First Six Weeks Events 2019-2020

Welcome Thunderwolves, your first six week schedule is below

Thunder Bay Campus

 September 2-7, 2019

First Day Photos with Wolfie, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday, September 3
11:30am-1:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

All students are invited to take photos with Wolfie to celebrate their first day of classes.

Free Yoga,  brought to you by Moda Yoga

September 3-7
Modo yoga
CJ Sanders Fieldhouse

All classes free for Lakehead students. Check their website for class schedules.

Grand Opening/Open House, brought to you by Aboriginal Initiatives

Wednesday, September 4
11:30am-1:30pm
ACSS offices and Aboriginal Student Lounge, UC 1007

Join the grand opening celebration of the new ACSS offices and Aboriginal Student Lounge - everyone welcome.

Post your Goals!, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Wednesday, September 4
11:00am - 1:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

You are invited to write you goals for the fall on a post-it note and display it on the SSC chalkboard. Come learn about the SSC services and how we can help you.

Orientation for New Students, brought to you by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS)

Thursday, September 5
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Lounge (CASES)

Open House for new Graduate students to mix and mingle with their cohort, professors, campus support services and FGS staff.

Social Insurance Number (SIN) Clinics, brought to you by Lakehead International

Friday, September 6
11:30am-1:30pm
Agora Circle

Students can get a picture in front of the Agora to celebrate finishing their first week of University.

Maadaadizi, brought to you by Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services (ACSS)

Saturday, September 7
12:00pm - 5:00pm
PRINCE ARTHUR’S LANDING
(Marina Park, Waterfront)

Joint post-secondary Aboriginal student orientation to welcome students to their respective campuses and the City of Thunder Bay - everyone welcome

Free Yoga, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Saturday, September 7
11:00am - 12:00pm
SHW Activity Room

Join Student Health and Wellness (SHW) every Saturday for free yoga in the SHW activity room facing lake Tamblyn.

Health and Wellness Resources on and off campus, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Ongoing

Meet Peer Wellness Educators as they walk about campus spreading the word of Student Health and Wellness (SHW) services.

 September 9-14, 2019

Academic Prep Week, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

September 9-13
Academic Support Zone

Schedule:

Sept. 9:
12:00pm - Effective Reading & Note-taking (LI 2004)

Sept. 10:
11:30am - Effective Reading & Note-taking (UC 1007)
12:30pm - Study Skills & Exam Prep (LI 2004)

Sept. 11:
2:00pm - How to Write an Academic Paper & Avoid Plagiarism (LI 2004)

Sept. 12:
2:30pm - How to Write an Academic Paper & Avoid Plagiarism (UC 1007)

Sept. 13:
12:00pm - Effective Reading & Note-taking (LI 2004)
1:00pm - Study Skills & Exam Prep (UC 1007)
2:00pm - How to Write an Academic Paper & Avoid Plagiarism (LI 2004)

Group Fitness Free Week, brought to you by Athletics

September 8-14
CJ Sanders Fieldhouse

Come try out our various group fitness classes for free! Schedule online at thunderwolves.ca/fitness

Substance Abuse Awareness Week, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

September 9-14
Across Campus

Meet Peer Wellness Educators as they walk about campus spreading the word of Student Health and Wellness (SHW) services.

Pizza Challenge, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday, September 10
12:00pm
CP Library Courtyard

Join the SSC for a pizza eating contest! Pre-registration is required.

Meditation, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Tuesday, September 10
11:45am - 12:15pm
Student Health and Wellness Activity Room

Free for all! Contact Trudy Kergon for more information at: 807-343-8582

Cold Weather Prep, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC) and  Lakehead International

Wednesday, September 11
10:30am-2:00pm
CP Library Courtyard

Gear Up for Outdoors staff will be educating students on how to dress well for the winter and not just survive, but enjoy the cold weather.

Food Bank Busker, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Thursday, September 12
11:45am-1:00pm
Library Courtyard

Swing by the Library Courtyard, enjoy some live music, and drop some change in the guitar case. All donations go directly to the LUSU foodbank.

Advisors on the Move, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Friday, September 13
11:00am-1:30pm
Agora/Courtyard/Library cafe

SSC Advisors will be available for check-ins with students to provide academic skills pointers.

Free Yoga, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Saturday, September 14
11:00am - 12:00pm
SHW Activity Room

Join Student Health and Wellness (SHW) every Saturday for free yoga in the SHW activity room facing lake Tamblyn.

