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Lakehead University

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

Record #: ORI0679
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 28 Jun 2023


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:


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


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

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
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

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