Lakehead University is no ordinary place. From the moment you step foot onto either of our campuses in Thunder Bay or Orillia, you will experience a personal education where you matter and can play a bigger role. Start your journey today and explore our programs, find your best fit and ensure you’re on track with the right prerequisites. Next….apply! We’ve provided you with the following checklist to help navigate your pathway to Lakehead University.
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- Undergraduate Admission Requirements
- Graduate Admissions Requirements
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- How to Apply
- Check My Application Status
- Scholarships, Awards & Loans
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- Upcoming School Visits
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Find your program and check your admission requirements
With 7 Faculty and more than 65 programs, Lakehead University offers an exceptional opportunity to pursue your academic goals. Explore our programs on our website. Once you’ve selected a program, confirm you have the necessary grades and prerequisites. If you are an Ontario high school student, refer to our quick reference chart or all interested students may visit lakeheadu.ca/admissions to check for your individual program requirements. Be sure you have completed or plan to successfully complete the required admission requirements.
If you are a current high school student studying in Ontario, apply using the Undergrad (101) Application online at ouac.on.ca/ouac-101. To apply, you will need a School Number, Student Number and Temporary PIN, which your Guidance Department will provide to you. Your high school transcript will be automatically sent to us. For all other applicant types, apply using the Undergrad (105) Application online at ouac.on.ca/ouac-105. You will need to send your transcripts to Lakehead University, Enrolment Services – Undergraduate Admissions in order for your application to be considered.
Receive an acknowledgement email and access your myInfo Account
Once you apply, you will receive an important email from Enrolment Services - Undergraduate Admissions with information about setting up your myInfo Account, which is your exclusive portal for all important information and communications from Lakehead during the admissions process.
Continue to review the status of your application
Please continue to check your Lakehead email for updates on criteria and important application due dates. Through myInfo you may easily check the status of your application, as well as check to see what documents are required for you to submit. For more info visit: lakeheadu.ca/admissions
Apply for scholarships and bursaries
Lakehead University offers over $11 million in scholarships, bursaries & awards. Our database, myAwards, allows you to determine the scholarships, bursaries and awards you are eligible for as a Lakehead University undergraduate student. You can complete your profile and start applying beginning August 15th. Please continue to check for updates on criteria and important application due dates.
Apply for residence
Admission to Residence is guaranteed to all high school students provided they are admitted to Lakehead University by June 1, 2023. Residence is an amazing life experience where you will enjoy convenience and safety within a fun and friendly community.
How to Apply for Residence
- Log into myInfo
- Select ‘Residence Services’ and ‘Apply for Residence’
- Complete all information and down payments required
Accept your offer
If you receive a Letter of Acceptance, congratulations! Your hard work, determination and commitment to your studies has paid off. Please read through your Offer of Admissions carefully. Your Offer will indicate which program(s) you have received admissions to, along with important dates and information. If you have received a conditional offer, you must satisfy those conditions in order to retain your Offer and spot in the program. All conditions must be successfully met as detailed and by the specific dates. Contact Student Central at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about your Offer of Admission.