Our Spaces and Room Reservations

Trumbull offers a variety of common spaces for your comfort and entertainment enjoyment.  For spaces that require a reservation, find room reservation forms under spaces menu listed on the left.  As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from Trumbull Office.

 

Trumbull Library

Trumbull Library: The library has been thoroughly inventoried, the favorite red plush chairs have been reupholstered, and there’s no better place to do serious studying at Trumbull. You can also take a break from your work to enjoy some of the wonderful books that crowd the shelves; see what’s new this year just to the right inside the door. No food or drink please.

Common Room

Common Room: Possibly the most beautiful room in Trumbull, the common room is a great place to meet friends and chat, or sit quietly with a book. There’s even a grand piano!

Reserving and Using the Common Room

The common room is the “living room” of the college and cannot be reserved for non-TC sponsored events.

If you’d like to reserve this space, please contact the Head of College office at tcadmin@yale.edu, 203-432-0720 or stop by room G 103.

RESTRICTIONS: No food or drink is allowed.

Seminar Room

Seminar Room:

Meet a tutor, schedule a meeting, have a class; the seminar room is multi-purpose. There is also a 65-inch flat-screen TV with Blue Ray for presentations.

This room is for academic and educational purposes and is an official Yale classroom. When it is not in use for class purposes, students may use it for individual or group study and for meetings. This activity room is first come, first served. Reservations are needed for standing reservations only.  

If you’d like to reserve this space, please contact the Head of College office at tcadmin@yale.edu, 203-432-0720 or stop by room G 103.

ACCESS: Trumbull residents use their room key; off campus, Old Campus and Swing Space need to sign out an activity room key from the Head of College’s Office.

RESTRICTIONS: No food or drink is allowed.

 

GYM

Please - wipe down machine after use

 The Trumbull gym now has new equipment!

 Using the gym

Please swipe the card reader outside the door for access. 

If you ID does not work, please email tcadmin@yale.edu or stop by the Head of College Office - room G 103.

Music Practice Rooms

Music Practice Rooms:

There are two music practice rooms. 

The MUSIC PRACTICE ROOM (Room 24) in the basement is a smaller space with an upright piano and room for two additional chairs and music stands at most.

Using the Music Practice Room

RESTRICTIONS: No food or drink is allowed.
 

The MUSIC STUDIO (Room S14), located in the sub-basement, is a larger space with a piano and drum set and is suitable for individual or group practice.  

Using the Music Studio 
To request a key for the music studio, you need a check availability and fill out a room request form. As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from the Trumbull Office. A key cannot be signed out before the request form is approved.

Complete Part I of request form if the space will only be used for individual practice purposes. Complete Part II of request form if space will be used for group practice. This practice room is used on a first come, first served basis. 

Access/key is provided directly by Reese McLeod, Trumbull Head of College Senior Administrative Assistant II.  You must go through her to gain access.

RESTRICTIONS: Trumbull student(s) must be the individual or a member of the group. No food or drink allowed.

Art Studio

 
Art Studio: Our art studio has a wide array of art supplies, a drafting table, and easels. There is also a sewing machine and adjustable dress form for fitting the clothes you make that can be signed out through the art studio student aide. To obtain a key for the art studio visit the Trumbull Office. No food or drink please.
 

RESTRICTIONS: No food or drink allowed.

For electronic request form, click on spaces tab.

Using the Art Studio
To check availability of room, please contact the Head of College Office - tcadmin@yale.edu203-432-0720 or stop by room G 103.   To request a key and/or reserve the art studio, please go here to fill out the required form. As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from the Trumbull Office. A key cannot be signed out before the room request is approved. 

RESTRICTIONS: No food or drink allowed.

Pottery Studio

 
Pottery Studio: We’ve re-furbished and re-supplied this space over the summer. Our kiln is fired up and ready to go. Look for e-mails for pottery workshops and open studio times and learn something new! If you have questions about using the space, contact the Trumbull Office or the pottery studio aide. To obtain a key to the pottery studio visit the Trumbull Office. No food or drink please.
 
COMPLETE FORM AND RETURN IT TO tcadmin@yale.edu.
As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from the Trumbull Office. A key cannot be signed out before the room request is approved and we receive an email that you have met with the Pottery Studio Aide or Graduate Affiliate. 
 
