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Durham College (DC) alumni receive numerous benefits and resources, you’ll be amazed at the abundance of privileges available to you including:

  • The Alumni discount program which provides access to more than 100 venues and attractions.
  • Access to the Campus Library.
  • Discounted membership at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre.
  • Access to the services offered by the Career Development office.
  • Discounts on home, auto and personal insurance.
  • And much more.

RESIDENCE AND CONFERENCE CENTRE

Planning on hitting the road this summer? If so, make sure to check out some great Residence & Conference Centre deals before checking in to a hotel room. The special discounted alumni rate for summer from Sundays – Thursdays is $64.95, with rates varying on the weekend. You must show your alumni ID card to receive the discounted rates. Suites feature two bedrooms, each with a double bed; a private kitchenette and three-piece bathroom; and local telephone and cable TV. Guests can enjoy a wide range of amenities including a complimentary continental breakfast, a games room, a movie theatre and barbecue facilities. Locations include: Brampton, Hamilton, Kamloops, King City, Kitchener-Waterloo, Niagara-on-the-Lake, North Bay, Oakville, Oshawa, Ottawa, Ottawa Downtown, Sudbury West, Sudbury North, Toronto, Toronto East, Welland, Windsor  

CAMPUS LIBRARY

As an alumni, you can use the Campus Library and access:

  • Magazines
  • Journals
  • Annual reports
  • Newspapers

To take advantage of this benefit please present your alumni membership card at reception.

CAMPUS RECREATION AND WELLNESS CENTRE

The state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre offers a $50 discount on the public membership rate. For more information, call 905.721.3040.

REUNION EVENTS

If you are interested in organizing a reunion, contact the Alumni office at 905.721.3035 or alumni@durhamcollege.ca

BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA

Broadway Across Canada offers discount ticket offers in the following cities, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Kitchener, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. The discount online program works by giving a 25 per cent off select performances during the launch period, then 15 per cent off select performances 12 weeks later. Once the show goes public through Ticketmaster you can still purchase at 10 per cent off select performances. Check out current deals! Passcode: ALUMNI

CANADA’S WONDERLAND

Canada’s Wonderland offers a special promotion to all DC Alumni. For more information and for up to the minute deals and promotions please review the exclusive ticket offer poster and login to DC’s exclusive Canada’s Wonderland website.

CARRUTHERS GOLF CLUB

Carruther’s Creek is proud to provide 10 per cent off the Whistling Wind Green fees. Not applicable with any other offer. Cannot be used on gift certificate purchases or redemptions. Your alumni membership card must be shown in order to take advantage of the offer. Discount is only applicable to the cardholder with no rain checks. Please visit www.carrutherscreekgolf.ca. for more information.

CENTREVILLE AMUSEMENT PARK

To order discount tickets please visit www.centreisland.ca and go to order tickets online then click on consignment tickets. The play all day pass for adults and children over 4 feet is $31.86 plus tax. Discounted children’s ride passes (under four feet) is $23.89 plus tax for all day unlimited rides. The promotional code to enter is DURHAM2018.

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Darien lake Theme Park and Resort

Durham College Alumni save 50% off main gate price, a savings of 24.99 per ticket.  This offer is valid from May 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018.

Promo code will be available March 2018.  Alumni card must be presented at check in. 

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Deerhurst resort

Durham College Alumni save up to 20%  off room rates, 20% off midweek golf and 10% off weekend golf at both Deerhurst Highlands and Deerhurst Lakeside course with stay.  Book online at Deerhurst or call 1.800.461.4393 and refer to promo code “FRIEND.” Alumni card must be presented at check-in.

Please note that discounts are based on availability. Some black-out dates will apply

Deerhurst Resort is located in Muskoka. Embracing Peninsula Lake, Deerhurst Resort is your year-round retreat for a Muskoka vacation or getaway to Ontario’s famous “cottage country”, one of National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s “Best of the World 2012” recommended places to visit. Ideal for fun-filled family vacations or year-round getaways.

