Otonabee College Housing
Otonabee College is the largest college at Trent however creates smaller communities within residence which are divided into 12 houses. Eight houses are located in the residence on the Symons campus and four are located in the residence on Water Street.
Living Learning Communities
In Otonabee College there are two fantastic Living Learning communities housed within residence. These communities provide students an opportunity to enhance their residence experience by bringing together students with a common program of study to connect their learning to experiences beyond the classroom.
The two Living Learning Communities in Otonabee are:
Nursing (Otonabee College): Students enrolled in the Trent-Fleming School of Nursing programs and show interest in exploring nursing in depth by connecting with peers and faculty, have found much success in the Nursing LLC. Together, this group of dedicated students are provided an avenue to take their learning beyond the classroom and engage with it at a deeper level for continued academic success.
Forensic Science (Otonabee College): Designed to engage, excite, and inspire, this community will provide opportunities to participate in forensic-related experiences and connect with faculty and your peers. Students in this community share a passion for forensic science and comparable educational and career goals. Join this community to advance your educational interests and sense of community within the Forensic Sciences programs at Trent University.
The focus within these communities are to:
- promote personal development,
- academic exploration and
- community engagement
Residence Life Dons
Residence life dons are student employees within Housing Services who fosters a sense of community within the residence community that is conducive to learning, engagement, academic success, and personal growth and development. The Residence Life don acts as a mentor and offers support to students that live in residence. Within the Otonabee residence there are 13 fantastic dons helping support students with their transition into Trent.
Learn more about the dons in Otonabee!