Getting ready for Lakehead


As a new student there's lots to keep track of so we've prepared the following resources to help you feel confident and prepared.

Download the official apps of Lakehead University to access important information such as event schedules, student services, places to eat, Thunder Bay and Orillia connections, Athletics, contests, social media and more!
Available on Apple and Android devices.

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Online Orientation Course

To help you prepare for success at Lakehead, we've created a 5-part online orientation program full of helpful advice and tips!

Start the Orientation course

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Next Steps Checklist

We've created a checklist to help guide you through your preparation and first few weeks at Lakehead.

Review the Checklist

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Meet Your Orientation Leaders

Orientation leaders are here to welcome to you Lakehead University. Have your questions answered and learn the ins and outs of Lakehead campus.

Learn about your orientation leaders

Explore Lakehead

Now that you've prepared for your journey it's time to tour Lakehead's beautiful campuses and learn more about our wonderful hometowns.

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Orientation to Campus Virtual Tours

Our live guided virtual tours are hosted by our Student Success Centre Assistant team and we are offering three sessions per week for our Thunder Bay campus and 2 sessions per week for our Orillia campus.

Register now

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Our Hometowns

Lakehead University offers you two beautiful main campus locations to choose from. Learn about each of them and what makes them so special.

Learn more

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Living On-Campus

Thinking of living with us? You've made a great choice! Living in residence is an incredible life experience and offers all students convenience, safety, and a fun and friendly community!

Learn about on-campus living

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Living Off-Campus

We've compiled a list of resources for those who prefer to live off campus.

Dive In

Register for Events

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Orientation Events

We are so excited to welcome you to Lakehead University and hope you take advantage of all the great programs and events we have for you.

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