GREAT WOLF LODGE

As a DC alumni and/or employee you are eligible to save 15 per cent off the best available rates at the Great Wolf Lodge. For more information or reservations, visit greatwolf.com or call 866.925.wolf (9653). Offer code: DCAB valid through December 30, 2018 Must present alumni/staff ID card at check-in. View special offer information here.

HOCKEY HALL OF FAME

Receive 20 per cent off admission to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Plus, receive 50 per cent off your photo package with the Stanley Cup. To buy tickets visit the Hockey Hall of Fame special offers and group sales website and use promo code DCA11.

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Horseshoe resort

Durham College Alumni receive 20% off guestroom rates.  When booking, use promo code “FRIEND”.   Alumni card must be presented at check in.  Bookings can be made online or by calling 1-800-461-5627.

This offer is based on availability, limited number of rooms per night.  Tax and resort fee are additional.  Some black-out dates will apply.  Available until December 31, 2018.

NIAGARA VINTAGE WINE TOURS

Durham College Alumni can save $10 per person on all wine tours (depending on availability) using discount code DURHAM10. Niagara Vintage Wine Tours specializes in daily and private wine tours, including corporate events and private barrel cellar dinners. Proof of alumni status will be required. Call Natalie at 1.866.628.5428 or visit https://www.niagaravintagewinetours.com/inquire-now/ to book your tour!

Ontario Science Centre

DC Alumni save 20 per cent on tickets. Call 416.696.1000 or 1.888.696.1000 and quote Durham College Alumni Association (organization name) and 5284 (discount code) to purchase tickets.

Ticket Category General Admission One IMAX® Film only BEST VALUE! General Admission & IMAX® Film Combo
Adult (18-64yrs) Preferred Partners $17.60 $10.40 $22.40
Regular $22 $13 $28
Youth (13-17 yrs)& Senior(65+yrs) Preferred Partners $12.80 $7.20 $17.60
Regular $16 $9 $22
Child (3-12 yrs) Preferred Partners $10.40 $7.20 $15.20
Regular $13 $9 $19

Name: Durham College Alumni Association Discount Code: 5284 Prices include applicable taxes. Subject to availability and restrictions may apply. Does not include separately-ticketed exhibitions or presentations unless otherwise stated. Admission fees waived for a Support Person accompanying a person with a disability. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Staff/Association ID must be presented at ticket pick-up. (A payroll stub, business card, company association ID card without a photo would also be acceptable when used in conjunction with a photo ID.) Valid for daytime visits only. Not valid with for group/school visits, Memberships, Recreational Programs or any other discount offers. Does not apply to previously purchased tickets. Offer not available at the Box Office or Online. Ontario Science Centre | 770 Don Mills Rd | Toronto ON M3C 1T3 Phone: 416.696.1000 | Toll-free: 1.888.696.1110 | TTY: 416.696.3202 www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca

Oshawa Generals

The Oshawa Generals offer an exclusive rate for DC Alumni. For more information, view the special group offer information here! Go Gens Go!

PERKOPOLIS

Perkopolis (formerly Concierge Connection) offer DC alumni exclusive access to over 100 venues including premium theatre tickets, discount tickets for movie theatres, sporting events, amusement parks, theatrical productions, boat cruises, museums, zoos, prime restaurants and hotels. Get details about hotels and other discounts available to you! Please email alumni@durhamcollege.ca for the Preferred Partner program link and  discount codes.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Durham College alumni can save 15 to 20 per cent on general admission to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in Toronto. Please email alumni@durhamcollege.ca for the Preferred Partner program link and  discount codes.

ROGERS CUP

DC Alumni and their families receive savings on tickets to the Rogers Cup from August 4-12. 2018.

ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

DC Alumni can now take advantage of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Perks program and receive 20 per cent off admission tickets purchased online using the code DCALUMNI. For more information please visit www.rom.on.ca.

