Intramural Drop-Ins

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 7:00pm EDT to Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 7:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Hanger and Wolf Den Gym
Event Contact Name: 
Campus Recreation Office Team
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us at any of our intramural drop-ins to try a new sport, or get some extra practice time in before the intramural registration deadline! Open to all, no prior experience or admission fee required! For more details, visit http://thunderwolves.ca/campus-rec/events/.

ISSC Fall Harvest (Thunder Bay)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Sweat Lodge Site
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact E-mail: 

Celebrate the change of season with cultural activities and sample traditional foods!

Drop-in Outdoor Activities (Thunder Bay)

Event Date: 
Monday, September 5, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Residence Beach Volleyball Court
Event Contact Name: 
Michelle Denton
Event Contact E-mail: 

Drop in outdoor sports/activities for Residence Students to participate in.

Mature Student Grab-and-Go Information Session (Orillia)

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Aroma Pannu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for a drop-in event where we will be providing information and resources targeted toward Mature Students. Light refreshments will be provided! Students writing the Math Competency Exam are welcome and encouraged to stop by following the completion of their exam.

Mature Student Hike and Hangout

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Lake Tamblyn
Event Contact Name: 
Hartley Mendelsohn
Event Contact E-mail: 

For mature students and their families!

Build connections with your peers and with nature. Families and children of all ages are welcome to attend and participate in activities and games!

NOTE: volunteers will be present to facilitate activities, but will not be responsible for overseeing children. Guardians are required to watch their children throughout the course of the event.

 

2022 Fall International Student Online Orientation

Event Date: 
Friday, September 9, 2022 - 9:30am EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Cilvius 陳 (Chin Yau Sheng)
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead International is hosting an online orientation for students who have not yet arrived. Orientation provides new LU students with an opportunity to meet and engage with the International Student Services staff, to ask your questions, and ensure that you have all the information on international student supports and services available to help you meet your goal of being a successful student at Lakehead University. The most important part of Orientation is connecting with you so that you know we're here for you and we want your success! 

Downtown Adventure

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 10:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay (Agora Circle) and Orillia (Simcoe Hall)
Event Contact Name: 
Hartley Mendelsohn
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for a fun-filled day exploring your new home! You'll get the chance to discover the public transportation system while travelling to the downtown area to compete a bingo-style scavenger hunt featuring local favourite restaurants and businesses, and some interesting landmarks that serve as awesome photo-ops.

Please note that if you are interested in purchasing food or goods at any of the stores featured on the bingo card, you will be responsible for providing your own money to make these purchases. Transportation via the bus system will be covered as long as you have picked up your U-pass or bus pass sticker from LUSU beforehand - you'll have the chance to do this at our Tie Dye Event in Thunder Bay, and at LUSU Fest in Orillia!

Thunder Bay students will meet in the Agora Circle to head to the buses for this event.

Orillia students will meet outside of Simcoe Hall to head to the buses for this event.

 Thunder Bay bingo card pick up and drop off:

- pick up your card at Agora circle between 10am and 10:30am or if you're in residence from your RA or HP 

Drop off:

- at the Student Success Centre table at LUSU Fantasy Fun Fair Sept. 6

- in the drop off box at the Student Success Centre

- take a picture and email it to orientation@lakeheadu.ca 

ORILLIA STUDENTS: HOW TO PARTICIPATE (Read below)

Pick up your bingo card:
- The SSC table during LUSU Fest on Friday September 2nd
- From your RA
- From Simcoe Hall between 9:30 and 10:30 on Saturday September 3rd

Drop off your bingo card:
- To Aroma at the Lone Wolf Cafe between 2:00 and 2:45 on Saturday September 3rd
- In the ballot box inside the Academic Support Zone any time before 4:00pm on Tuesday September 6th

Register here!

Varsity Kick-Off (Orillia)

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 7:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
West Orillia Sports Complex Turf
Event Contact Name: 
Elana Weber
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead Orillia Athletics and Recreation will welcome students back to campus at the 2022 Varsity Kick-Off Game at the West Orillia turf fields on Thursday September 8th. Come out to cheer on our varsity indoor soccer athletes, meet Wolfie, learn about how to get involved in Athletics and Recreation! Students also have the chance to be part of the halftime relay race and colour shootout competition. Thunderwolves swag items and prizes to be won!

The Lakehead Welcome

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 6:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay (Lake Tamblyn at 6:30pm) Orillia (Simcoe Hall at 7:30pm)
Event Contact Name: 
Hartley Mendelsohn
Event Contact E-mail: 

Your official welcome to Lakehead University with greetings from the President of the university and other guest speakers including elders, chiefs, students, and more. Parents and supporters are welcome to attend!

Thunder Bay's event will take place at Lake Tamblyn.

Orillia's event will take place outside Simcoe Hall at 7:30pm.

SSC Table During Residence Move-In (Orillia)

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Outside Residence
Event Contact Name: 
Aroma Pannu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Stop by the SSC table outside of Residence to meet with your Student Success Centre team, pick up your Orientation t-shirt, and get information on Orientation to Campus Tours, happening September 1st and 2nd at 10:00am and 12:00pm!

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