Trocaire College offers a wide array of student activities focused on social, cultural, academic, and leadership development. These are great opportunities to be involved in the campus community and to prepare for a successful career. Some events include:
- Welcome Week
- Family Day
- Cultural Heritage Celebrations (ie. Coming Out Day, Latinx Heritage Month, Black History Month)
- International Food Fest
- Winter Welcome
- Stress Less Week
To stay up to date with everything happening on campus:
- Read the weekly newsletter sent by the Director of Student Engagement, “This Week at Trocaire”
- Join the Trocaire College Student Life Facebook group
- Follow Trocaire College Student Life (@TrocaireStudentLife) on Instagram
- Read the Stall Street Journal at your next restroom stop on campus
- Keep an eye out for the digital screens around campus
- Visit Trocaire’s web calendar
Looking to reserve a Student Engagement Space to study or meet? Reserve a space today!
Learn more ways about how to get involved as a student through joining a club, organization, or committee!
Student Life is excited to welcome back our students for the fall 2020 semester. Our Welcome Week of Events has changed slightly this semester to keep students safe and practicing physical distancing as they begin their classes, labs, and clinical.
We encourage all students to check their This Week at Trocaire email on Monday, August 31 for a full list of events and opportunities available to them.
Week of August 31, 2020
Welcome Bag Pick-Up
All currently enrolled students for the Fall 2020 semester may come to campus to pick-up their Welcome Bag starting Monday, August 31 until Friday, September 4 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Choate in the Courtyard. Students must practice proper social distancing and wear a mask when receiving their Welcome Bag. Students must present their Trocaire College ID card when receiving their bag.
The Welcome Bag includes a 2020-21 Trocaire College academic planner, Trocaire reusable face mask, 2 oz bottle of hand sanitizer, and helpful information as students begin the fall semester. Students who are unable to come to campus during this week during their designated pick-up time may arrange for an alternative date to pick up their bag from Choate campus through the Alternative Welcome Bag Pick-Up Form. Limit one (1) bag per currently enrolled student. We will not be mailing bags.
In TEN (10) of the Welcome Bags, there will be a Trocaire Golden Ticket for the student to redeem a prize from the Student Life office! Prizes include gas cards, gift cards, and Trocaire College swag.
- Monday, August 31 from 8 am – 7 pm: Students Last Names A-F, including any students on-site for labs or clinical
- Tuesday, September 1 from 8 am – 7 pm: Students Last Names G-M, including any students on-site for labs or clinical
- Wednesday, September 2 from 8 am – 7 pm: Students Last Names N-Z, including any students on-site for labs or clinical
- Thursday, September 3 from 8 am – 7 pm: Students Last Names A-F, including any students on-site for labs or clinical
- Friday, September 4 from 8 am – 7 pm: Students Last Names G-M & N-Z, including any students on-site for labs or clinical
If you are on-campus during the week for an in-person service, you may pick up your bag. Remember your Trocaire College ID!
First Day of School Photo Contest
We all love a good First Day of School photo! This year, we know the first day of school will look different. Share a picture of your first day – whether in your Trocaire gear, Trocaire scrubs, with your family, or classmates – for a chance to win a Back to School prize pack from Student Life! Students may submit their pictures starting now until Saturday, September 5 to [email protected]. The winner will be notified September 8! Submit your image today!
Trocaire Talk – Episode One: Starting the Semester, New Beginnings
Want to know the 4-1-1 for this semester and staying connected at Trocaire College? Tune into our inaugural Trocaire Talk that will launch live on Tuesday, September 1. We’ll be talking about important things to know as students begin their fall semester, how to navigate the building at Choate, and how to be successful as we adjust to taking courses in an online/hybrid setting. The video will launch live on here as well as our social media pages
What’s Up Wednesday: Get to Know Student Life
Learn what’s happening this semester in the Student Life Office that will keep you connected to campus, your classmates, and the community. Members of the Student Life team will share their plans for the Fall semester for programming, the two competency certificate programs, and other important events! This video will launch live on here and our social media pages.
Virtual Involvement Fair
Check out the clubs and organizations at Trocaire College – along with other helpful resources to keep you connected and successful during your time at Trocaire College! Learn more about what is available to you. A link will be shared with all students in their This Week at Trocaire newsletter that will be sent out on Monday, August 31 and the Virtual Involvement Fair will launch the afternoon of Thursday, September 3!
Friday Family Fun Social – Virtual Edition
We love our Trocaire Family and want to get to know you more! Sign on to our Family Friday Fun Social Virtual Event on Friday, September 4 from 6 -7 p.m. on Zoom.
Get to meet your Trocaire peers, engage in virtual games, and learn more about the opportunities that will happen this semester. There will be raffles during the event, too. This is a family-friendly event, so if you do have children or family members, they can participate on the call with you. We encourage any students interested in this virtual event to RSVP through the form below:
The link to the Zoom will be sent to registered students on Thursday!
With moving to distance learning, here are some tips and ideas to help keep you socially engaged and connected while maintaining physical distancing.
Staying connected to your friends, classmates, and loved ones is made accessible through technology!
All Trocaire students may access Zoom for free. Be sure to use your trocaire.edu email when signing in/registering your account. This is a great way to “meet up” with your friends, classmates, and student organization members. You can access Zoom from Trocaire’s Zoom page. Check out the “Getting Started with Zoom Web Conferencing” for assistance.