Workshop Sessions

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!


Community Life at Trinity—Join the Graduate Student Government Association to learn more about ways to find a home at Trinity through activities, intramural sports, student groups, student government. Plus learn inside tips for navigating your time at Trinity.


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 Resources 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.


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.


Burnout in ministry—Join us to get helpful insights from our counseling department for avoiding burnout in ministry both during seminary and for the many years of faithful service ahead. Most graduate students are balancing many different demands and commitments and this seminar promises practical tips for setting strong ministry foundation.