland Green; 860-872-0800), another quiet place. Moderate prices are the rule. If you are going to visit Sturbridge, keep in mind that it's only another 25 minutes up the road from Tolland. Check the University of Hartford entry for the Simsbury and Avon suggestions. Check the entry for the University of Connecticut for some good places to stay within a half-hour's drive of Hartford, due east toward Rhode Island.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Admissions Office
    300 Summit Street
    Hartford, CT 06106-3100
    Phone: 860-297-2180
    Fax: 860-297-2287
    Email: admissions.office@trincoll.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available