Events on Campus
The College is a lively hub of activities open to the campus and the local New London community. You can find a listing of events at calendar.conncoll.edu.
The performance series onStage at Connecticut College presents a variety of artists and performers throughout the academic year. Performances range from musical acts to plays to dance. The Olin Observatory regularly welcomes the public for stargazing and educational events.
During the late fall, the College opens its ice rink for public skating at a nominal charge.
Charles E. Shain Library, with almost 600,000 books and bound periodicals and many special collections, is open to the public year round. The library has been under renovation since Summer 2014 and is scheduled to reopen in late March 2015. Please refer to the Shain Renovation website "For Community Patrons" section for details.
Watch a brief aerial tour of the campus.
The local Flock Theater stages a Shakespeare in the Arboretum series every summer. The College theater department produces four plays and the music department presents choral and instrumental concerts during the academic year. A capella groups are popular on campus, with six groups offering frequent performances and concerts. There are also exhibitions sponsored by the art department, lectures by Connecticut College faculty and visiting academics throughout the academic year, as well as summer sports camps and music programs.