Lakehead University

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Lakehead University is your place to live and learn. Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience, a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research: Lakehead is the proud host to 9 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute. Lakehead University was established on July 1, 1965.

Contact Info

955 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, ON
Phone for Accommodations
Phone for Meetings/Conferences
Fax for Accommodations
Fax for Meetings/Conferences
Email for Accommodations
Email for Meetings/Conferences

Meeting Space

Number of Meeting Rooms
Largest Meeting Room (theatre-style)
Largest Meeting Room (banquet-style)
Meeting Room Space
3700 sq. ft

Accommodation Information

Number of Sleeping Rooms
Number of Single Rooms
Accommodation Hall Type
Dormitory: single beds, communal or shared washrooms (single room) Apartment: multi-floor building, 1-4 bedrooms, living, kitchen and dining areas, 1-2 bathrooms Townhouse: 1-2 storey building, 1-4 bedrooms, living, kitchen and dining areas, 1-2 bathrooms


Paid Parking Available on site


Distance to/from main airport
10 km
Close cities nearby and distance
Winnipeg 703 km, Duluth, MN 304 km, Sault Ste. Marie, ON 706 km
Attractions within 5 km
Old Fort William Historical Park, Thunder Bay Country Market, Mount McKay, Kakabeka Falls
Things to do in area
Terry Fox Monument, Fort William Historical Park, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Thunder Bay Oak Cheese Farm, Blue Point, Amethyst Mine Marina Casino Magnus Theatre, Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Museums, Skiing, Fishing, Boating

Other Information

Accommodation Year Round
Meeting Space Year Round
Catering Information
Food and Beverage
Yes, inhouse caterer
Onsite Wifi
Yes, complimentary
Technology & Other Features Available
Computer Labs In-room audio visual (projector, screen, microphone) Pool Recreation Facilities (ie Gym)
Day Meeting Packages
Special Packages
Available upon request