Sky Zone Whitby

Sky Zone Whitby is happy to provide DC Alumni with 10 percent off on regular jump sessions. Your alumni membership card must be shown in order to take advantage of this offer. Offer valid at Sky Zone Whitby location only and only valid for walk-ins. For more information, please visit https://www.skyzone.com/ca-whitby.

THE GROUP TIX COMPANY

To order call The Group Tix Company at 647.438.5559 or toll free 1.866.447.7849. Identify yourself as a DC Alumni and we will do the rest! For a complete list of discounts available to you please visit the ticket discount webpage.

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TORONTO ARGONAUTS

Enjoy discounted Argos tickets all summer long using promo code: DURHAMALUMNI18

Toronto FC

The Toronto FC are pleased to extend a special offer to DC Alumni, family and friends for select games this spring!

Toronto marlies

DC Alumni save 30 per cent on Toronto Marlies tickets. This offer is valid through the 2017-18 season.  Use promo code DURHAMALUMNI or call 416-815-5515.  Full details can be found here.

TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES CENTRE (Formerly the GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE)

The Tribute Communities Centre works with DC to make discount tickets fast, easy and convenient. As a DC Alumni, you can take advantage of special discounted tickets for numerous events. Please visit DC’s SuperGroup Member webpage for information on how to purchase tickets and upcoming events. (Alumni discount code: GSALUM)

UOIT Ridgebacks

Durham College alumni can receive special pricing at UOIT Ridgeback Men’s and Women’s hockey games! Show your DC Alumni card at the door to receive a ticket for $5 – that’s a 50 percent savings! This discount applies to home games only at the Campus Ice Centre; visit www.uoitridgebacks.com to view schedules.

BANG BANG BURRITO

DC Alumni can receive 10 per cent off food and non-alcoholic beverages only at the 1812 Simcoe St. North location only.

Bistro ’67

DC Alumni can enjoy a free appetizer with the purchase of 2 entrees at Bistro ‘67. Offer valid only when DC Alumni membership card is shown and customers enroll in Bistro ’67 free loyalty card program. Offer excludes the cheese and charcuterie boards.

SHAGWELL’S ON THE RIDGE

DC Alumni can receive 15 per cent off. 2200 Simcoe St. N. Located upstairs in the Campus Ice Centre

ST. LOUIS BAR AND GRILL

DC Alumni can receive 10 per cent off food and non-alcoholic beverages only at the 1812 Simcoe St. North location only.

CANADIAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (CAA)

CAA is pleased to launch our new Corporate Membership product that is available for all new as well as existing CAA members. The product has been exclusively designed for the benefit of corporate members only. Contact our CAA Corporate Representative:

MANULIFE FINANCIAL

Alumni can take advantage of specially negotiated Manulife Financial rates for:

  • Term life insurance.
  • Income, major accident and critical illness protection.
  • Health and dental insurance.

For more information, call 1.888.913.6333 or visit www.manulife.com/durhamcollege. While online, you can:

  • Review plans available to you and your family.
  • Calculate how much coverage you need.
  • Get a free, no-obligation quote.
  • Apply online or download an application.

MBNA MASTERCARD

A credit card you can take pride in – designed for Durham College alumni! Support your alma mater and show your school pride with a customized Durham College MasterCard® credit card.  Each time you make an eligible purchase, MBNA contributes a portion of funds back to the Durham College alumni association in support of alumni and student initiatives. You could save on interest with this low-rate credit card! Apply now!

TD INSURANCE MELOCHE MONNEX

DC Alumni have privileged access to the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program, which provides savings through lower preferred insurance rates. Plus, by choosing TD Insurance you also give back. Our program contributes to the Durham College Alumni Association every year, so while you benefit from savings, you will also be supporting your alma mater.

Take advantage of your group privileges: You could save $415 or more when you combine your home and auto insurance with us. We have been serving thousands of alumni like you for 65 years. We would be pleased to count you among our many satisfied customers. Click here for more information and find out how much you can save.

