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Welcome Future Students

Considering a degree at Trent University? You’ve made a great choice. Trent University is a wonderful place to pursue your academic journey.

A Hub of Learning and Innovation

Building on a tradition of academic excellence spanning nearly four decades, Trent Durham offers a dynamic and rigorous education experience grounded in the social sciences and humanities and unparalleled in the Durham Region and eastern GTA.

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Health Benefit Plan

All full and part-time Trent University Durham students are levied a fee which provides them with a comprehensive health benefit plan including limited provisions for prescription drugs, dental and vision care. 

Details of the plan can be found on the Student VIP website

Opt-Out Information

Students can choose to opt-out of the plan for reimbursement (providing they have comparable coverage).  The opt-out deadline is September 30, 2016.  For January-start students only, the opt-out deadline is January 31, 2017. Students may opt-out online at the Student VIP website

Family Opt-In Information

Students with a spouse (including common-law) and/or dependent children may opt-in their family members for an additional cost. You may opt-in family members until January 31, 2017 online at the Student VIP website