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.

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Online Orientation

To help you prepare for success at Lakehead, we've created an online orientation full of helpful advice and tips!

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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

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 Tours

Our Orientation to Campus Tours are guided by our Orientation Leader team (who are current Lakehead Students) and we offer a variety of tour times during Summer, Fall, Winter Orientations to help you transition into life at Lakehead University.

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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

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Places of Worship

To help support your spiritual needs, we've compiled a list of places of Worship located in our hometowns.

Learn More

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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