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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.

If you have any questions or need assistance during this time please contact:

  • For general inquiries Bryant Kotyk, Services Officer bryant.kotyk@lusu.ca
  • For clubs and student centres Amla Sandur, VP Advocacy vpa@lusu.ca
  • For LUSU Health and Dental Plan inquiries Leigh Castle, Health Plan administrator healthbenefits@lusu.ca
  • For student assistance and all other inquiries please contact Prabhjot Singh Ahuja, VP Finance and Operations vpfin@lusu.ca or Sukhraj Grewal, President president@lusu.ca

LUSU Executive Team

Health & Dental Plan

Are you on the LUSU Health and Dental Plan? Your benefit year has been extended to September 30, 2020 (read more). Visit WeSpeakStudent.com to access your coverage. Your 2020-2021 Health and Dental Plan coverage information will be coming soon!

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

  • Opt-in period: September 1 – September 30
  • Opt-out period: September 1 – September 30

Learn More about our Health and Dental Plan


We will be providing new uPass stickers every day from Sept 8th to Sept 18th outside the Outpost from 10am to 4pm. Please make sure your Lakehead account has been charged and you have your student card ready. If you are a part-time or graduate student who is opting in please note that we will not be accepting cash at this time. Please contact Bryant Kotyk, Services Officer bryant.kotyk@lusu.ca.

Learn more about U-Pass

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. Get your ISIC card online 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!

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.

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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