Fall Harvest, brought to you by Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services (ACSS)

Saturday, September 14
11am - 2 pm
Sweat Lodge Site

For all students, staff, and faculty - experience Aboriginal culture through teachings given by Elders

First Year Class Visits, brought to you by Student Central

September 9 - 27, 2019

Student Central will visit many first year classes to highlight to students what Student Affairs has to offer.

Wake the Giant Music Festival, brought to you by Wake the Giant

Saturday September 14
11:30am - 11:00pm

Music Festival with a specific focus on Indigenous people and promoting Indigenous musicians

September 16-21, 2019

Sexual Health Week, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

All Week
Across Campus

Likely walkabouts to spread the word about services.

Intramural Drop-In Week, brought to you by Athletics

September 15-21
Various Times
C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse

Want to learn about intramural sports, or try out a new sport? Come to our drop in nights for basketball, flag football, ultimate frisbee, innertube waterpolo, or volleyball! See the full schedule at thunderwolves.ca/intramurals

Extended Orientation Sessions, brought to you by Lakehead International

September 16-20
5:00pm-7:00pm
International Center

Lakehead International provides additional sessions for students to attend on a wide variety of topics.

Sidewalk Chalk Day, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Monday, September 16
11:30am-1:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

Bring out your inner artist and decorate the courtyard with chalk! Everyone is welcome to join in, relax, and make a new friend

The Job Market - Escape from Unemployment, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday Sept. 17
11:30am-1:30pm
Agora

Join the Student Success Centre to prepare for upcoming Job Fairs!

Let's Talk About Sex!, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Wednesday, September 18
12:30pm-2:30pm
RC Building Lobby (Outside Outpost)

Sexual Health Resources and Information for All Students

Safe Sex Practices
STI Testing
Sexual Consent

 

Knock your socks off!, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Wednesday, September 18
11:30am-1:00pm
CP Library Courtyard

Come play a skill testing game to win pairs of high quality wool socks from Gear Up for Outdoors.

Academic Prep Sessions, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Academic Support Zone

Sept 18:

3:00pm - Effective Reading & Note-taking (LI 2004)

Sept 20:

12:00pm - How to Write an Academic Paper & Avoid Plagiarism (LI 2004)

Meet and Greet Open house, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Thursday, September 19
3:30-4:30 at SHW in Prettie Residence Building

Join Student Health and Wellness for refreshments, meet health and wellness staff, learn about all the services they offer and what is available off campus and through LUSU’s extended health care plan as well. Tour their newly renovated clinic and activity room.

Fall Flavours, brought to you by ACSS

Wednesday, September 19 Lake Tamblyn
12PM - 2PM

Indigenous Food Sovereignty Group

Fall Intramural Registration Deadline, brought to you by Athletics

Thursday, September 19
11:59 pm
Online or at C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse

Last chance to register for our fall intramural sports - league play starts on September 22nd! Find out more at thunderwolves.ca/intramurals

Volunteer Fair, brought to you by Residence Life

Thursday, September 19
11:00am-3:00pm
Agora

Naloxone Training, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW) & Student Success Centre (SSC)

September 20
11:30-1:30
CP Library Courtyard

Join Student Health and Wellness and Oak Medical Arts to get your training on using Naloxone Kits and recognizing Opioid Overdose symptoms. Remember to bring your health card to receive your kit.

Free Yoga, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Saturday September 21, 11:00am-12:00pm in the SHW activity room.  (This is an on-going activity every Saturday).

Join us for free yoga in our newly renovated activity room facing lake Tamblyn.

 September 23-28 2019

Healthy Habits Week, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

All Week
Across Campus

Likely walkabouts to spread the word about services.
Free food (fruit, healthy snacks) giveaways, Eating meditation during this week’s meditation sessions.

Club Days, brought to you by LUSU

September 23-24
8:30am-4:30pm
Agora

Academic Integrity Roulette, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

September 23
11:30am-1:00pm
CP Library Courtyard

Test your knowledge of Academic Integrity for a chance to win a prize

Academic Prep Sessions, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday September 24:
3:15pm – 4:15pm: Referencing and Citations – bring your assignment/questions to the Academic Support Zone (LI 2004) for drop-in assistance.

Friday September 27:
11:00am – 12:00pm: Referencing and Citations – bring your assignment/questions to the Academic Support Zone (LI 2004) for drop-in assistance.

Fall Career & Job Fair, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Wednesday, September 25
10:00am-3:00pm
Agora

Fall Career Fair for all students

Engineering Fair, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Thursday, September 26
10:00am-3:00pm
CASES

Engineering companies on campus for Career Fair; however, it’s open for all students as Engineering firms hire more than just engineers. For more info click here

SAS Open House, brought to you by Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

POSTPONED 

Sweat Lodge Ceremony, brought to you by Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services (ACSS)

Thursday, September 26
3pm-6pm
Sweat Lodge Site

Everyone is welcome to attend the ceremony to learn teachings from Elder Gene Nowegejick

Write a Letter Home, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

September 27
11:30-1:30
Courtyard

Write a letter and address the envelope to a loved one in Canada and we’ll mail it for you!

