Confederation College



Confederation College has been serving the citizens of Northwestern Ontario since 1967 by meeting the educational needs of students encompassing a catchment area of 550,000 square kilometers. Committed to student success, we are a dynamic and innovative college providing quality learning opportunities and excellent service to our students. You will be impressed with the quality of our caring and friendly staff, the diversity of our programs, and the availability of student support services. Our main campus is situated on 130 acres of park-style property located in Thunder Bay, (Northwestern) Ontario, Canada. Eight regional campuses are located in the communities of Dryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon, Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and Wawa.

Areas of Expertise

We offer programming in the following sectors: Access and Upgrading; Aviation; Business; Community Services; Engineering Technology; Health Services; Hospitality/Tourism; Media Arts; Natural Resources; Protective Services; Skilled Trades; and Distance Education and Online Learning. The Regional Education Alliance for Community Health (REACH) building is the newest facility and houses the School of Health and Community Services. This incredible facility is a testament to the ongoing commitment we, at Confederation College, have to the provision of career-ready learning environments, using the techniques, equipment and skills that are in demand today by prospective employers.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:229 bedsLowest: $4,120Highest: $5,180

Sibley Hall is a safe, community oriented, fully staffed, co-ed residence facility. When you choose to live in the residence community, you eliminate the hassle of utility bills, transportation costs, and open yourself to a new type of living. Room styles range from doubles with a common bath to singles with bath. Students living in residence must also buy a meal plan. Meal plans are from $2,650.00 to $3,350.00. For more information, please visit

Career Planning

Campus Employment Service (CES) is a service administered by the Student Union of Confederation College (SUCCI). CES provides part-time employment opportunities on campus to full-time students. Student employees contribute toward the successful operation of Confederation College, and receive valuable experience too! Part-time positions may be available in departments such as; Student Union, Student Residence and Peer Tutoring. Additionally, Confederation College offer academic and career counselling.


All full-time students receive a gold membership to the Fitness Centre. The Fitness Centre is comprised of an air support structure and a main core building. Features include a four lane, 166 metre running track; squash, tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, and beach volleyball courts; the Cardio Centre; fitness classrooms; and 5,000 and 1,200 square foot weight rooms.


SUCCI, the Student Union, is proud to boast one of the best campus recreation programs in Canada. Campus recreation enhances your college experience by offering you great times with good friends. Best of all, these activities are free for college students. We advocate for students, have recreational activities such as ten pin bowling and billiards, as well as support fundraisers on campus.


Confederation College has a variety of clubs to meet a wide spectrum of interests. Clubs on campus enhance student life by providing recreation, athletic, fitness, performance, cultural, social, educational opportunities.

Information Technology

Students are entitled to a number of services, such as network accounts, e-mail addresses, network/Internet access, 480 pages of printing access, and use of Internet café workstations. A minimum of one 'unscheduled' computer workstation is available for every 25 students. Open booking computer lab workstations are available and are distributed across the College based on student population. Standard suite of software on workstations includes Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Office Suite, Virus Software, and Internet Explorer Web Browser, as well as many instructional/educational software packages.


SUCCI is pleased to bring wellness and diversity awareness to the College community through guest speakers, hands on and interactive activities, displays, and fairs. This year's schedule includes National Drug Awareness Week, AIDS Awareness Week, Wellness Week, Alcohol Awareness Week, Responsible Gambling, Safe Break Displays, Day of Remembrance, National Non-smoking Week, Multicultural Fair, Health Fair, and International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination.

Special Services

The Academic Success Centre offers Peer Tutoring and Professional Drop-In Tutoring. The Academic Support Centre also provides service to students with disabilities. Confederation College is committed to providing accommodations to students who have a documented disability. A special service unique to us is the Oshki Anishnawbeg Student Association (OASA), an anishnawbeg culture driven organization. Although OASA members focus advocacy towards Aboriginal Students, we do include the entire student body in our efforts.

Affiliated Institutions

Confederation College has a number of articulation agreements with a variety of secondary and post-secondary institutions. For more information, visit

International Involvement

The College operates in conjunction with development agencies, governments, and businesses in Asia, the Pacific Rim, Central and South America, Cuba, Europe, and Africa. In the community and region of Thunder Bay, the College has taken representatives from a variety of businesses on several successful trade missions. Such links with offshore institutions allow faculty and students to work and study in Japan, the United States, Mexico, and Poland.

Campus Tour

There’s no better way to get a taste of campus life than our guided tours. From financial aid to residence to recreation and more, this is your chance to find out more about life at Confederation College. To schedule a campus tour, visit or call (807) 475-6110.

Modified on February 07, 2017