Health & Wellness
Thunder Bay Campus
Health & Counselling Services
Health & Counselling Services provides students with comprehensive health services through a team of registered nurses, doctors and counsellors. Services include physician appointments, referrals to specialists, first aid, and personal counselling.
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Student Accessibility Services (SAS)
Student Accessibility Services provides academic support for all Lakehead students with special needs due to a disability. Students are encouraged to contact the SAS as soon as possible to arrange for any necessary academic and/or physical accommodations.
Student Success Centre (SSC)
Adjusting to university can be challenging—that’s why Lakehead University is dedicated to helping students during this time. The Student Success Centre (SSC) is an excellent resource that you can use to help transition into university life. Visit the SSC (located conveniently in the heart of campus) throughout the year to access supports that focus on enhancing your self-confidence, contributing towards your academic success, and helping you achieve goals and develop life-long plans.
Services that the SSC offers include:
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- Academic Advising
- Academic Support
- Career Exploration
- Co-Operative Education Opportunities
- Job Preparation
- Leadership Development
- Orientation and First Year Experience
- Tutoring Services (Students are entitled to up to five hours of free tutoring per year!)
Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services
Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services provides a culturally-sensitive and welcoming environment to Aboriginal students while assisting with their academic and personal concerns. Links between the student and services available within the University and the local Aboriginal community are established through counselling, academic and cultural programs.
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The Chaplain, Sister Alice Greer, is available to serve the whole University community, regardless of religious denomination. Personal concerns, spiritual direction, addictions, and grief counselling are issues for discussion with the Chaplain. Everyone is invited to attend weekly Eucharistic Celebrations Sunday morning at 11:00 am in the Avila Chapel.
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As a Lakehead student, you will have access to an advisor to give you one-on-one assistance in planning your
educational path, learning the skills needed for academic success,
and learning how to access the resources and services that are available to you at Lakehead University. Find out more about Academic Advising.
Supports for Students with DisabilitiesWellness Centre
Disability Services provides academic support for all
Lakehead students with special needs due to a disability. Students are
encouraged to contact a Student Affairs Advisor as soon as possible to arrange for any
necessary academic and/or physical accommodations. Check it out online.
The Wellness Centre provides students with health and wellness resources both on and off campus, as well as opportunities for involvement in health and wellness activities. Services provided through the Lakehead University Wellness Centre include: Counselling, Access to a Naturopathic Doctor, Chaplaincy Services, resources on health and wellness services in Orillia and surrounding area and information on upcoming health and wellness events happening on and off campus. Check it out on-line.