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November 26, 2019
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Message from Security Services

With the arrival of colder weather in Thunder Bay, road and walkway conditions can change quickly.

Security Services advises our University community to take extra care while driving or walking around the campus. 

Hot water outage - Wednesday, Nov. 27

There will be a hot water outage within the Ryan Building on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 8:30 am to 3 pm.

This is required to repair plumbing within the building and does not affect the cold water. Washroom facilities will remain open in the Ryan Building and the outage will not affect any other campus buildings.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

For questions or concerns, please contact Steve Girvin, Operations Manager, Physical Plant, at 343-8370 or

Important Information regarding exams in the Hangar (HN 1030)

Due to construction outside the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse, exams will be written in the Hangar this year. If you have an exam scheduled in the Hangar in December, please note the following:

  • Parking is limited and students are encouraged to park on main campus and walk over to the Hangar
  • Security is happy to escort you to or from the Hangar via Safe Walk (just call 343-8569 to arrange a pick up)
  • Enter the Fieldhouse via the east entrance (between the Hangar and the Fieldhouse)
Please contact Student Central if you have any questions at

Payroll Year-end 2019 - Early cut-offs

All payrolls for the year 2019 will be completed by Friday, December 13, 2019 to allow for system year-end closing and the set-up and processing of the first pay of 2020 before the university closure between December 24, 2019 and January 1, 2020 inclusive.

If you have any outstanding payroll-related items to be paid or adjusted in 2019, please forward to, or contact Human Resources or Payroll no later than Thursday, December 5, 2019.  Items received after this date cannot be guaranteed to be paid in 2019 and may not be included in calendar year 2019 for T4 reporting purposes.

A detailed schedule including cut-offs for timecard entry and approval can be found here - 2019 Lakehead University Payroll Year-end Cut-off Schedule.  Payroll related items received after the dates on the cut-off schedule are not guaranteed payment in 2019. 

  • Enza Michaliuk - Payroll Analyst - payrolls for part-time employees, graduate assistants, post-doctoral fellows, Phone: (807) 343-8721  Email:
  • Derek Klement - Payroll Analyst - inquiries, Records of Employment, bank deposits, Phone: (807) 343-8078 Email:
  • Gail Wdowiak- Payroll Services Manager, Phone: (807) 343-8143 Email:

Gail Wdowiak, Lakehead University Payroll Services Manager

Call for Nominations for Prestigious Fellow of the University - Deadline: Wednesday, Dec. 18

Lakehead University's Board of Governors is seeking nominations for Fellow of the University, which recognizes people who have contributed to the growth, development, welfare and well-being of Lakehead University.

The nomination deadline for Fellow of the University is Wednesday, Dec. 18. More information on the criteria and nomination form is available by clicking here.

If you have further questions, please contact:

The University Secretariat

Phone: 807-346-7949