There are many exciting and informative workshops for you to attending during New Student Orientation. We hope that you find the ones you need to get all of your questions answered during the event. Feel free to browse through our list, and let us know if you have any questions!
Who is My Neighbor?—Women. Men. Gen Xers. Millennials. Baby Boomers. Urban. Rural. Suburban. Arminians. Calvinists. Complimentarians. Egalitarians. Varied single- and multi- cultural identities. Artists. Feelers. Thinkers. Extroverts. Introverts. American. International. Paedobaptists. Credobaptists. Military. Activists. Pacifists. Disciple-makers. Evangelists. Missionaries. Trinity International University is home to people claiming any number of these, and other, identities. Yet, all share a superseding identity “in Christ.” Join members of the Graduate Student Government Association for an honest conversation about navigating the sometimes challenging, sometimes murky, always refreshing waters of a shared journey at TIU.
Finances 101—Worried about finances while you’re in graduate school? This workshop won’t fix that, but it will address second year scholarships and grants, tips for saving money in Chicagoland, and “how other people have done it.
Writing for Seminary & Graduate School—Whether you have been out of school for a while or just finished another degree join us to get practical tips and hints on writing research papers in a theological setting, specific style guides for Trinity, and avoid plagiarism!
Library Tour—Come find out about all the resources the Library has to offer! Find out how to take advantage of our I-Share system. Learn about all the online databases and resources that are available in the Library.
Trinity Technology Training—Come find out about all the technological resources Trinity has to offer and how they can make life easier at Trinity. Students will be introduced to TIU Access, Moodle, Groupwise, and MyTrinity. If you have one, feel free to bring your laptop with you.
Keeping Your Marriage Strong in Seminary—If you have been married 5 days or 50 years, you will benefit from real life tales of making your marriage work during this demanding time.
Understanding Distance Education—Come and learn how distance education can fit with your degree requirements. Take a peak at an actual class and learn more about the courses available to you.
University And Community Partnerships—Ministry opportunities in North Chicago- Join us to learn more about the local community context of Trinity and practical ways to be involved in holistic ministries while you learn. Plus, learn about the exciting partnership with Christian Community Development Association and ways to be involved in one of their first Academic Chapters right here at Trinity. Recently, ministry partnerships have been forming across the dividing lines (denominational, ethnic, and socio-economic) of Lake County. Our goal is that we would be spiritually formed as ambassadors of reconciliation as we empty ourselves in service to others. You’re here for the next few years, come and find out how you can make an impact.