ORILLIA: Orientation to Campus Tours (In-Person)

Event Date: 
Friday, June 2, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, June 9, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, June 16, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, June 19, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, June 23, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, June 26, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, July 7, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, July 10, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, July 14, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, July 17, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, July 21, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, July 24, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, July 28, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, July 31, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, August 4, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, August 11, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, August 14, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, August 18, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, August 21, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Friday, August 25, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus (In-Person)
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Emily Stewart
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 
Event Contact Web: 

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.  

Orillia campus:  Orientation to Campus Tours will start at Simcoe Hall and will begin promptly at the starting time. Each tour is approximately 30-45 minutes in length. 

Learn more about our tours here! 

 

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

ORILLIA: Orientation to Campus Tours (In-Person)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 - 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus (In-Person)
Event Contact Name: 
Emily Stewart
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 
Event Contact Web: 

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.  

Orillia campus:  Orientation to Campus Tours will start at Simcoe Hall and will begin promptly at the starting time. Each tour is approximately 30-45 minutes in length. 

Learn more about our tours here! 

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

Math Bootcamp (All Incoming Students)

Event Date: 
Monday, July 31, 2023 - 12:00am EDT to Friday, August 25, 2023 - 2:10pm EDT
Event Location: 
Online
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Clara Sacchetti-Dufresne
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 ext. 8859
Event Contact E-mail: 

Sharpen your Skills


Are you looking for ways to optimize your math skills and get ahead of the game before starting your academic program at Lakehead? Then Math Bootcamp is just the thing you're looking for! Math Bootcamp 2023 is a free, online course offered by the Lakehead University Student Success Centre for all incoming students.

The Details

The goal of this optional bootcamp is to provide you with an opportunity to refresh your mathematical skills in order to be ready for your first day at Lakehead.

  • These bootcamps are designed as a partially self-guided course with tutoring support, Math Bootcamp is broken down into 4, week-long modules.
  • Each module includes an instructional lesson and weekly assignment (with answer sheet) to ensure you are grasping key concepts.
  • You are encouraged to go at your own pace and fit the program within your current schedule.
  • If you need assistance, course instructor is available twice a week for virtual office hours and group tutoring support via Zoom.
  • These Zoom groups will also be a great opportunity for you to meet future classmates.

 

How to Register 

*If you haven’t already done so, you must accept your Offer of Admission first

  1. Go to mycourselink.lakeheadu.ca
  2. Log into MyCourselink using your Lakehead username and password.
  3. Under the "Help" menu on the right-hand side of your screen, click the "Self-Register" link.
  4. Click the "Math Bootcamp August 2023 For All Students" link and complete the self-registration.
  5. You can begin by reviewing the introductory material
    1. Math Bootcamp Course Introduction
    2. Course Outline & Learning Objectives
    3. General Skills & Tips for Transitioning to University 


Questions?

If you have any questions or would like more information about Math Bootcamp, please email academiczone.ssc@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

ORILLIA: LUSU Fest - Welcome to Your Union!

Event Date: 
Friday, September 8, 2023 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus, Simcoe Hall (outside field) + Commons
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead University Student Union
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2181
Event Contact E-mail: 

Free fun for all students! Featuring music, a bouncy castle,a jousting arena, a dunk tank, giveaways and prizes, a photo booth, cotton candy, and snow cones. Check out the Clubs' Fair to learn about student life. Plus grab free fruits and veggies from the student union’s Fresh Market, a part of the Food Resource Collective, and check out info tables on your student union services! This is your big welcome the students’ union, open to all students new and returning.

ORILLIA: Downtown Adventure

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 2, 2023 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Meet at the bus stop beside Residence
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
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 (bus pass sticker) from LUSU beforehand.

Date & Time: Saturday, September 2, 2023,  1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Meet at the bus stop beside Residence
IMPORTANT NOTE: This event will run Rain or Shine... Dress for the weather. 

This event will lead right into the Pirate Party at the Port of Orillia where you will be able to hand in your completed bingo cards and then enjoy the festivities!

If you are a local Orillia student and want to help showcase your city leading new students to Orillia around the downtown area, please reach out to Emily at orillia.ssc@lakeheadu.ca

ORILLIA: Lakehead Welcome & Fireside Chat

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 31, 2023 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus, Outside Simcoe Hall & Firepit
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Your official welcome to Lakehead University! Gather with other incoming students and listen to a welcome address will be made by Lakehead University Orillia's interim Principal, Dr. Linda Rodenburg. Directly after the Lakehead Welcome you can join the Orillia community for a night full of fun, s’mores, music and more!

 Family, friends, and supporters are welcome to attend.

Lakehead Welcome

Date & Time: Thursday, August 31, 2023, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Outside Simcoe Hall

 

Fireside Chat
Date & Time: Thursday August 31, 2023, 8:30pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Firepit

ORILLIA: Faculty and Program Meet & Greet

Event Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Orillia Campus, The Orsi Learning Commons
Event Contact Name: 
Student Success Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2118
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us at our Faculty and Program Meet & Greet to meet some of the faculty and staff members of your program, as well as the peers you'll be learning with. At Lakehead we offer many services to students and you will be able to learn about what academic support services are offered to help you succeed in your program. Take part in our connector bingo card created to help you meet your staff, peers, and student services, and have your chance to win some great prizes. During the Meet & Greet, light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Date & Time:  Friday, September 1, 2023,  10:00am - 12:00pm

Location:   The Orsi Learning Commons

New International Student Welcome Day

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 - 10:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Hangar
Event Contact Name: 
Lakehead University International
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead International is excited to have you join us at our Fall International Student Orientation Session!

Orientation provides new Lakehead students with an opportunity to meet new friends, engage with Lakehead staff members and departments, ask your burning questions, and ensure that you have all the information about supports and services available at Lakehead University and within the community.

Wolfie's Birthday in The Outpost

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
The Outpost
Event Contact Name: 
Hartley Mendelsohn
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Wolfie as they celebrate their 22nd birthday in The Outpost!

Cake, games, crafts, and more!

LUSU Winter Carnival - The Outpost Pajama Party

Event Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 7:00pm EST to Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 12:00am EST
Event Location: 
The Outpost
Event Contact Name: 
Julianna Cronk
Event Contact E-mail: 
Event Contact Web: 

Join us for the Pajama Party of your nostalgic dreams! Bring your own pillows, blankets, and comfy clothes for movies, popcorn, pizza, and slumber party fun!

Open to all ages!

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