Summer is here!

The LUSU office will be open from 8:30A.M. to 4:30PM Monday to Friday.
We are closed for lunch from 12-1.
Remember to stay safe this summer! Have a great time and make some memories. See you in the fall!

What's new at LUSU?

Health Plan and U-Pass Reminder

Your LUSU Health and Dental Plan and your U-Pass remain active through the summer. They carry on to the end of August.

LUSU Health Plan Winter Online Opt-in

ATTENTION STUDENTS just starting classes in January, LUSU offers a winter opt-in to those who were not attending during the fall semester. To opt-in you are required to sign in or register at Once you are registered an opt-in link will appear on the right hand side of the web page. Simply fill out the online opt-in form and process your payment via credit card online. You may also opt-in at the LUSU office. The fee to add yourself to the LUSU Health and Dental plan is $250.00. This will provide you with coverage from January 1, 2015 until August 31, 2015.

Your student union's services

You're covered for everything from vision to dental

The LUSU Health and Dental plan offers reliable and affordable benefits to all Lakehead undergraduate and graduate students and their families. Benefits include prescription drugs, practitioners, dental, travel and accident coverage.

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Unlimited access to Thunder Bay Transit for less than a quarter per day

Your passport to the city awaits! Get anywhere in town all year for less than the cost of adding cheese to your burger. All full-time undergraduate students are automatically enrolled and can pick up their stickers at any time from LUSU.

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Save on travel, entertainment, shopping, and more

The ISIC discount card is your key to saving money on everything from booking flights to buying laptops. Come pick up your ISIC card at the LUSU office and get access to some truly amazing deals!

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Safe spaces on campus to live, learn, and play

LUSU's centres provide a supportive and engaging community for students from all kinds of backgrounds. Find like-minded folks who share your experiences and work together to make the world a better place.

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Places to relax, hang out, or party

Whether you're looking for a relaxing place to hang out between classes or a place to go with your friends on a Thursday night, visiting either LUSU's bar & restaurant or coffee shop is an unforgettable experience.

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Get involved in student life

Student Clubs

If you can imagine doing it, there's probably a club for it. Join others who are interested in the same things you are and have some really great fun doing it!

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Learn new skills, meet new folks, have fun and make an impact. By working together through the student union, we can support our fellow students and help make Lakehead a better place for everyone.

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Events Calendar

About Your Student Union

For Students, By Students.

The Lakehead University Student Union (LUSU) represents all students studying at Lakehead University. We are over 8,000 strong, uniting undergraduate and graduate, full- and part-time, and domestic and international students across Lakehead's two campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia.

Founded in 1981, LUSU has been a part of student life for over thirty years. We're a democratic institution run by students who are elected by students.

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