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Alumni at Photo booth on Bata podium


Alumni Homecoming



Alumni Homecoming Schedule 

Note * There are many special reunion events and some new venues this year!  Please check this schedule page just prior to Homecoming, for additional events or last minute changes.

We look forward to welcoming thousands of alumni back to Peterborough's Symons Campus. Printed copies of the schedule will be available at the Alumni Welcome Tent (library podium) and at the Athletic Centre.



Day and Times

Event & Details


7:05pm puck drop

Petes Home Game vs. Niagara Ice Dogs - Trent Alumni Discount!

Catch a Petes game with a special Trent Alumni discount! Tickets are $13 with promo code: Trentalumni. Tickets go on sale August 30th through the Memorial Centre website

Memorial Centre

11:30am - 1:30pm 

Annual United Way Kick off BBQ

See you at the Bata Podium for the cheapest meal on campus (just $5!). Vegetarian options will be availiable. All funds go to support our $100,000 campaign. You can also renew your pledge, or donate at the BBQ to wine the much coveted early bird prize! 

 Bata Podium 


Trent Men's OUA Rugby vs. Brock - Go Excalibur!

Justin Chiu Stadium

Friday evening 

Trent Women's and Men's OUA Volleyball - Go Excalibur!

Opponent and game times to be determined - will be posted ASAP

Athletic Centre Gym

Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Head of the Trent Rowing Regatta

Race viewing along Trent Canal

Saturday 9:30am - 11:00am

Otonabee College Alumni & Students Pancake Breakfast

Alumni of Otonabee College are invited to celebrate your college pride at our Pancake Breakfast. There will be giant boardwalk games set up and other fun activities for the whole family! Otonabee College swag will also be available to purchase - cash only. 

Please register yourself and your family members before Friday, September 21, 2018.

Otonabee College Patio (located outside the Otonabee College Academic Building)

Rain Location: OC Commons (formerly the Cat's Ass Pub)


Saturday morning

Trent Varsity Women's Volleyball ALUMNI Game

Tentative - details will be posted here 

Athletic Centre Gym


The Trent University Alumni Association (TUAA) Annual General Meeting has been moved to November 3, 2018 at the Trent Durham campus. The AGM will be run in conjunction with a volunteer appreciation event and is no longer held on the Saturday of Homecoming. 

  • For more details, please check out the main Alumni Events page



Trent Men's Rugby Booster Club Fundraising Pub Night 

  • Entry fee and Age of Majority ID is required. Entry fee is $5:00 cash only.

  • Silent Auction in support of the Varsity Men's Rugby team. If you have Silent Auction items to donate - please email Caleb Smith at

Peterborough Pagan's 
Rugby Clubhouse 

Nicholl's Oval Park, 725
Armour Road,

Saturday 11:00am - 3:00pm


  • Alumni Green Wristband Day -  show your alumni pride and pick up your green alumni wristband for special access to events and contests. Homecoming Special Access details.

  • Alumni Homecoming T-shirt giveaway, beginning at 11:00am to the first 250 Alumni who present valid alumni identification. Complete t-shirt details found HERE.

  • Alumni Kids' Zone for children of alumni including face painting, balloon animals, gift bags with Trent souvenir, and snacks. There are two additional  kid's areas on campus on Saturday  - One in the north end of the Justin Chiu stadium and one in the new Trent Student Centre (located between the Library and the Athletic Centre).  

  • Alumni Photo Booth to capture memories with your family and friends. We have props and signs to make the photos even more fun! Feel free to bring your own camera to capture these photos as well.

  • MemberPerks Tent where a new Affinity partner will be unveiled.

  • College Swag - show your college pride and pick up some College branded merchandise for cash sale by the colleges.

  • Vintage Swag - check out a selection of vintage Trent swag for cash sale.

  • Head of the Trent 2018 collector beer steins and apparel for cash sale.

Bata Library Upper Podium Tents

Saturday (see times for each location on right)

Alumni Verification Stations (to receive your alumni wristband)

  • If you forgot or lost your alumni identification, come with valid government-issued photo ID (driver's license, health card, etc.) to receive your GREEN ALUMNI WRISTBAND.

  • The GREEN ALUMNI WRISTBAND gives alumni special access and privileges today.  For complete details about the alumni wristband special access click HERE.

  • You can also update your contact information with Alumni Affairs at this time.

11:00am - 4:00pm Morton Reading Room, Champlain College 3rd flr. behind the Alumni Welcome Tent

12:00pm - 6:00pm Champlain College Ceilie Pub (1st floor CC, enter by the Bata Library steps).

Saturday 11:00am - 4:00pm

Trent University Bookstore Selling Merchandise 

  • Trent University Swag is for sale at the Trent University Bookstore today! Be sure to take time to visit the Bookstore to see the wide array of Trent and Trent alumni apparel and merchandise.

  • Alumni who show their Alumni Card or Green Alumni Wristband receive 25% off regularly-priced merchandise.

Trent University Bookstore (Champlain College by the Bata Library stairs)

Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm                                                  

Alumni Pub Gathering in the Ceile Pub - Family Friendly Event

  • Be sure to spend some time in the Ceilie at the Alumni Pub Gathering (Family Friendly). Alumni are welcome to bring one guest (or their family).  Food will be available for sale.

  • Alumni ID must be shown to gain access. There will be staff to verify your alumni status at the door if you lost your alumni card. You will need valid government-issued photo ID (driver's license, health card, etc.).  Age of Majority ID for liquor service is required.