Free Yoga, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Saturday September 28, 11:00am-12:00
SHW activity room 

Join Student Health and Wellness (SHW) every Saturday for free yoga in the SHW activity room facing lake Tamblyn.

September 30-October 5, 2019

Safety Roulette, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Monday, September 30
11:30am - 1:30pm
Library Courtyard

Join the SSC and Uride Thunder Bay to test your knowledge in all safety matters.

Elections Canada

October 1-12
FACULTY LOUNGE

Academic Prep Sessions, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday October 1:
1:00pm - Study Skills & Exam Prep (LI 2004)

Thursday October 3:
3:15pm – 4:15pm: Referencing and Citations – bring your assignment/questions to the Academic Support Zone (LI 2004) for drop-in assistance.

Federal Candidates Info Session, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday, October 1, and
Thursday, October 3
10:30am - 12:30pm
CP Library Main Floor

Unsure of what each Candidate stands for? Get some info to help make your decision

Don’t Stress the Test workshop, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW) and Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Wednesday, October 2, 3:30-4:30; SHW Activity Room and/or Learning Commons

Join us for an Interactive workshop to learn and practice academic and psychological test preparation strategies.

Assistive Technology Open House, brought to you by Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Wednesday, October 2
11:00am - 1:00pm
Chancellor Paterson Library

Students, Staff and Faculty are invited to join Student Accessibility Services in the Paterson library Learning Commons to view, learn and try assistive technology that can support teaching and learning.

Pop Up Games, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Friday, October 4
10:30am - 12:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

Join the SSC for fun and active games!

Free Yoga, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Saturday October 5, 11:00am-12:00pm
SHW activity room. 

Join Student Health and Wellness (SHW) every Saturday for free yoga in the SHW activity room facing lake Tamblyn.

Homecoming Weekend, brought to you by Alumni

October 3-5

Three days of reunions, open houses, varsity games, award ceremonies and other events of interest to student and alumni.

Including the Grand Opening of the new location for Alumni House!

For details & schedule:
www.lakeheadu.ca/homecoming

 October 6-12, 2019

Take Stock, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Monday, October 7
11:30am-1:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

6 Weeks ago you posted some goals. Whether you’re on your way to meeting them or not it’s a good time to take stock of yourself and how far you’ve come

Instagram Challenge Week, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Monday, October 7- Friday, October 11
SSC Instagram

Check out the SSC Instagram Challenge! The details will bo on the SSC Instagram page @Lakeheadsuccess

Pop Up Games, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Tuesday, October 8
10:30am - 12:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

Join the SSC for fun and active games!

Midterm Prep, brought to you by Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Tuesday, October 8
11:00am - 1:00pm
Multi-Use Access Lounge, SC 0004

Academic Prep Sessions, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Wednesday October  9:
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Referencing and Citations – bring your assignment/questions to the Academic Support Zone (LI 2004) for drop-in assistance.

Wednesday October  9:
2:00pm - Study Skills & Exam Prep (UC 1007)

Turkey Shoot, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Wednesday, October 9
11:30am - 1:30pm
CP Library Courtyard

Join the SSC and play a game in front of the library!

Don’t Stress the Test workshop, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW) and Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Wednesday, October 9, 3:30-4:30; SHW Activity Room and/or Learning Commons

Join us for an Interactive workshop to learn and practice academic and psychological test preparation strategies.

Protect Yourself: How to Survive Thanksgiving, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Thursday, October 10
11:30am- 1:30pm
CP Library Main Floor

As much as we love our families, heading home for Thanksgiving can be stressful. Learn some ways to place and respect your boundaries.

World Mental Health Day, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Thursday, October 10
All Day, Campus wide

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.

Chill Day in SSC, brought to you by the Student Success Centre (SSC)

Friday, October 11
8:30am - 4:30pm
SSC (SC 0008)

Give yourself a break before reading week, you’ve accomplished a lot and deserve a break. Join us in the SSC for some snacks, drinks, games and Netflix.

Free Yoga, brought to you by Student Health and Wellness (SHW)

Saturday, September 7
11:00am - 12:00pm
SHW Activity Room

Join Student Health and Wellness (SHW) every Saturday for free yoga in the SHW activity room facing lake Tamblyn.