TBAY: Funky Paper Weaving Project at the Academic Support Zone!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, Academic Support Zone (LI 2004, 2nd floor Chancellor Paterson Library)
Event Contact Name: 
Academic Support Zone
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 ext. 8859
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join professional artist, Nate Cross, at the Academic Support Zone on January 9, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Nate will teach us all about a marvellous paper weaving project. Swing by LI 2004 to some funky art, get to meet some of the ASZ staff, and learn more about the academic services Lakehead University offers. We're here to support your learning!

ORILLIA: Winter Chill Out Student Appreciation Day!

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 23, 2023 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall, Dinning Hall & Maawnjigamig 'Where We Gather' (OR1013)
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for our Winter Chill Out student appreciation event! 

Activities happening on campus: 

  • Eggnog Pancake Breakfast in the Dining Hall
  • Hot Chocolate & Cookies Station at the Simcoe Hall Kiosk between 11am and 2pm
  • Winter Chill Out Soup Station at the Simcoe Hall Kiosk between 11am and 2pm
  • Ugly Xmas Sweater Panini Lunch in the Dining Hall
  • Meatloaf Dinner & Seasonal Inspired Hot Chocolate Brownies for dessert in the Dining Hall
  • Beading- Maawnjigamig 'Where We Gather' (OR1013)
  • Pause for Positivity & PAWS for thought- Simcoe Hall across from the kiosk
  • Indoor snow making- Simcoe Hall across from the kiosk
  • Quiz Challenge Plinko- Simcoe Hall across from the kiosk
  • Winter Chill Olympics - Simcoe Hall across from the kiosk
  • Winter Wonderland Photobooth- Simcoe Hall across from the kiosk

And more!!

ORILLIA: Winter Fest!

Event Date: 
Friday, January 26, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus: Field beside the hockey rink
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for a day in the outdoors enjoying all that nature has to offer us. Warm up and enjoy hot chocolate and other treats, snowshoeing around campus, snowperson building, and skating on the campus hockey rink (weather permitting). Be sure to dress for the weather!

TBAY: Community Connections Fair

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, Agora
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
Event Contact E-mail: 

Check out the Agora and learn about what local businesses and organizations in Thunder Bay have to offer. You'll have the chance to connect with local leaders who offer amazing products, services, volunteer and work opportunities, and more! You might even be in store for some free swag!

TBAY: Winter Fest!

Event Date: 
Friday, January 12, 2024 - 11:00am to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay campus, Climate Action Park & Lake Tamblyn
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for a day in the outdoors enjoying all that nature has to offer us. We will get to warm up and enjoy smores and hot chocolate by the firepit, snowshoeing around campus trails, snowperson building, and skating on the lake (weather permitting). Be sure to dress for the weather!

TBAY: Orientation to Campus Tours (In-Person)

Event Date: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 2:00pm EST
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 2:00pm EST
Friday, January 12, 2024 - 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Campus (In-Person)
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
Event Contact E-mail: 

Our in-person Orientation to Campus Tours are designed to familiarize our incoming students and their supporters (if applicable) with their new campus at Lakehead University! In these tours, incoming students  are shown where all the buildings are, how to get to your classes, great study spots and locate our various student supports and much more! Our live, guided tours are hosted by our Orientation to Campus Tour Guides.  

Thunder Bay campus:  Orientation to Campus Tours will start at the Agora entrance and will begin promptly at the starting time.  Each tour is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes in length. 

Learn more about our tours here! 

 PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR ORIENTATION TO CAMPUS TOURS.

TBAY: Orientation to Campus Tours (In-Person)

Event Date: 
Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:00am EST
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - 10:00am EST
Friday, January 12, 2024 - 10:00am EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Campus (In-Person)
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8018
Event Contact E-mail: 

Our in-person Orientation to Campus Tours are designed to familiarize our incoming students and their supporters (if applicable) with their new campus at Lakehead University! In these tours, incoming students  are shown where all the buildings are, how to get to your classes, great study spots and locate our various student supports and much more! Our live, guided tours are hosted by our Orientation to Campus Tour Guides.  

Thunder Bay campus:  Orientation to Campus Tours will start at the Agora entrance and will begin promptly at the starting time.  Each tour is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes in length. 

Learn more about our tours here! 

 PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR ORIENTATION TO CAMPUS TOURS.

ORILLIA: Campus, Community & Volunteer Fair

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus, Orsi Learning Commons
Event Contact Name: 
Emily Stewart
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us and get familiar with the various student services available to you as a student on campus, connect with faculty and staff, meet various community organizations and learn about different volunteer opportunities.

Halloween Student Appreciation Day!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us in celebrating Halloween on October 31st in Simcoe Hall & Heritage Place! Be sure to wear your best costume and participate in a series of engaging and fun activities with lots of candy and prizes to be won!

Between 11am-2pm join us in Simcoe Hall & between 1-3pm at Heritage place, for Halloween themed activities, games, trick-or-treat scavenger hunt and more! 

There will also be free treats and hot apple cider! 

Mature & Transfer Student Social

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Alumni Commons
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us in the Alumni Commons for some fun games and activities while also getting to know more about the different student services on campus. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

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