Lakehead University has three intake periods: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (May/July). The primary intake period is Fall; however, we know that sometimes doesn't work for everyone.
Please refer to the following application deadline dates:
Note: For most programs, applications will still be accepted after the published deadline dates below pending space availability. Applicants are encouraged to apply by the deadline dates whenever possible.
International applicants, requiring a study permit, are encouraged to apply earlier than the published deadline dates as study permit processing times may vary.
Deadlines to Apply for Fall 2022 (Full Time & Part Time) Admission:
For All Undergraduate Programs*
*Excludes: Two-Year Bachelor of Education, One-Year Honours Bachelor of Social Work, Year Three of the Honours Bachelor of Social Work, Nursing, and Visual Arts
January 13, 2022 (for Ontario High School Applicants)
March 1, 2022 (for College Transfer Applicants)
March 1, 2022 (for International Applicants)
August 31, 2022 (for Domestic Applicants)
Deadlines to All Other Undergraduate Programs for Fall 2022 Admission:
Deadline to Apply for Juris Doctor Program: November 1, 2021
Deadline to Apply for Two-Year Bachelor of Education Program (Thunder Bay & Orillia): December 1, 2021
Deadline to Apply for One-Year Honours Bachelor of Social Work & Year 3 of Social Work: December 15, 2021
Deadline to Apply for Nursing (Compressed and Collaborative): January 28, 2022
Other Important Deadlines:
Deadline to Request a Deferral of Admission (Fall entry only): August 31, 2022
Deadline to Apply for Winter 2022 (Full Time & Part Time) Admission:
November 1, 2021 (for International Applicants)
December 1, 2021 (for Domestic Applicants)
Deadlines to Apply for Spring/Summer 2022 Admission:
Deadline to Apply for Spring/Summer Entry (Part Time): April 1, 2022
Please note that we do our best to update the deadline dates webpage as soon as possible. In some instances, it may not be possible to update the website before the application has been closed on the OUAC website or on our internal application. If the application is closed on the OUAC website, it is truly closed for the current cycle. If the program is not listed on our internal application, it is also closed for the current cycle.