Lakehead University is no ordinary place. From the moment you step foot onto our campus in either Thunder Bay or Orillia and join our community of more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, you will experience a personal education where you matter and can play a bigger role.

Our highly acclaimed, world-renowned faculty and researchers will know you by name and truly care about your academic growth and success. Our rigorous academic programs will allow you to thrive in a way that challenges you to think, not what to think.

We offer you learning opportunities that expand beyond the classroom and into our local communities, labs, the workplace and locations all over the world. It is no wonder that 96.3% of Lakehead grads are employed within 2 years of graduation.

As one of Canada’s top 10 Undergraduate Universities (Maclean’s), Lakehead is a fully comprehensive university with over 65 programs to choose from.

Student Central
Student Central provides you with a more convenient way to conduct your business and access support in one, central location. Here you will be able to access everything you need – from enrolling at Lakehead through to course registration, financial support, academic advising and so much more.

Student Success Centre
The Student Success Centre (SSC) has many programs and support services in place to help you achieve your academic and personal goals while studying at Lakehead University.

Student Accessibility Services
Student Accessibility Services (SAS) coordinates services and facilitates the provision of academic accommodations for students with temporary and/or permanent disabilities/medical conditions.

Lakehead University – IT Helpdesk
The principal purpose of the Helpdesk is to provide a quick resolution to inquiries.

Lakehead University Library
Take a virtual tour, check out their online catalogue, or find out about their research assistance.

Indigenous Student Services Centre At Lakehead, we are proud to offer a culturally supportive environment to all Indigenous students who self-identify as First Nation, Inuit, and Métis. Our aim is to help Indigenous students to achieve success in their academic goals through a variety of support services.

Student Health and Wellness
Student Health and Wellness provides a range of counselling options, health services, and wellness programs so that you can get the most out of your Lakehead Experience.

Lakehead University Student Union
Offering students a health plan, student food bank, and online used bookstore where students can buy and sell used textbooks.

Lakehead University – Credit Transfer Information
If you are transferring from another post-secondary institution to Lakehead University, your previous course work completed from an accredited institution may be eligible for transfer credit at Lakehead.

Resources on How to Study Online Successfully (SOS)

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Student SuccessOnline Learning Webinar - How to be a Successful LearnerWebinarGet useful tips and tricks to be a successful online learner.Click here