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Durham Greater Toronto Area

Academic Advising

IMPORTANT NOTICE: effective June 24th until July 5th advising appointments are available for ‘continuing students’ and ‘transfer students’ ONLY.  These appointments must be booked by calling the front desk at 905-435-5100. 

NOTE: course registration issues/error messages should be directed to

New students can register in courses beginning June 25th using the tools at the following website.  New students are also strongly encouraged to attend Orientation on either July 3rd or 4th.

Starting June 25th NEW STUDENTS can call the registration hotline for additional support at 905-435-5102 ext. 5052

Academic and Career advising at Trent is an on-going partnership between student and advisor that is dedicated to student learning, development, and success.

Through the advising experience, students develop educational plans for achieving their academic goals and acquire the tools to research and explore career options.

All students can Book an Appointment Online after July 5th  (see below):

1) Go to the Trent website 
2) Login using your MyTrent username and password
3) Click on “Book Appointments-Durham Campus” on the left side of the screen.

Not sure who to call or what you might need? Call the Front Desk at 905-435-5100.

To contact Craig Cameron, email (out of office July 8th through July 26th)
To contact Jamie Matin, email

For important university dates and deadlines for the 2018-19 Academic Year please visit

Please note there are "Calendar Supplements" posted at this link and the content contained in the calendar supplements supersedes that found in the Academic Calendar.

If you are looking for information on course registration please reference the following links:

Academic Timetable Tutorial
Academic Timetable
Visual Schedule Builder
Navigating myTrent
Academic Calendar Tutorial
Academic Calendar

If you have specific questions regarding waitlists or waivers you can contact your department directly.  Pre-requisite waivers are completed online through your MyTrent account. 

For all financial questions please contact or


Petitions and Appeals
Academic Timetable
Academic Skills Centre
Academic Mentoring
New Student Information
Cumulative Average Calculator

Academic and Career advising at Trent is dedicated to student learning, development, and success. Building a relationship with your Academic and Career Advisor can help you throughout your time at Trent University Durham.

A confirmation email with the appointment details will be sent to you along with a reminder email. Please cancel your appointment by following the links provided in the emails. The meeting will be held in the advisor's office unless you request that the advisor phone you at the scheduled time. Check in at the Front Information Desk when you arrive for your appointment. Please note you can only book two weeks in advance.

If you have difficulty using the online booking system you can call 905-435-5100 for assistance.