What's new at LUSU?

COVID-19 Updates, Resources and Information

Dear Students,
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation and in an effort to practice social distancing for the safety of all staff, students and community members, LUSU offices will be operating with limited staff until further notice. The health and safety of our members is our number one concern. Please follow lusu.ca/covid19 for the latest updates and information.

The health and safety of our members is our number one concern. If you have any questions or need assistance during this time please contact:

LUSU Executive Team

Health & Dental Plan

Are you a new student starting in January?
You can opt-in to our Health and Dental Plan.

  • Winter Student Opt-in Opens: January 1, 2021
  • Winter Student Opt-in Closes: January 31, 2021
Visit WeSpeakStudent.com to access your coverage.

Who is covered | Opt-in / Dependants | Existing coverage?

Learn More about our Health and Dental Plan

2020-2021 U-Pass Update

Due to Covid-19 and the remote delivery of classes for the upcoming school year, the uPass has been suspended for the 2020-2021 fall and winter semesters. Orillia uPass fees have been reversed on student accounts.

U-Pass Page

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 transit in Orillia for less than a 30 cents 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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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!

More about clubs


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.

See opportunities

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.

Find out more about us