ADVANTAGE INTRAVEL

We are pleased to announce that we have launched a new travel site for DC Alumni. InTravel’s Price Match Guarantee – Can’t be beat! They offer an additional discount online for pre-packaged vacations. Receive the ‘Great Travel Finds’ e-newsletter twice monthly to stay up-to-date with the best travel offers and destination news. To search for a trip or make a reservation, go to our very own exclusive booking site or call 1.800.909.VALU (8258) and identify yourself as a DC Alumni or visiting the Durham Alumni InTravel  website.

CHOICE HOTELS OF CANADA

Choice Hotels is pleased to offer the Preferred VIP rates to DC Alumni. This service is designed to provide you with a fast, easy and accurate rate reservation service worldwide for your business and leisure travel. To take advantage of the Choice Program follow the directions below:

Options to book

  • Visit http://choicehotels.ca/durhamcollege and enter your reservation details and preferred rates will be highlighted at participating hotels.
  • Call 1.800.424.6423 (800.4CHOICE) and quote your Client ID# to access preferred rates. (Use the DC Alumni Preferred Client ID #00064033)
  • Mobile: download the Choice Hotels app and enter our Client ID# when booking.

Please note: You must make your reservation by telephone or online prior to visiting the hotel.

Make your travel even more rewarding with our bonus offer!

With the Choice Privileges® rewards program, you can earn points every time you stay at one of our hotels. You’re never far from your next reward. The points add up fast and it’s free! For a limited time, we have a Choice Privileges bonus points offer! Earn a welcome bonus of 500 points when you sign up for our rewards program and another 500 bonus points after your first stay. Sign up Now! Remember to enter your Client ID # 00064033 in your Choice Privileges profile. The link www.choiceprivileges.com/signup/CNB2B must be used in order to track and award bonus points. Only one bonus per member.  Offer valid for new members only who enroll between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 and who make a qualifying stay with arrival before December 31, 2017.

FANSHAWE COLLEGE RESIDENCE

Fanshawe College is offering a special rate for alumni who are traveling to London this summer. Please check here for complete details.

ENTERPRISE AND NATIONAL

Our agreement with Enterprise and National is to provide DC Alumni with car rental services across North America. The decision to adopt both the Enterprise and the National brands means access to the largest car rental fleet in the country, negotiated rates on car classes across Canada and the USA and the best attributes of both brands:

  • National will be your first preference when renting on-airport in North America. Enterprise offers more branch locations with car and truck fleet when in need of a short or a long term rental off-airport.
  • For the business traveler who is principally traveling by way of air, but also requiring a rental car, you may want to join the Emerald Club, with counter-bypass privileges at more than 70 airports in North America, choice of car and an e-receipt as well as rewards such as free days or AIRMILES.

Use the DC Alumni unique corporate discount: #XVC2389

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES OSHAWA

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oshawa is happy to provide a rate of $115 to all alumni, current employees and students. Enjoy our well-appointed accommodations located moments down the street from Durham College.  Each room is equipped with a fridge and microwave, a Keurig coffee machine, 42” HDTV, complimentary wired and wireless internet, hot and cold breakfast and heated underground parking. Restrictions: The rate is not valid for sports teams and is not available on the blackout date of December 31st.

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Ontario Hyundai offers DC Alumni the following discounts:

  • $100 dollar gas card when you purchase a pre-owned vehicle
  • $500 dollar discount on any new, in-stock, compact car or sedan
  • $750 off on any in-stock SUV

In addition, they will offer a $200 coupon toward a protection plan.

To redeem the savings, please email Steve Chahley at schahley@ontariohyundaicars.com

Conditions apply on certain vehicles.

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RE/MAX

Durham College alumni who sell or purchase their home exclusively through Julie Armstrong Rennie, sales representative are eligible to receive up to $1,000.00 to $1,500.00 towards either your sale or purchasing expenses upon closing OR $2,000.00 to $3,000.00 towards your choice of sale and/or purchasing expenses upon closing of both.

