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Preview Days

See what the Trine University community has to offer during one of our Preview Days.

Held once a month, Preview Days provide you with the opportunity to learn important information about admission and financial aid, student life and housing, and campus life. You will also have the chance to hear from our students, talk with professors, and join us for a meal and a campus tour.

All events are free for students and their parents/guests. Scroll to the bottom of the page to check out event schedules. 

VIP Day (Held Exclusively for Admitted Students) - Saturday, February 19, 2022

Congratulations on your acceptance to Trine University! We look forward to welcoming you to campus. During VIP Day, our staff will be on hand to help you learn about your next steps towards your future at Trine. Be sure to stop by our Info Fair during lunch to learn about many of the student organizations you can join, speak to staff in housing, financial aid, career and student success services and makes deposits.  As a special treat we invite you to join Christian Campus House for an optional pre-event pancake breakfast hosted in your honor!


Criminal Justice, Psychology & Communication Visit Day - Saturday, February 26, 2022

Join us for an interactive, hands-on visit day highlighting these three majors at Trine University! Students will have the opportunity to meet faculty and depending on their interest, tour the psychology laboratory, communication broadcast facilities, and criminal justice shooting simulator. Throughout the day, students will have the opportunity to examine a realistic crime scene, practice making a professional podcast, and participate in virtual reality demonstrations. There will also be opportunities to meet one-on-one with faculty and discuss career options!


Thunder Preview Day - Saturday, March 19, 2022

Join us to learn more about being a student at Trine University through sessions on student success & engagement, admission & financial aid, and academics. Early bird sessions will be offered for students interested in music, athletics and e-sports.  You will also have the opportunity to take tour of campus and join us for lunch. This event is open to all prospective students and up to two guests. 



7:30-8:30   Christian Campus House Pancake Breakfast (Optional)

8:45-9:00   Check-in & Refreshments – University Center

9:00-9:15   Welcome

9:15-10:00   Your Future at Trine U with Student Success and Engagement

10:00-10:10   10 min break

10:10 – 10:40   Next Steps: SOAR, Registration & Housing

10:40-11:00   Safety, Support & Resources

11:00   Tours (Optional)

11:00-1:00   Lunch & Info Fair – Stop by our Info Fair to learn about some of Trine’s student organization, speak to staff about housing, career services, financial aid and pay deposits.

1:00-2:00   Academic Breakout Sessions (Optional)

  • Franks School of Education
  • Jannen School of Arts & Sciences
  • Ketner School of Business
  • Allen School of Engineering & Technology
  • Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences

9:00am – 9:30am – Check-In – Welcome Center

9:30am – 10:00am – Welcome  - Best Hall

10:00am -  11:30am – Academic Breakout Sessions

    • Criminal Justice
    • Psychology
    • Communication

11:30 am  - 12:30 pm  - Campus Tours & Lunch (Optional)

8:45            Check-in – University Center

9:00           Optional Early Bird Sessions – Music, Athletics & E-Sports University Center

  • Thunder Athletics Fabiani Theatre
  • Trine Music – Digital Classroom

9:30            Welcome & Refreshments – Fabiani Theatre

9:45           Success & Engagement – The Trine Student Experience – Fabiani Theatre

10:30         Academic Breakout Sessions

  • Franks School of Education – Shambaugh Hall 205
  • Jannen School of Arts & Sciences – Wells Theatre
  • Ketner School of Business – Ford Hall 226
  • Allen School of Engineering & Computing – Fabiani Theatre
  • Rinker Ross School of Health SciencesBest Hall 229

11:30         Admission, Financial Aid, and Scholarships – Fabiani Theatre

12:00         Campus Tours

12:45         Lunch – Whitney Commons