Supports & Services

Student Affairs supports both the academic and individual success of our students. We are comprised of 9 departments all well-suited to help you with your individual needs.

The following departments are here to help:

Enrolment Services

Enrolment Services is here to support you from your initial point of contact with Lakehead University as a prospective student through to graduation. Enrolment Services is comprised of 5 different departments including:

Undergraduate Recruitment

Our Undergraduate Recruitment team is the face of Lakehead meeting with thousands of prospective students, families and friends to share why 8,500 students choose Lakehead each year. If you are interested in learning more about Lakehead, our program offerings, student life and more, we are here to help you discover your passion.

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Undergraduate Admissions

Once you’ve applied to an undergraduate program at Lakehead University, you’ve connected with the Undergraduate Admissions team. From reviewing your application to assessing your credentials, Undergraduate Admissions is here to help you navigate the application and admissions process.

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Student Awards & Financial Aid

Student Awards & Financial Aid is here to provide financial aid assistance to undergraduate students. We help educate you on methods to help alleviate financial burdens, interpret government student aid programs and help you receive the funding you need to pursue your education.

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Academic Advising Records & Registration

Academic Advising, Records & Registration maintains all student records, the course and exam timetables, Academic Calendar, degree completion, course registration and more! Our team also coordinates 4 Convocation ceremonies each year – 3 in Thunder Bay and 1 in Orillia.

Student Central

Student Central is your one stop for everything related to all areas within Enrolment Services. In 2018, Student Central opened its doors at the Thunder Bay Campus to provide you with a holistic approach in meeting your goals and addressing your individual needs. 

Whether you are interested in applying to Lakehead, ordering a transcript, preparing for graduation or looking for budgeting assistance and tips, Student Central Professionals can help you in all these areas and more!

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Student Success Centre

The Student Success Centre offers you an array of services, programs and resources to guide and support you while you transition to the university, create and manage academic goals and skill development, explore career options, and encourage active engagement that complements your learning occurring inside and outside of the classroom.

Are you new to Lakehead? Don’t miss out on our New Student Orientation program and first year experience programming all designed with new students in mind to help orient you to university life and studies.

Through the Student Success Centre, you also have access to a variety of services to assist you in achieving academic and professional success:

  • Study skill workshops
  • Academic support andt tutoring
  • Student success advising
  • Career exploration
  • Career advising
  • Career events
  • EXCEL Leadership program
  • Co-Curricular Record

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Student Health & Wellness

Student Health & Wellness works in collaboration with the University and the broader community to facilitate your academic, personal, and career goals, through optimal health and wellness. Our team of physicians, nurses and health promotion experts are here to help you become healthier both mentally and physically while developing skills to improve resilience – all essential elements to perform well in your studies.

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Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibility Services coordinates services and facilitates the provision of reasonable academic accommodations for students with permanent or temporary disabilities and/or medical conditions. Our team of Accessibility Advisors are committed to working collaboratively with you, along with staff and faculty in developing strategies to support a successful learning experience while maintain the academic standards and integrity of the University.

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Student Conduct

Student Affairs is the main resource for student conduct related matters –both  academic and non-academic. In addition to adjudicating non-academic conduct matters, Student Affairs also helps to ensure you understand your responsibilities related to being a member of our community.

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