Contact Julie Armstrong Rennie, Sales Representative with RE/MAX exclusively at (905) 244-6677 or julie@julierennie.ca and mention the Durham College discount code: DR9052446677. In addition, for each transaction, Julie Armstrong Rennie will make a donation to the Durham College Foundation.

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DC Alumni receive 25 percent off services at Smile View Dental  plus a free at home whitening kit. Call (905) 571-0001 to book your appointment. Visit Offer valid when DC Alumni membership card is shown. 102-2069 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa.

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Pickering Volkswagen-GTI

Durham College Alumni can receive a rebate up to a maximum of $500 at Pickering Volkswagen. If you finance or lease a new Volkswagen or certified pre-owned Volkswagen, a rebate up to a maximum of $500 may be applied to your transaction amount. Offer subject to certain conditions. Offer available until January 2, 2019. Contact Callaghan Brown for more details at (905) 420-9700 or callaghan.brown@pvw.com.

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1-800 flowers

Durham College Alumni receive 15-20% off all online orders at 1800-FLOWERS.com. or on orders placed through the 1800-FLOWERS (356-9377) call centre.  Use promo code DURHAM.

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COSTCO Wholesale

Costco Wholesale is providing a $10 Costco Cash Card to every DC Alumni.

Signing up is easy. It can be done in person by visiting a Costco warehouse or online at Costco.ca.

Please contact the Alumni Office at (905) 721-3035 or by email at alumni@durhamcollege.ca for your promo code.

LA-Z-BOY

As a member of the DC Alumni, you are entitled to the Preferred Customer discount. Please click here for details, you must show your alumni ID card to receive the discount.

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Leon’s

Leon’s Peterborough is excited to welcome Durham College Alumni as members of our Loyalty Program!

Receive up to 50% OFF your purchase at Leon’s with the Durham College Alumni loyalty program available only at the Peterborough location. Being an Alumni member means amazing savings and services not available to the general public. We have a special program designed just for you and it includes great discounts on furniture, mattresses and appliances. We are able to offer delivery service to Peterborough and the surrounding area including the GTA. Check out the Durham College Alumni Benefits page to print your coupon and call your Loyalty manager, Danielle Elder to set up an appointment.

A percentage of all Durham Alumni purchases will be donated back to the Alumni Association.

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Oshawa YMcA

The Oshawa YMCA will waive the joining fee, a savings of $85.00 on a General Membership or $120 on a PLUS Membership.  In addition, alumni may choose one of the following additional exclusive benefits:

One (1) month free Children’s Program – Karate, Swim Lessons, Dance, Basketball or Soccer

OR

One (1) month FREE update to the PLUS Membership.  This includes such perks as Steam Room, Whirlpool and Towel Service.

Proof of alumni status will be required.   Call Sherry Watkins at (905) 438-0822 for more information or visit the Oshawa YMCA website at https://ymcagta.org/find-a-y/oshawa-mary-street-ymca-centre.

SOFTMOC

SoftMoc offers DC alumni access to a 10 per cent savings program for all regular priced merchandise and sale priced merchandise. You can use your 11 digit discount code in-store or for online footwear purchases. Please view the SoftMoc corporate membership document for complete details and the discount code. Once you have your code you can shop at locations across Canada or shop online at http://www.softmoc.com/ca/.

Ultimate Fitness Club

DC Alumni receive 40 percent off on a new gym membership at Ultimate Fitness Club! Call 905-720-2111 or text 705-977-1717 to book an appointment with Amanda. Offer valid when DC Alumni membership card is shown.

69 Taunton Rd West Oshawa, ON

XPRESSION SALON

Xpression Salon offers DC Alumni 20 per cent savings on all services. There are two locations:

  • 31 Baldwin St. South, Brooklin, ON Call 905.655.8046 to book an appointment.
  • 1615 Dundas St. E., Whitby, ON Call 905.240.8046 to book an appointment.