 

Nick Chapel Theater

This beautiful black-box theater offers a host of opportunities to anyone with thespian tendencies. There is also a large movie screen and projector. To check availability, please visit the Nick Chapel Google calendar.  If the theater is available, please submit one of the applications:  Live Production or Special Event (Non-Live) to tcadmin@yale.edu.
 

Live Production Application.  Note: This link will bring you to the Undergraduate Productions website, you can find the Nick Chapel application under “Resources”.

Special Event (Non-Live) Application

If your request is approved, you will be contacted by the Nick Chapel student aide who will confirm your reservation request, review user responsibilities, user procedures and user access.

Gallery 

Gallery: Got art? Why not display it in the art gallery. All-new LED lights will prove illuminating. If you don’t have art, check out what others are doing.
 

To obtain a key for the gallery, please fill out a request form here.”

 
Using the Gallery
 
The gallery is only available for Trumbull sponsored exhibits. The Gallery may be reserved for Trumbull exhibits with the permission of the Trumbull Office. To obtain a key for the gallery, you need to check availability and fill out a request form here. As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from the Trumbull office.
 
A key cannot be signed out before the room reservation form is approved. The gallery is usually reserved for one week at a time from Wednesday to Wednesday. Opening receptions are also considered when reserving the space. 
 
RESTRICTIONS: No food, no drink allowed.
 

Dance Studio

Tango to your heart’s content in Trumbull’s dance studio; the flexi-floor will keep you limber.

Using the Dance Studio

To check availability, please visit the Dance Studio Google calendar.  To obtain a key and/or make a reservation for the dance studio please fill out the room reservation request form and send it to tcadmin@yale.edu.  As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from the Trumbull Office with information about signing out a key.  A key cannot be signed out before the room request is approved. 

Students may not reserve the space for more than 3 hours per week per individual/group. 

Dancers are welcome to use the studio on a first come first served basis anytime it is available.

RESTRICTIONS: No street shoes allowed. No food or drink allowed.

 

The Study

Meet a tutor, schedule a meeting, have a class; the seminar room is multi-purpose. There is also a 65-inch flat-screen TV with Blue Ray for presentations.

This room is for academic and educational purposes and is an official Yale classroom. When it is not in use for class purposes, students may use it for individual or group study and for meetings. This activity room is first come, first served. Reservations are needed for standing reservations only.  

To check availability, please visit the The Study Google calendar.  To make a reservation, please fill out the room reservation request form and send it to tcadmin@yale.edu.  As soon as your request has been approved, you will receive an email from the Trumbull Office about the signage you need to post on the doors.  Signage is provided by the Head of College office.

The key for this room is your room key.  If you live in Bingham or off campus, please use your activity room key.  If you don’t have an activity room key, please come to the Head of College office (room G103) to sign one out.

Student Kitchen

After your intial approval to use the kitchen, future reservations may be made with the Aides directly.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT ANOTHER REQUEST FORM.

Student Kitchen: It’s a true transformation from our little closet of old to the big, beautiful space we’re about to move into. Bon appétit! If you have questions about using the student kitchen contact the Trumbull Office or the Student Kitchen Aide.

Reserving and Using the Student Kitchen
 
First-Time Kitchen Requests:  Any Trumbull student is eligible to use the kitchen. If it is your first time reserving the Trumbull Kitchen, please follow the instructions here (https://trumbull.yalecollege.yale.edu/spaces/room-requests/kitchen) for filling out the “First-Time Request Form” . 
 

Succeeding Kitchen Requests:  If you have reserved the Trumbull Kitchen before, please fill out this form with the day and time you would like to reserve the kitchen and the kitchen aides will email you with instructions for getting the key: https://forms.gle/Rmp8tV6s26cf9sxa6. (Please copy and paste link if necessary.)  If you have any questions or concerns, please email a Student Kitchen Aide!

CLEANING UP: When using the kitchen, you are expected to clean up, wash your dishes and put things back where they belong. There is also a broom and mop so you can clean the floor. Remove trash and reline trash can. Take trash to dumpster outside, do not use Buttery trash cans.

Your privilege to use the kitchen may be revoked if you don’t follow the rules. Please schedule time to have the space inspected by the aide when you sign out the key.
 

Computer Clusters

Computer Clusters: Need a computer? No problem: head upstairs to one of Trumbull’s two computer clusters.