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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.

  • Students walking into Trent University Oshawa from parking lot - parking is free

Residence and Housing

Whether you want to take advantage of our residence guarantee for first-year students or live off campus, Trent University Durham is dedicated to helping you build your home away from home.

Residence Experience

Trent University Durham has partnered with Durham College and UOIT to provide a residence experience that offers convenience and great friendships.

The residences, only a 10 minute drive or direct bus ride from the Trent Durham campus using your Transit Pass, offers safe, clean, and comfortable living accommodations.

First-year Trent Durham students live together within the same community and are guaranteed a spot in residence if they meet the deadlines for accepting Trent University’s offer of admission and applying to residence.  Students enrolled in January-start programs may apply to residence and will be approved based on room availability.

For further information and to apply, please visit trentudurhamrez.ca.

Off-Campus Housing

Trent University Durham would like to help make the process of finding off-campus housing as easy as possible for you. Through our partnership with Places4Students, we provide an online collection of numerous housing opportunities.

Places4Students provides students and landlords with the highest quality, off-campus housing service. The website provides a large real-time database of student housing vacancies in the area of Trent Durham. Also, an abundance of information about available housing; including photos and text, contact information and property features.

If you are a student looking to:

If you are a landlord looking to post a listing.

Contact Places4Students toll free line at 1-866-766-0767.

Additional off campus information and resources

Oshawa is realizing the rebirth of its downtown core and offers a balance of residential, commercial and recreational opportunities. For instance, the recently opened Regent Theatre hosts concerts and events and the General Motors Centre is home to the Oshawa Generals hockey club and hosts concerts.

For City of Oshawa information specific to students.