Our North Bay Campus is home to state-of-the-art facilities like the Harris Learning Library and the R.J. Surtees Student Athletics Centre. Customize your learning experience in our Applied and Professional Studies, Arts and Science, and Education degree programs.
As of Friday, June 24, 2016, the Muskoka Campus was closed. All programs have been moved and are now offered at the North Bay Campus. Please direct any inquiries to:
100 College Drive
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Tel: 705.474.3450, ext.4200
Toll Free (within Ontario): 800.655.5154
The Concurrent Education program at our Brantford Campus is offered in partnership with Laurier Brantford. Graduates receive an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Society, Culture & Environment from Laurier Brantford and a Bachelor of Education from Nipissing.
The Academic Success Program Facilitators support the academic success of their peers through academic coaching. The Facilitators act as mentors by challenging, supporting, and guiding students towards academic and personal success by identifying their personal strengths and creating a plan of action to address their academic concerns.
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The Ask Me Team Facilitator supports the Student Learning and Transitions team by facilitating the Ask Me Team program in helping incoming and current students get answers they need and information about upcoming events in a timely, convenient manner. The Ask Me Team uses social media and the Nipissing University website as a means to share information about all things Nipissing University. The Ask Me Team Facilitator also recruits and supports an executive team of volunteers to promote and attend initiatives, programs, and events around campus which enhance the student experience.
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The Student Learning and Transitions (SLT) Orientation Assistants support the department in planning, implementing, and assessing first-year student orientation programming including New Student Orientation (NSO), International Student Orientation, Summer Transition Program (STP), and components of Frosh Week.
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The role of the Peer Tutor is to support the academic development of the student being tutored (Tutee) by assisting in the understanding of concepts in a specific course. Sessions will take place on campus during predetermined times where both Peer Tutor and Tutee are available. Peer Tutors provide expertise, experience, and encouragement. Peer Tutors do not provide “answers” but rather assist in the learning process.
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The Peer Writing Assistant supports the academic development of students by talking about writing with peers in mutually beneficial ways. As a member of Student Learning and Transitions’ Peer Educator team, Peer Writing Assistants will also offer hours in the Academic Skills Drop-In Centre to aide students who require additional support with their academic writing. Peer Writing Assistants provide expertise, experience, and encouragement. Peer Educators do not provide “answers” or editing services, but rather assist in the learning process.
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The Student Experience Assistant supports the department in planning, implementing, and assessing student experience programming including various orientation and transition programs
The Student Learning and Transitions (SLT) Assistant supports the department’s various programs, initiatives, and services which seek to support students in achieving academic and personal success at Nipissing University (e.g., Long Night Against Procrastination, New Student Orientation, Student Success Workshops).
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The Student Accessibility Services Assistant supports the department in planning, implementing, and assessing the Summer Transition Program programming scheduled for late August. This program is designed specifically to support students with disabilities transition to Nipissing University. The Student Accessibility Services Assistant also supports the department’s various programs, initiatives, and services aimed at providing students with an accessible and barrier free learning environment.
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The responsibilities of a Residence Don are to promote the mission and goals of the residence life program at Nipissing University, to ensure that the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS) are upheld, to advise and support students in their residence communities, and act as a referral agent for campus and community resources, in collaboration with the residence life team.
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The responsibilities of a Returning Residence Don are to promote the mission and goals of the residence life program at Nipissing University, to ensure that the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS) are upheld, and to advise and support students in their residence communities, and act as a referral agent for campus and community resources, in collaboration with the residence life team. Returning Residence Dons are expected to act as a resource, coach and mentor to new staff.
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The Community Advisor is a senior student staff position whose primary responsibility is to promote the residence life program in accordance with the Residence Life Values. Community Advisors have responsibilities in the areas of community development, student conduct, team development, and administration.
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Living Learning Community (LLC) Dons are Returning Dons that support a specific theme based community. LLC Dons are expected to act as mentors, provide community specific programming throughout each Living Learning Community. The LLC Don is responsible for programming to a specific theme and fostering student engagement in the themed community. LLC Dons are expected to act as a resource, coach and mentor to new staff.
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Academic Dons are responsible for providing students and Residence Life Team members with academic support and programs in the residential environment. Academic Dons are expected to assume responsibility for supporting a broad range of academic programming for their residence complex communities and across campus.
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The Mission of the AksMe team is to assist incoming students navigate their transition to Nipissing University and create opportunities for student engagement through
AskMe team volunteers will be provided with integrated learning opportunities throughout the term of their volunteer contract.
AskMe team Volunteers will:
We are looking for energetic and positive team players with strong communication skills. Orientation is a great way to build new friendships, share your experiences with incoming students and supporters, and improve your leadership skills.
Orientation Volunteers will have the opportunity to lead a group of incoming students or supporters during Orientation. You will be creating a dynamic and enthusiastic environment, facilitating group icebreakers, mingling with new Lakers, guiding campus tours, and more!
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