Welcome to Student Affairs

Whether you are a prospective student wanting to learn more about studies at Lakehead University or a current student looking for support academically, personally, financially or socially, the Student Affairs team across our two exceptional campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia are here to help you in achieving your goals.

We understand that you’ve got questions – many of which you may not even know where to start or whom to ask. That’s okay.

The departments across Student Affairs are a core support network that are all dedicated to providing a student-centred experience so we can help guide you throughout your university career.

There are so many ways we can help support you and your success. The 5 main areas include:

Academic Support is one of the five departments under student affairs

Looking for extra help with study habits, time management and writing?
Be sure to stop by the Academic Support Zone

Have you started thinking about graduation?
Check to ensure you are on track to graduate by meeting with a Student Central Professional  in your pursuit to success in the classroom and the workplace.


Health And Wellness at Lakehead University is a department under Student Affairs

Wondering what academic accommodations may be available to support a disability or medical condition?
Visit Student Accessibility Services to discuss your individual needs.

Are you wondering about mental health supports and medical services available on campus?
Visit Student Health & Wellness (Thunder Bay) or the Wellness Centre (Orillia) to talk with someone.


Finances and Budgeting is one of the five departments within Student Affairs

Did you know Lakehead awards over $11 million annually to students in the form of scholarship, bursaries and awards?
Stop by Student Central to see what financial assistance is available.


Career Support is one of the five departments under Student Affairs

Are you interested in planning your future career path?
Visit the Student Success Centre to explore your interests and future career options with an Advisor.


Student Life is one of the five departments under Student Affairs

Are you looking for ways to get involved in the campus community or gain some experience with learning about leadership and developing your skills?
The Student Success Centre can help you explore different ways to get involved in student life.

Did you know that all students are responsible for their conduct both inside and outside the classroom?
Learn more with Student Affairs and the Code of Student Conduct.


Beyond Student Affairs, there are many other additional support and services in place. Visit our Handy Student Referral Guide to see how other departments can support you too.