  • Live music from 3:00pm - 6:00pm. Watch for details regarding musicians. Alumni contests with prize giveaways.

  • While the Ceilie is a family-friendly venue, it is a restaurant so no dogs are permitted, except Service Dogs - who are always welcome!

Champlain College Ceilie Pub (1st floor CC, enter by the Bata Library steps).



Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm

New for 2018! Trent Student Centre Events

Starbucks is open for coffee, kid's activity & face painting, food sales and canal-side beer garden (age of majority ID required, $10.00 cover charge includes Head of the Trent beer stein, while supplies last)

Trent Student Centre, Symons Campus West Bank, between the Athletic Centre and the Bata Library

Saturday 12:00pm   

Trent Men's Rugby Alumni game - Go Excalibur!

Watch for more details as they become available - contact Caleb Smith for more information by emailing him at

Nicholl's Oval Field 

Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm

PRC Family Friendly Canal Side Viewing & Food Tent

  • Family Friendly all ages area run by the Peterborough Rowing Club.

  • Canal side regatta viewing with food sales

Peterborough Rowing Club


Trent Women's OUA Soccer vs. Nipissing - Go Excalibur!

Justin Chiu Stadium

Saturday 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Celebrating the First 50 Years of Geography at Trent

1:00pm - 3:00pm: Open House and Reunion on the Main floor of the Environmental Science Building with many faculty and staff, past and present, in attendence.

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Official welcome and toast in the Crypt area (ESB) before 4pm. Refreshments provided. 

Special Gift for pre-registered guests: An updated 50-year history of the Geography Department, along with every departmental field movie ever made will be available on a special Geography 50th USB, to those who pre-register as attending.

To Volunteer: Are you interested in volounteering as part of the planning commitee or the day of the event? Please email Miles Ecclestone at 


Environmental Science Building

1:30 pm - 
3:00 pm



Celebration of Lady Eaton College (LEC) 50th Anniversary  

Calling all Trent alumni, students, staff, faculty and retirees who were, or are  involved with or connected to Lady Eaton College (LEC) in any way! LEC 50th Anniversary events will be taking place throughout the 2018-2019 academic year. Join us for first event, which is taking place during  Homecoming 2018, on Saturday, September 29th in the LEC Pit. Speeches and the unveiling of a special art piece by Trent alumnus Ryan Lamoureux at 2:45 pm.  


Check out the LEC 50th website for more information on the full year of celebrations.

Symons Campus, Peterborough

Lady Eaton College Pit

Saturday 2:15 pm

Trent Men's OUA Soccer vs. Nipissing-Go Excalibur!

Justin Chiu Stadium 

Saturday afternoon

Trent Women's OUA Volleyball and Men's OUA Volleyball
Go Excalibur! 

Opponent and game times will be posted here once firm

Athletic Centre Gym

Saturday 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Nantes Year Abroad 40th Anniversary Celebration

Celebration will take place on Homecoming Weekend. Contact Kate Logan at to get involved or to learn more.


Lady Eaton College


Women's OUA Rugby vs. Brock - Go Excalibur!

Justin Chiu Stadium

Saturday 8:15pm 

Men's CUFLA Lacrosse vs. University of Ottawa 
Go Excalibur!


Justin Chiu Stadium

Saturday Evening


The Red Dog Tavern welcomes Trent Alumni to continue their celebration in downtown Peterborough. 

  • The night will feature a DJ!

  • No cover fee for Trent Alumni. Just show your Alumni ID!

Red Dog Tavern, 189 Hunter Street West


Trent Women's OUA Soccer vs. Laurentian - Go Excalibur!

Justin Chiu Stadium


Trent Men's OUA Soccer vs. Laurentian - Go Excalibur!

Justin Chiu Stadium

calendar image Future celebrations - mark these dates in your calendar! 

  • Head of the Trent 2020 - The Head of the Trent Regatta turns 50! Planning is underway, including a legacy gala, a fundraising campaign, and many other milestone-related activities. If you are interested in getting involved, please email Jenna Pilgrim, Chair of the Planning Committee (  

  • Saturday October 1, 2022 - Homecoming turns 50! Planning for this anniversary celebration will begin in 2020. If you have any digital photos of Homecoming over the years that you would like to contribute, email Sue Robinson, Alumni Affairs ( 

Share your Homecoming 2017 experience! Take a selfie, share sporting results, and be part of the celebration.

Facebook: Trent University Alumni Association
Twitter: @TrentAlumni‚Äč
Instagram: @Trent_Alumni


The rowing regatta results will be available on regatta day. Check out the Head of the Trent Regatta website for up to the minute race results.

Notice: West Bank access and parking regulations have changed. Visit the Main Head of the Trent site Maps & Transportation page for details. 

Notice: Open alcohol is not permitted on campus, outside of licensed areas. Peterborough Police will be on campus and issuing tickets. Visit the Main Head of the Trent site Beer Garden info page for details.


5 young trent alumni at welcome tent

4 girls at Alumni welcome tent

Family at the Alumni Welcome Tent

7 Trent Alumni on Bata Podium

4 girls at Alumni welcome tent

3 alumni affairs students at welcome tent

4 girls at Alumni welcome tent

4 girls at Alumni welcome tent

Dog wearing a Trent Regatta Tshirt

Beer steins

Two young trent alumni at welcome tent

6 Trent Alumni and Dog