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Hello Future Thunderwolves!

We know that you’re probably wondering what we have planned for you when you arrive for Orientation!  So, we’ve pulled together a brief summary of events below.  After all, we can’t share all of the secrets!

Keep watching this website for updates

Orillia Campus Summary of Events:

Thursday, August 31

  • Residence Move-In Day
    • Time to move out! Today’s the day to get into your own space! 
  • Orientation Registration & Check-In
    • Get ready to go for the weekend!
  • President’s BBQ & Welcome
    • Join President Stevenson and the LU Family for a classic BBQ Dinner to officially welcome you! 

Friday, September 1

  • Orientation Registration & Check In
    • Get your T-shirt and get organized with your Team
  • Opening Commencement
  • Lunch with Your Faculty
    • Have a bite to eat while getting to know more about your program and the amazing faculty members that make it run! 
  • Thunder Run
    • Do you know where to go on Campus? Compete in LU’s annual Thunder Run to learn where you can find everything and everyone on campus! 
  • Lakehead University Student Union Boat Cruise
    • You don’t want to miss this student favourite! 

Saturday, September 2

  • Student Sessions
    • All the tips and tricks you’ll need to start your #LakeheadAdventure off on the right foot 
  • Toonie Lunch Downtown Orillia 
    • Grab a bite to eat from some of Orillia’s favourite spots with select items for only a toonie! 
  • Love Where You Live: Explore Orillia
    • Get to know your new community through LU’s scavenger hunt and enjoy the waterfront with your fellow Thunderwolves.
  • Pack Night (Open Mic & Games)
    • Bring your artistic talent or competitive spirit and enjoy some live music and classic board games! 

Sunday, September 3

  • LUSU Workshops
    • Check back soon for more info!
  • Thunderwolves Give Back
    • We’ve partnered with YMCA Geneva Park…stay tuned for details!
  • Thunderwolf Block Party
    • Join us for a corn toast, carnival snacks and classic games while we get excited to cheer on our Thunderwolves! 
  • Principal’s Cup
    • Our Thunderwolves’ Soccer team will battle it out against our competitors in the first annual Principal’s Cup! 

Mark your calendars so you don’t miss these great events on Campus!!

  • Grab ‘n’ Go – Tuesday, September 5 
    • Don’t miss out on some gently used school supplies donated by staff, faculty and upper year students! 
  • LUSU Fest – Thursday, September 7
  • Indigenous Student Welcome – Thursday, September 7
  • Mature & Transfer Student Get Together – Wednesday, September 13
  • Tipi Raising – Wednesday, September 20 
  • LUSU Blue Jays Game – Saturday, September 23