Rights & Responsibilities

  • It is the University’s responsibility to provide students with proper information. It is incumbent upon students to be aware of and adhere to program regulations, requirements and published deadlines.
  • Every member of Trent University – faculty, staff or student – has a right to freedom from discrimination in the University by another faculty, staff or student member because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or handicap. (For details, please consult Trent’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment).
  • Trent University recognizes its responsibility to those of its students, faculty and staff with disabilities. It undertakes to ensure access to its academic programs and physical facilities, short of undue hardship, while protecting the academic integrity of the University.
  • Trent University is a smoke-free institution.
  • Trent University manages personal information of individuals in accordance with University policies on the protection of personal privacy and applicable legislation.


No liability shall be incurred by Trent University for loss or damage suffered or incurred by any student or third party as a result of delays, suspension or termination of services, courses or classes or other academic activities by reason of natural disasters, civil unrest or disobedience, labour disputes, work stoppages, strikes, lockouts, financial exigency, restrictive laws or governmental regulations, inability to procure materials or trades, weather, utility interruptions, damage to University property, or other happenings or occurrences beyond the reasonable control of Trent University.