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Schedule of Events - Click below to download a tentative schedule for 2016.

 Sunday, Sept. 4th


 

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

New Resident Registration

Paton College - Registration will be located at your assigned building in the main lobby. 

Macpherson College - Registration will be located on the first floor of your assigned building.

Burton's Pond - Registration will be located in Corte Real at the Billy Miller Common Room.

 To avoid longer wait times please log in to your my.mun account and pre order your card and accept your occupancy agreement.

Students need to 'check-in' in person and must have a photo identification and their student number.

 

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Welcome Carnival and Picnic 

MacPherson College Quad

Come meet staff members and your fellow residents at the Student and Parent Picnic, CARNIVAL EDITION!

 

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

House Meetings

Your Residence

Once you've breezed through registration, come learn all you need to know about living in Residence at your first House Meeting!

 

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

New Residents' Night

Physical Education Gym

It is time to get to know your new residence! All New Residents gather in the Phys. Ed. gym and get to meet some of the key university staff, student leaders, and each other!. All new residents will have a chance to participate in our Minute to Win It Challenge! Prizes for this event include Smitty's gift cards, BED, BATH & BEYOND items, North Atlantic Zipline passes (worth $1350) and many more!

 

Monday, Sept. 5th


Open Ceremonies

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Field House

Memorial welcomes new students to campus. Opening Ceremonies are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

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Parent Event

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Bruneau Centre

For the parents and families of new students. Learn about the tools available to support your student as they navigate their first year of university life.

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Discover Memorial Interactive Campus Tour

12 - 5 p.m.

St. John's Campus

It’s a chance to see campus, learn a bit about what’s offered, and win some great prizes.

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Memorial Meet Ups & BB

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

St. John's Campus


Meet and connect with other first-year students.

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8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Family Night

Your Residence

Join your fellow residents for a night of games and fun with the Residence Life staff. Our staff are here to assist you in making the most of your community living experience; so do your best to get to know them. Remember that they are working hard to make your house a home.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 6th


 • Make sure that all students who wish to attend orientation register for ORTN1000 online through their self-service account. Details for orientation can be found at

http://www.mun.ca/myfirstyear/newstudents/register.php

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ACADEMIC WELCOMES

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

St. John's Campus


Meet with faculty, staff and students from your faculty.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INFORMATION SESSION

ED 1020

11 a.m. – 1 p.m


The session will cover important information about international students immigration status, health insurance as well as helpful tips and advice for newcomers.

LAUNCH FORTH: ACADEMIC MATRICULATION

1 & 3 p.m.

Arts and Culture Centre

Learn about the academic side of student life, and get initiated into the legacy of Memorial and its history.

@MEMORIALU FAIR

1 - 5 p.m.

University Centre

Get the highlights reel of the various on and off-campus resources available to students.

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6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Bed, Bath & Beyond Shuttle

Machpherson College Lobby

Missing an item for your room?No Problem! There will be a shuttle provided to students to travel from MUN Residence to Bed, Bath and Beyond and back to residence. Happy shopping! 

 







Wednesday, Sept. 7th

@MEMORIALU FAIR 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

University Centre


Missed the @MemorialU Fair on Tuesday? Don't worry—you can still learn about on and off-campus resources available to students.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INFORMATION SESSION

Billy Miller Room

(Corte Real, CA 2000)

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The session will cover important information about international students immigration status, health insurance as well as helpful tips and advice for newcomers

CULTURAL FOOD

FESTIVAL

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

First Floor University Centre
A celebration of the diversity on campus and in the community. Indulge in the cuisine of various cultural foods.

MUNSU WELCOME CARNIVAL

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Clock Tower


Meet the MUNSU (Memorial University of Newfoundland Students' Union) directors and enjoy popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, inflatable rides and more.

 


 Classes Begin

 

Thursday, Sept. 8th


 
WELLNESS AND ACADEMIC EXPO

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Third Floor University Centre


The Wellness Fair highlights the various health and wellness-based resources that exist on campus
and in the community

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INFORMATION SESSION

Billy Miller Room

(Corte Real, CA 2000) |
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


The session will cover important information about international students immigration status,
health insurance as well as helpful tips and advice for newcomers.

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Movie on the Lawn

7:00p.m-9:30p.m

MacPherson College Quad 

Come watch a movie with your new pals at MacPherson College Quad. Bring a blanket and a snack, and relax! 

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Character Assignment

5:30PM-6:00PM

Friday, Sept. 9th


SHINERAMA

All day event

Third Floor University Centre

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INFORMATION SESSION

Billy Miller Room

(Corte Real, CA 2000) 

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


The session will cover important information about international students immigration status,
health insurance as well as helpful tips and advice for newcomers

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PHOTO WALK

12 - 1 p.m.

Long Pond/Pippy Park
Interested in exploring the natural environment around campus? Join us on a walk around the
Long Pond walking trail and see some of Pippy Park. Share your pictures with the hashtag #welcomeweek.

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CAFÉ CONCERT

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

University Centre

 

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Rez Got Talent!

Macpherson College Quad

Think you "got talent"? Want to showcase it to 1,800 other residence students?

Brand new to Memorial University's orientation week, "Rez Got Talent" aims to highlight the unique abilities of our very own residence students. 13 residences will compete, one will win. Grand prize of a free room* for the top act, plus the chance to earn RezEx points for your residence.
Send a video to reslife@mun.ca for your chance to participate!

 

Saturday, Sept. 10th


 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Lord Taylor & Lady Frecker Road Race

Billy Miller Room

A long-standing Residence tradition, the Lord Taylor & Lady Frecker Road Race will have you running around campus in a race to the finish. RezEx Orientation points will be rewarded for both participation and speed! May the fastest person win!

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tailgate

Memorial Stadium Dominion Lot

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1:00 PM, 3:15 PM 

Sea Hawks Games 

Cheer on the MUN Sea Hawks as they take on the Dalhousie Tigers in their first game of the season!

 

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Mario Kart 

13 of your favorite nintendo characters will join up in an all out Mario Kart Balloon Battle, who will end up on top?

Field House

Sunday, Sept. 11th


 

8:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Dance in the Square & Closing Ceremonies

Hunter Square

The biggest event of RezEx 2015 will have you and 1800 new neighbors having the time of your lives! Right outside your new home, this free outdoor dance will be a blast. Expect an awesome party with great music, cool lights, and huge sound! Wristbands are mandatory for attendance and will be provided to all residents.






 

 

Official Dance in the Square Sponsor

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 



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