A true Conn student speaks fluent Camel lingo. You are sure to never be lost in a conversation with our handy Connecticut College Dictionary of most frequently used terms on campus!
AC: Our beautiful gym, topped with a view of the Thames River and a dreaded walk up and down a steep hill that feels like 10 miles long.
Arbo: The Connecticut College Arboretum; home of a variety of trees, a lovely pond, and campus stoners.
Blue Camel: Overly priced coffee and melt-in-your-mouth muffins that you simply cannot resist.
Canopy: A “PG” code word for tent dance.
Coasties: Our frenemies from across the street. You cannot miss their nifty uniforms!
Club Shain: Hot spot for studying (and procrastination) purposes.
Dirty South: Knowlton, Harkness, JA and Freeman and all the debauchery and mayhem you need.
Harry’s Taxi: Can be found in your ICE contacts. You know your favorite driver; he’s always there when you need him, whether it’s a trip to Tiki or the airport, they’ve got you.
Goat: The humble abode of the infamous lacrosse team and a disastrous septic tank.
Floor Party: A crowded gathering with approximately an 18-minute duration. Where personal space ceases to exist.
Floralia: Christmas and your birthday rolled into one day.
Harris: Sunday morning brunches at Harris welcomes night before stories, hangover cures, and running into your Saturday fling. Shout out to Chef Michael!
The Tunnel: The underground passageway connecting KB and Larrabee dorms.
Naked Man: The mysterious naked statue in the left corner of the library, constructed by a former camel.
Norm’s: 24-hour diner that is frequented by camels at all hours of the day and night.
Oasis: Pizza, mozz-sticks, mac n’ cheese bites, OH MY!
Plex: The newly modeled consortium of dorms; exclusively offering Camels being able to have breakfast in pajamas, the cleanest bathrooms, and hospital mood lighting.
Ridge: 12 apartments full of Saturday night memories…or lack there of.
Soup n’ Bread: Tuesday’s and Thursday’s hot spot; heaven by way of fresh bread and homemade soup.
Tent dance: What happens under the tent, stays under the tent.
Tempel Green: Come spring time, Tempel Green is home of soccer games, kan jam, sun bathing, and music!
Tiki: Downtown New Lo bar and a Thursday night favorite.
Toll House Cookie Pie: A slice of chocolate chip cookie, Conn’s pride and joy. Best heated up.
1962 Room: Home to everyone’s favorite weekly dances, where every Cromance is started.