Lakehead University will resume in-person classes, and welcome the return of faculty and staff to our campuses who have been teaching, supporting students, and working remotely during the start of the winter term, beginning Monday, January 31, 2022.
LIVE INTERNATIONAL RECEPTION DESK BUTTON TO CLICK HERE: Lakehead International Student Services is here for you! We have created a LIVE ISS Reception desk to assist you with quick questions, guidance on where to go, referrals, and to provide a friendly face. If you are a new student at Lakehead and you need a bit of help. Between 10 am-2 pm (Canadian Eastern Standard Time) from Monday to Friday, our Student Assistants are here to help!
Need quick and fast chat on Immigration-Related Inquiries: Immigration Drop-In Advising time slots are 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST and 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST through Zoom which you can access by clicking here. No registration is needed and there will be a waiting room.
If you are a Lakehead Student planning to travel to Canada, please visit our International Student Quarantine Commitment Plan page.
24/7 Emergency Contact numbers for International Students*
Thunder Bay Campus - Emergency: 1-807-627-8701 Arrival: 1-807-631-4123
Orillia Campus - 1-705-801-9963
* Lakehead University International's 24-hour phone line has some limitations for students studying outside of the province of Ontario, Canada. Provincial and legal boundaries limit our ability to respond to students outside of Ontario. We encourage all students in need of emergency medical or personal care to access supports in their home community.