There are a tons of ways to get involved in the Trinity community.
The best part is that many give you ways to make use of what you’re learning in the classroom right away. Check out all that you can be a part of during your years at Trinity.
Student Leadership Groups
Student Government Association
Trinity’s Student Government Association (SGA) represents student opinion to the faculty and administration and provides services and activities for the student body and provides excellent leadership of the student body.
Women’s Ministry Council
Women’s Ministry Council (WMC) models intentional and individual relationships with Christ, therefore creating safe spaces where women can come and experience the unconditional love of God.
Trinity Ambassadors are students who assist the Admissions Office in meeting the needs of prospective students and their parents. Trinity Ambassadors conduct campus tours and assist with campus events arranged specifically for prospective students and their families.
The yearbook staff is an outlet for creative students to learn more about the University, gain leadership skills, and further their technical, business, communication, publishing and creative writing skills.
The Chapel Team serves the student body by planning biblically faithful, engaging worship services. This pastorally motivated group of students seeks to model Christ-centered community by planning diverse expressions of worship for the whole student body.
College Union (CU) serves the Trinity student body by providing events and activities that entertain, energize, and add excitement to Trinity’s campus. College Union strives to enhance the campus community with events and activities that foster an environment that gives students the opportunity to build relationships with other students while cultivating school pride and loyalty.
Men Under God
Men Under God (MUG) recognizes that “iron sharpens iron” and raises up Trinity men who are shaped by the character of God and by the accountability and council of spiritual friendships. MUG meets weekly to share food together, talk with leaders in the church and on campus, and speak into each other’s lives.
Intercultural Affinity Groups
Students interested in learning about, informing, entertaining, or mobilizing the Trinity community in matters of human flourishing, reconciliation and other issues relating to American ethnic groups should join one of the Intercultural Development Office’s six affinity groups. Through these affinity groups, IDO promotes and embraces both cultural uniqueness of one’s personal identity (diversity), and intercultural collaboration and gospel solidarity (unity) within the Trinity community. Learn more about IDO at [email protected] or (847) 317-8072.
Emerging Kingdom Leaders
Emerging Kingdom Leaders (EKL) is a program for incoming freshman at Trinity. Each year 25 students are chosen to join the Emerging Kingdom Leaders program, which is designed to give students an opportunity to experience life as a student leader from the very beginning of their time at Trinity, while learning foundational principles and practices of Christian leadership along the way. Learn more about EKL.
The Athletic Training Club is a student-managed organization that promotes and plans special events, arranges guest speakers, and organizes educational field trips for Athletic Training Education Program majors. These special events emphasize the prevention, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. In addition, students are encouraged to integrate their faith into the daily use of their new skills as they interact with peers, faculty, and the community around Trinity International University.Learn more about our Athletic Training program
Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, is a network of more than 520 chapters with 60,000 members around the world. It is organized to promote scholarship and excellence in education. Its membership is intergenerational, and members include undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty and administrators, classroom teachers, school administrators, and retired educators interested in supporting and encouraging the next generation of teacher-scholars. Members receive helpful publications, are invited to attend nationally sponsored conferences, job fairs, and worldwide study tours, and have the opportunity to apply for scholarship awards. Membership is by invitation only upon recommendation by the Division of Education. In order to be eligible for membership, candidates must have passed Gate 1: Admission to the Division of Education, declared a major in education, have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 after 30 hours, have an ED GPA of 3.75 after 12 hours of ED-prefix course work, and have no dispositional concerns or notifications.Learn more about Education degrees at Trinity
Lambda Pi Eta
Lambda Pi Eta, the national honorary society that recognizes excellence in the field of communication, originated in 1985. This society, which is associated with the National Communication Association, has more than 340 chapters worldwide. Lambda Pi Eta exists to recognize scholastic achievement, develop interest in the communication field, promote professional development, and provide a forum for exchanging ideas about communication and exploring graduate school options. To be eligible for Lambda Pi Eta, students must have completed 60 hours of undergraduate credit, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, have completed at least 12 hours of courses in communication, have a GPA of at least 3.25 in communication classes, and be a full-time student in good standing with the institution.Learn more about earning a Communication degree
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to both undergraduate and graduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet these minimum qualifications: completion of 9 semester hours of psychology; registration for major or minor standing in psychology; rank in the upper 35 percent of their class in general scholarship; a minimum 3.10 cumulative GPA and 3.25 GPA in psychology courses; and high standards of personal behavior. Application forms are available from the Psychology Department web page.Learn more about our Psychology program
Music & Arts Groups
Trinity College’s arts journal, The Trillium contains poetry, short stories, drawings, essays, photos, and other creative work submitted by Trinity students.
Trinity College’s weekly school newspaper is a student publication. Staff writers from across majors are welcome to contribute.
A variety of performances are held on and off campus each semester, as performed and conducted by Trinity students and faculty, in addition to our annual Fine Arts Festival.More about Music & Arts at Trinity
Intramurals are a great way to get involved in various sports on campus if you aren’t a member of one of our many athletic teams. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in some of the following intramural activities:
- Indoor Volleyball
- Sand Volleyball
- Ping pong