Lakehead University

Service: Office of Indigenous Initiatives, Orillia - University Ave, Office of Indigenous Initiatives

Record #: ORI0679
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Jun 2023


Description (Service) University offering a culturally supportive environment to all Indigenous students who self-identify as First Nation, Métis and Inuit. Programs help Indigenous students to achieve success in their academic goals through a variety of support services. Continual welcome to all students, staff, and faculty who wish to learn more about Indigenous culture, traditions, and teachings.

The Office of Indigenous Initiatives Orillia offers a variety of services, connections to resources and referrals for both prospective and current students. In collaboration with other Lakehead University services and community resources offering:
  • Admissions & Finances
  • Academic Success Services
  • Career Services & Co-op Services
  • Cultural Services & Indigenous Community Resources
  • Wellness & Recreations Services
For more information, visit Lakehead University Indigenous Initiatives

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm by appointment
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Simcoe County ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Apply online
Languages English
Fees Tuition Fees

Address and Location

Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Office of Indigenous Initiatives, 500 University Ave
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 0B9
Intersection University Ave and Old Barrie Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Public Events ; Partially Accessible - Office

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-330-4010 ext 2018
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Primary Contact Mercedes Jacko, Indigenous Initiatives Coordinator - Orillia Campus
Alternate Contact Denise Baxter, Vice Provost of Indigenous Initiatives - Thunder Bay; Phone: 807-343-8010 ext 7219; Email:
Mailing Address Office of Indigenous Initiatives, 500 University Ave 
Canada L3V 0B9

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