Applying to an Undergraduate Program

Admission Update Regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): 

Lakehead University continues to accept applications to most of its undergraduate programs for Spring/Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 entry. Apply today. We are aware that some applicants are experiencing difficulty in submitting their documents due to restrictions related to COVID-19. All applicants should continue to work with their schools  to secure the required documents needed for their admission assessment. Lakehead will be flexible with deadlines and document requirements – we will continue to work with applicants individually and make accommodations based on their circumstances. If applicants have questions, they should contact us at studentcentral@lakeheadu.ca. If you are an international student, please contact us at intl.admission@lakeheadu.caLearn more about Lakehead's COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): Updates, Resources and Information.

Submitting Required Admissions Documents During the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Please use the document upload to send us copies of your transcripts and other required information. Avoid mailing us anything at this time. If you applied using the Ontario Universities' Application Centre, use their transcript request service to send us your transcripts, if possible. 

Regarding final official transcript requests, use the OUAC or have your institution email them to us at docs.admission@lakeheadu.ca. If we require a password to access your electronic transcript, be sure to email docs.admission@lakeheadu.ca the password. Include your full name and student ID (if possible) in the email. 

Find the Right Program & Campus for You

Your first step to becoming a Lakehead student is to discover our academic program offerings and the campus location for those programs. Lakehead University is a comprehensive university offering you an array of programs - from arts and sciences to professional programs like Business, Education, Engineering, Kinesiology, Nursing and so many more. 


Review our Admission Requirements & Application Details

Depending on your academic background and the programs you are interested in studying, the admission requirements and application details will vary. Carefully review the requirements and steps involved to ensure a smooth application process. Get ready to start your application today!


Applying to Lakehead

After you've reviewed the admission requirements for Lakehead and your specific program(s) of interest, the next step is to apply!  The application you use is determined by what type of applicant you are.


Post-Application Next Steps

You've made a great decision in choosing to apply to Lakehead University!  Your application, however, is just the beginning.  While your application is being processed, there is important information for you to be aware of - stay informed along the way.


Accept Your Offer

Admission to Lakehead University is the next step. We will inform you with an official Offer of Admission letter and package welcoming you to your program and our exceptional university community. Be sure to read your next steps carefully.