DATE:  Thursday, August 29th, 2019

TIME EVENT NAME LOCATION ATTENDEES EVENT DESCRIPTION
9:00am – 12:00pm International Welcome Day OA 2014 All International students Learn about life in Canada, academic and social expectations and much, much more. This event is mandatory for International Students.
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Services Fair Outside the Cafeteria All new students and their supports Student Services will be available to showcase what they offer to students. This is a good opportunity to ask questions and meet the folks who will help you with your transition into Lakehead.
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Registration Outside of Simcoe Hall All New Students Come to the registration tables to get your t-shirt and welcome bags.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Team Games Field Beside Simcoe Hall All New Students Head over to the field with your team and meet other people while participating in fun and exciting games!
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mature and Transfer Student Social Simcoe Hall Mature and Transfer Students  Get to know other Mature and Transfer Students attending Lakehead in the Fall.
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Lakehead Folk Fest Field Behind Simcoe Hall All New Students Welcome to Lakehead’s very own Folk Fest. Here, you will experience live music, indigenous culture, delicious food, free arts and crafts, henna, a bonfire, games, and more!

DATE: Friday, August 30th, 2019

TIME EVENT NAME LOCATION ATTENDEES EVENT DESCRIPTION
9:00 am – 11:00 am Registration Outside of Simcoe Hall All New Students Come to the registration tables to get your t-shirt and welcome bags!
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Team Time In Your Den Room All New Students Meet with your team to get to know each other!
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mature and Transfer Student Social Simcoe Hall Mature and Transfer Students  Relax, and enjoy coffee and some treats with other Mature and Transfer students.
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Opening Commencement Orsi Learning Commons All New Students Hear from the Principal, Student Affairs staff, community members, and students as they welcome you to the Lakehead community! This is our time to welcome all of the new Thunderwolves! 
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Principal’s BBQ Simcoe Hall All New Students Free BBQ for all first-year students!
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Afternoon Show with Chris Glover OA 1033 All New Students Like Late Night Talk shows? Well you’re about to be a participant in Lakehead’s Afternoon Shows live audience! Join your peers to chat Lakehead with Chris Glover! Like most Talk Shows there are lots of prizes to be won! 
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Faculty Orientation Various Classrooms All New Students A time to meet your professors as well as learn about your program in greater detail.
4:00 pm – 5:00pm  Thunderwolves Olympics All New Students Think you have what it takes to win the O-Cup? A friendly competition between all the Orientation teams here on the Orillia Campus. Winner takes home the O-Cup!
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm LUSU Pack Night Cafeteria

DATE: Saturday, August 31, 2019

TIME EVENT NAME LOCATION ATTENDEES EVENT DESCRIPTION
10:00 am – 11:30 am Thunderwolves Give Back Orsi Learning Commons All New Students Like to help out the community? Well you can with TWGB! This year we will be making blankets for children on the pediatric floor of Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in Orillia. 
11:30am – 12:30 pm Team Time/Get Ready for Downtown Den Rooms/Res Rooms All New Students
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Toonie Lunch Downtown Orillia All New Students Explore local Businesses downtown while enjoying their products for only $2 each!
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Scavenger Hunt Downtown Orillia All New Students Check out the Orillia downtown core and participate in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize!
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm Explore Downtown  Downtown Orillia/Beach Day All New Students Beach Day follows the Scavenger Hunt  with disc golf, megaball, music, and ultimate frisbee on Orillia’s gorgeous waterfront.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner Break All New Students Take a break and grab some dinner on your own or with new friends!
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Bonfire Field by the Gardens All New Students Wind down with some music, smores, and a relaxing fire. Don’t worry – we’ll bring the bug spray!

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