March Break Open House - Orillia

  • Date: March 12, 2019 to March 14, 2019
  • Location: Lakehead University - Orillia Campus
  • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Calling all FUTURE THUNDERWOLVES!!  Join us for March Break Open and gear up to join the pack!

Join us at Lakehead University's campus in Orillia, Ontario during March Break between 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on March 12-14, 2019. This event is open to ALL - incoming high school graduates, college or university transfer students and mature students!

Find out what it is like to be a student at Lakehead. Check out what's happening here:

Starting Point: 
Welcome Center / Cafeteria Building - Lakehead University, 500 University Ave, Orillia  (google map link)

Campus Tours daily from 9:00 am - 9:45 am,  11:00 am to 11:45 am. and 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm (approximately 45 mins in length)

Residence Tours daily at 9:45 am, 11:45 am, and 1:45 pm (15 minutes in length)  *Please note all campus tours end in residence where the residence tour will then start

Program and Academic Fair - Learning Commons

10:00 am to 2:00 pm daily during the event

Chat with current students, faculty members and staff about Lakehead’s academic programs.

Are you an Education Student?

In addition to chatting with faculty and current students at the program table as part of the Program and Academic Fair, jump aboard the bus and travel downtown to our Heritage Place campus – home of the Faculty of Education's Professional Program.  Tour the facilities and see where you'll learn about teaching children from Kindergarten to Grade 6.

Leaving from outside Simcoe Hall at 11:45 am daily (leaving HP at 12:45 pm, arriving back at the main campus around 1:00 pm).

  • Tuesday, March 12 @ 11:45 am

  • Wednesday, March 13 @ 11:45 am

  • Thursday, March 14 @ 11:45 am

Mock/Sample University Lecture

While on-campus take the time to attend a mock lecture or sit in a university class. Lecture and class offering will be available in mid to late January - check back for further details (please note the topics offered may not be directly related to your program of interest but attending will provide you with a great opportunity to sit in a university class)

Drop In Class Times

Daily throughout the day (schedule to be released late January/early February) You can also sit in an actual university class and interact with current students from your program of interest. Lecture and class offering will be available in mid to late January - check back for further details (please note the topics offered may not be directly related to your program of interest but attending will provide you with a great opportunity to sit in a university class)

  • Tuesday, March 12 - options - TBA

  • Wednesday, March 13 options - TBA

  • Thursday, March 14 options - TBA

Student Support Services Meet and Greet

Daily - Time and location - TBA

Learn more about the ways we support our students and services available on campus through our Student Support and Services Meet and Greet and Q&A Session.  Topics covered may include -

  • Student Accessibility Services - learn about services available to students with a permanent or temporary disability and/or medical conditions.

  • Academic Advising / Student Awards & Financial Aid  - Have all your questions answered about scholarships, bursaries, OSAP and funding your education as well as receiving questions around academic plans.  

  • Student Success Centre - Learn about the many SSC services for student including free tutoring, academic workshops, leadership programs, co-curricular records, career development and exploration, orientation and more.

  • Aboriginal Initiatives - At Lakehead’s Orillia campus, the Indigenous student community is growing and so are our programming and services. Learn more about the various events, activities, volunteer and employment resources available for all students.

  • Athletics and Campus Recreation - Athletics - At Lakehead Orillia, students enjoy several ways to engage and stay active throughout the year.  Find out more about joining an intramural sport, competitive team, or our YMCA student membership program

  • Health and Wellness - Wellness - Lakehead Orillia is committed to the health and well-being of our students.  Our Wellness Centre offers personal counselling, nurse practitioner, and naturopathic doctor services, and takes part in health promotion events throughout the year.  To find out more about these services, or getting involved in our student led 'Peer Health Education' team

  • International - There are many ways to integrate global experience into your university education, but none is better than travelling and studying in another country. Lakehead University welcomes one- or two-semester visiting students from outside of Canada and from our many partner institutions around the world.

Jump ABOARD!

Travelling to campus from the GTA or Barrie?  Why not jump aboard the Lakehead bus for a stress-free commute to March Break Open House!!  Let us look after driving you to and from campus all while you enjoy learning more about Lakehead and getting to know a little more about those riding along with you!  Bus available each day with a variety of pick up locations and times.

Lakehead University Wrapped Coach bus - look for it at the follow times and locations and jump aboard-

Tuesday, March 12

  • Mississauga - Square One - P8 parking lot near Walmart off of Square One and City Centre Drive - pick up 7:30 am
  • Hwy 7/400 Colossue Drive Carpool Lot - pick up 8:15 am
  • Canadian Tire - behind the Canadian Tire of Bayfield Mall on Bayfield St - pick up 9:15 am

Wednesday, March 13

  • Mississauga - Square One - P8 parking lot near Walmart off of Square One and City Centre Drive - pick up 7:30 am
  • Hwy 7/400 Colossue Drive Carpool Lot - pick up 8:15 am
  • Canadian Tire - behind the Canadian Tire of Bayfield Mall on Bayfield St - pick up 9:15 am

Thursday, March 14

  • Mississauga - Square One - P8 parking lot near Walmart off of Square One and City Centre Drive - pick up 7:30 am
  • Hwy 7/400 Colossue Drive Carpool Lot - pick up 8:15 am
  • Canadian Tire - behind the Canadian Tire of Bayfield Mall on Bayfield St - pick up 9:15 am

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