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Campus Advisory

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Campus Advisory

Campus Advisory

Trent University Open in Peterborough & Durham GTA

Update February 20, 2019 - 2:00 p.m.

Trent University’s campuses in Peterborough and Durham GTA are open with freezing rain expected for the Durham and Peterborough regions. Always decide if travel is safe for you. Exercise caution on pathways, parking lots and stairways when on campus. 

University officials will continue to monitor weather, and updates will be posted at trentu.ca. Be sure to refresh your browser.

For events on campus, please check with the organizers regarding the status. Please note the following updates:

  • The Grade 10/11 Information Night is proceeding as scheduled.
  • The Residence & Housing webinar at 7:00 p.m. is proceeding as scheduled.
  • The Trent Athletics Centre will be open until 11:00 p.m.
  • Bata Library will be open until 8:00 p.m. 

Inclement Weather Procedures

During most winter weather, the campus remains open and activities remain unaffected.

To keep the Trent community informed and up-to-date on significant weather events, the University will post notifications at trentu.ca, with full details at trentu.ca/alert. Notifications will also be posted to the MyTrent portal, the Info Trent line at 705-748-1234 and shared on the University’s Facebook and Twitter @trentuniversity accounts.

Find out everything you need to know about the University's inclement weather procedures.

To Report An Emergency

Dial 9-911 from a safe location on any campus telephone and then call Campus Security at 705-748-1333 (Peterborough), 905-435-5111 (Oshawa). 

In Peterborough, you can also use the yellow emergency telephones to give Campus Security all the pertinent facts.

Emergency Response Procedures

Emergency Plan for Employees with Disabilities
Medical Assistance
Workplace Violence & Harassment
Bomb Threats
Suspicious Mail and Packages
Civil Disorder/Riots
Electrical, Gas or Water Services Failure
Natural Disasters
Spills and Leaks - Radiation, Biohazards or Chemical Agents

Accessible Versions of Trent University Emergency Response Procedures are available here:

Emergency Response Procedures (Word)

Emergency Response Procedures (PDF)

Campus Security will continue to ensure that all our emergency procedures, plans and safety information are in accessible formats and that all members of the Trent community have the opportunity to develop an individualized emergency plan based on the needs of their disability.

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility (OHREA) and the Risk Management Office work together to provide the opportunity for any member of the Trent community to request an individualized emergency plan.

If you are unable to participate in any area of the Emergency Response Procedure as a result of a disability, please contact:

Tara Harrington
Office of Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility
Trent University
OC 123 

705-748-1011 x6163