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Alumni Homecoming



Alumni Homecoming Weekend Schedule

The schedule for Homecoming 2018 is under development! Please check this page over the next few months as all of our planning takes shape!

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


Friday 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Women's OUA Volleyball  and Men's OUA Volleyball 

Opponent and game to be determined in June

Athletic Centre Gym

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

Opponent and game to be determined in June

Athletic Centre Gym

Saturday 10:00am

Women's OUA Rugby 

Game to be confirmed when the schedule is confirmed in June

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


The Trent University Alumni Association (TUAA) Annual General Meeting has been moved to November 3rd 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 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 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

  • 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 - 6:00pm. Watch for details regarding musicians. 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 

To be confirmed by Rugby Booster club

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 - 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

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Official marking of 50 years of Geography at Trent. Crypt Area 1st Floor of the Environemental Science Building. Refreshments and light food provided. 

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


Celebrating Lady Eaton College's 50th Anniversary

Details to be confirmed

Lady Eaton College

Saturday 1:00pm and 3:15pm

Women's OUA Soccer and Men's OUA Soccer 

Opponent and game to be determined in June

Justin Chiu Stadium 

Saturday 3:00pm and 5:00pm

Women's OUA Volleyball and Men's OUA Volleyball 

Opponent and game to be determined in June

Athletic Centre Gym

Saturday 7:00pm

Men's CUFLA Lacrosse 

Game and opponent to be confirmed

Justin Chiu Stadium

Saturday evening


Men's OUA Rugby

Opponent and game to be determined in June

Justin Chiu Stadium

 Saturday 9:00pm - 12:30pm

Men's Trent Rugby Booster Club Fundraising Pub Night

This event will follow the Saturday mens OUA rugby game. 

  • 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 

Peterborough Pagans Rugby Club House

Nicholl's Oval

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 1:00pm

Men's CUFLA Lacrosse ALUMNI game

To be confirmed

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 (  

  • 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 ( 

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