March Break VIP - Destination: Lakehead University


We're thrilled that you have applied to Lakehead University, and we'd like to meet you in person! Join us during March Break for a complimentary trip to our Thunder Bay campus. Experience Lakehead first-hand and find out why so many students choose an education that is truly far from ordinary. 

Here's what we have planned for you . . . 

  • Explore campus with a current student. Get a guided tour through campus where you'll see all the great student hangouts, your future classrooms, labs, residence, and so much more!
  • Meet with your future professors, student services reps, and other students in your program of interest.
  • Join us for program information sessions, and even sit in on a class!
  • Explore Thunder Bay on a guided tour - you need to see it to believe it!
  • Visit Fort William Historical Park, and partake in a Star Walk at the Astronomical Observatory!


Flight Details

March 14 - PD202 8:30am departure *Please be at Billy Bishop Airport no later than 7:15am
March 16 - PD255 3:40pm arrival *Please arrange pick-up from Billy Bishop Airport

** you do not need to check-in online 24 hours prior to the flight. However, you will be required to check-in at a kiosk upon arrival at the airport -- You will need to bring a piece of government issued photo ID (passport or driver’s license) **  

Baggage Allowance
*you are permitted to bring 2 pieces of carry-on baggage (max. 55x40x23 20lbs)
*remember to keep liquids under 100mL
*if you would like to purchase a checked bag, you may do so at your own expense

You will be staying on campus in one of our Residence buildings in a single room. This will give you the experience on what first year is going to be like, as all of our first year students are guaranteed a single room in residence.

Packing List (the essentials)

  • Identification (health card, driver’s license, passport)

  • Medications

  • Warm clothing (boots, jacket, hat, mitts, scarf)

  • Lip balm! (a TBay essential)

  • Phone/camera (to document your memories!)


Thursday, March 14
11:30 - Arrive on Campus
11:30 - Lunch in the Residence Cafeteria
12:30 - Welcome Session
1:30 - Residence Welcome and Room Assignments
3:30 - Financial Aid/Student Success Session
6:00 - Welcome Dinner
8:00 - Coffeehouse Night

Friday, March 15

8:00 - Breakfast at the Hoito
10:00 - Tour the City of Thunder Bay
12:30 - Lunch at the Outpost
1:30 - Campus Tour
2:30 - Mock Lecture
3:30 - Faculty Showcase Meet and Greet
5:00 - Dinner on Campus
6:30 - Fort William Historical Park

Saturday, March 16

8:30 - Check out
9:00 - Breakfast
9:30 - Bus to Terry Fox
12:00 - Check in at the airport
3:40 - Arrival in Toronto - Billy Bishop


Julie Koroscil - Lakehead University Undergraduate Recruitment
(807) 346 - 7939