Go beyond the classroom.

Trinity University’s Office of Experiential Learning seeks to expand learning outside of the classroom. By fostering challenging environments, engaging in reflective learning, and nurturing community engagement, the team enhances students’ impact on Trinity, San Antonio, and communities around the world.

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Expand your learning opportunities in four areas:

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Service Learning

Support and challenge your development as an individual and responsible global citizen.

Learn by Serving

Julian Burgos interviews a woman at a clinic in Nicaragua


Professional experience connects to your career goals or major.

Learn by Connecting

Professor Ben Surpless uses drones to map fault lines

Undergraduate Research

Work directly with faculty members on innovative research, on campus and around the world.

Learn by Researching

Avva Bassiri looks down a tube for a course project in the Greenhouse

Course Projects

Apply textbook knowledge to hands-on projects with local businesses, community initiatives, and research applications.

Learn by Doing