Lakehead University, with campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, is a comprehensive institution offering a broad range of degree and diploma programs within ten faculties:

  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Graduate Studies
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • Law
  • Medical School (West Campus)
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Science and Environmental Studies
  • Social Sciences and Humanities

Lakehead offers part-time students an extensive selection of flexible, year-round programming through its Continuing Education and Distributed Learning (CEDL) centre. Students may choose from a variety of course options from day or evening courses taught on-campus, to online (web-based) learning or independent study. Lakehead’s numerous degree and certificate programs are offered entirely through distance education and are designed so students can enhance their skills effectively from the comfort of their home.

Lakehead University Academic Advising
The Student Success Centre can help with academic advising and support.

Lakehead University Student Health and Counselling Centre
The Student Health and Counselling Centre offers medical care, mental health counselling, and clinical referrals to support student personal, academic and professional success.

Lakehead University – Credit Transfer Information
If you have been awarded transfer credit from your previous studies at university or college, your transfer credit assessment will be issued as part of your Offer of Admission.

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.

Lakehead University Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services (ACSS)
ACSS helps Aboriginal students to achieve success in their academic goals through a variety of support services.

Lakehead University Disability Services
Lakehead provides student accessibility services, academic accommodations, and technical devices to students with disabilities.

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 Tutoring
Students may be eligible for five free hours of tutoring each academic year.  Both Centre tutors and peer tutors are available.

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