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Alumni Homecoming

 

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Alumni Homecoming Weekend Schedule
September 29 - October 1, 2017

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.

ALUMNI HOMECOMING ACTIVITES 

Day and Times

Event & Details

Location

Thursday    7:05 pm

 Trent University Night at the Petes

  • Start your Homecoming celebrations early! Big discount on tickets to see our hometown OHL Peterborough Petes vs. the Oshawa Generals. Preferred regular bowl seating available for $10.00 (reg. 21.). Open to all Trent alumni, students, staff, faculty and retirees!

  • CASH ONLY - Tickets are available for purchase on Trent's main campus at the TCSA Office, Champlain College (705-748-1000) and at the Trent Bookstore, Champlain College (705-748-1111). 

Peterborough Memorial Centre 151 Lansdowne Street

 

Friday 10:00am - 8:00pm

Wild Rock Outfitters Alumni Event

  • Present your valid Trent ID (Alumni card, student card, or staff/faculty card) to receive a 10% discount on all non-sale merchandise. 5% will be donated to the Trent Alumni Affairs Excellence and Engagment Fund (funds alumni programming and services).

169 Charlotte St. Peterborough

 

Friday 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Women's OUA Volleyball vs. Ryerson University (6:00pm)
Men's OUA Volleyball vs. Fleming College (8:00pm)

Athletic Centre Gym

Friday 7:00pm  - 10:00pm

Trent Student Centre Grand Opening Celebration

  • Open to all! Alumni are particularly encouraged to attend. Music by the band Sly Fox as well as student performances. Cash bar, finger foods, and refreshments. Speaking remarks at 8:00pm.

New Student Centre, West Bank Symons Campus

Friday 7:15pm                                                                                                                

Presentation of TUAA Spirit of Trent Alumni Award to Caleb Smith '93, preceeding the Men's varsity Rugby game vs.  University of Waterloo.

  • Alumni are encouraged to fill the Justin Chiu Stadium to honour Trent Alumnus, Caleb Smith '93 as he is honoured for his extensive volunteerism and leadership with the Men's Rugby Booster Club and Alumni Chapter leadership in the Niagara area. Speakers include current Athletic Director, Deborah Bright-Brundell, founding Athletic Director, P.S.B. Wilson (Director from 1966-2002) and Director of Alumni Affairs, Lee Hays '91.   

Justin Chiu Stadium

Friday 7:30pm

Men's OUA Rugby vs. University of Waterloo

Justin Chiu Stadium

Friday 9:00pm - 12:30am

Men's Trent Rugby Booster Club Fundraising Pub Night

  • Entry fee and Age of Majority ID 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 caleb_s51@hotmail.com 

Peterborough Pagans Rugby Club

Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Head of the Trent Rowing Regatta

Race viewing along Trent Canal

Saturday 10:00am

Women's OUA Volleyball ALUMNI Game

Athletic Centre Gym

Saturday 10:00am

Women's OUA Rugby vs. Wilfred Laurier University

Justin Chiu Stadium

Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

Hourly Campus Tours

  • Know you want a Campus Tour when you are back visiting Trent for Homecoming? Register in advance at the Trent Tours website

Athletic Centre

Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Wild Rock Outfitters Alumni Event

  • Present your valid Trent ID (Alumni card, student card, or staff/faculty card) to receive a 10% discount on all non-sale merchandise. 5% will be donated to the Trent Alumni Affairs Excellence and Engagment Fund (funds alumni programming and services).

169 Charlotte St. Peterborough

 

The Trent University Alumni Association (TUAA) Annual General Meeting has been moved to October 28th and will no longer be on Saturday of Homecoming. 

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

 

Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm

ALUMNI WELCOME TENT ACTIVITIES and SERVICES:

  • 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 is also a Family Zone at the North end of the Justin Chiu stadium with additional kids activities and a bouncy castle. 

  • 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 2017 collector beer steins and apparel for cash sale.
  • Vintage Association Connecting Excalibur (ACE) Tent.

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

12:00pm - 5:00pm 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 - 5:00pm                                                  

Alumni Pub Gathering in the Ceile Pub

  • 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 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Alumni contests with prize giveaways.

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

Saturday 12:00pm   

Men's Rugby alumni game vs. Trent Men's Rugby 

Nicholl's Oval Field 

Saturday 12:00pm  - 6:00pm

PRC Family Friendly Canal Side Viewing & Beer Garden

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

  • Canal side regatta viewing, food sales and beer garden service with Age of Majority ID. 

Peterborough Rowing Club

Saturday 1:00pm and 3:15pm

Women's OUA Soccer vs. UOIT (1:00pm)
Men's OUA Soccer vs. UOIT (3:15pm) 

Justin Chiu Stadium 

Saturday 3:00pm and 5:00pm

Women's OUA Volleyball vs. Ryerson University (3:00pm) 
Men's OUA Volleyball vs. Fleming College (5:00pm)

Athletic Centre Gym

Saturday 7:00pm

Men's CUFLA Lacrosse vs. Bishop's University

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

Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Wild Rock Outfitters Alumni Event

  • Present your valid Trent ID (Alumni card, student card, or staff/faculty card) to receive a 10% discount on all non-sale merchandise. 5% will be donated to the Trent Alumni Affairs Excellence and Engagment Fund (funds alumni programming and services).

169 Charlotte St. Peterborough 

Sunday 1:00pm

Men's CUFLA Lacrosse ALUMNI game

Justin Chiu Stadium


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

  • Head of the Trent 2019 - 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 (jenna.pilgrim@live.ca).  

  • Saturday October 1, 2021 - 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 (srobinson@trentu.ca). 
 

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

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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