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Registration Process

Thank you for your interest in attending Memorial University! We are pleased about the prospect of your attendance at our St. John’s campus. We have a number of important items for you to consider regarding the registration process.

Now that you have received your assigned registration date and time, please note that it is in your best interest to register as close to this time as possible. If you want to confirm your registration time, you can do so by logging into your Memorial Self-Service and opening the registration tab. To learn more, please see the Guide to Memorial Self- Service, the system used to register for your courses.

Once you familiarize yourself with the online registration procedures and the registration process, you will be ready to log into the registration system through Memorial Self-Service. You will need two pieces of information to log on to this system:

• Your Student Number

• Your Personal Identification Number (PIN). Your PIN is your date of birth in the format YYYYDD. For example, if you were born on September 15, 1986 your PIN would be 198615.

We strongly encourage you to log on to Memorial Self-Service before your assigned time for registration, so you can plan your schedule and learn about the system.

Please note that it is the student's responsibility to provide all required documentation as soon as it is available and confirm that they meet the final admission requirements to Memorial. For our out of province students, if you have not done so already, be sure to send an official copy of your final transcript to the following address: Admissions Office, Office of the Registrar, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7. 

Academic Advice 

If you have not already been in contact with an Academic Advisor or another representative from Memorial regarding your course selection, please send an email to and request that an Academic Advisor contact you. Please include your student number and your intended program of study in your email.

It is also recommended that students read the information provided in the Guide to First Year prior to contacting an advisor so that you can have your questions ready.   

Math Placement Test (MPT)  

For Newfoundland high school students that have already written the Math Placement Test (MPT), please note that marks are now available online. If you have not yet written the MPT, and you plan to take a first-year math course, you should remember to register for the MPT when you register for your courses using Memorial Self-Service. You can find the MPT among the course offerings by typing 1MPT for the course number. Remember that your score on the MPT can affect your eligibility to register for certain math, chemistry, physics and engineering courses.

If you did not obtain the appropriate mark on the MPT, an Academic Advisor can assist you with deciding which courses you should take. You can contact an academic advisor by emailing or calling 709-864-8801.


Have you heard about MUNlive, Memorial’s chat service for new and future students? You can chat with a Memorial representative LIVE by clicking the link and selecting Undergraduate Studies. 


We strongly encourage you to attend Orientation events on January 5th, 2013. You can register for Orientation when you register for your courses. It is listed as ORTN 1000 within the course selections. Please visit the Orientation website for more information on Winter Orientation to be posted soon. 


If you have questions about your housing status for the winter semester, please email Memorial’s Student Housing Office at You can also consult the Student Housing website for information regarding living on and off campus.

The Student Housing office does not cancel on-campus accommodation for applicants who are ineligible for final admission due to final high school results. Students who are denied admission for this reason must notify Student Housing at to cancel their accommodations and request a confirmation fee refund. This request should be made immediately following confirmation of final admission status.  


If you have received an early entrance scholarship offer from Memorial, please note that you will receive confirmation of your scholarship after final admission averages have been confirmed. A letter confirming your scholarship will be sent to the permanent mailing address you have on file with the university.

If you did not receive an early scholarship offer, but feel you qualify for a general automatic entrance scholarship, please contact the Scholarships Office to inquire about the possibility. Payments for entrance scholarships will be applied to students’ Memorial University accounts throughout December and the early part of the winter semester. 

Change In Your Personal Info? 

Changes to your contact information can be made through Memorial Self-Service. Please check this information and ensure it remains accurate once you arrive in St. John’s. If you are unfamiliar with Memorial  Self-Serivce you can view the Guide to Self Service.

Not Attending MUN? 


If you will not be attending Memorial this winter, please contact the Admissions Office by email : or by telephone: (709) 864-4431 to request that your application be withdrawn for the Winter 2013-2014 semester.


Should you have questions that have not been answered in this newsletter, please contact the Establishing Student Relationships Program staff at

We hope to see you at Memorial soon!