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Wellness programs

Employee Assistance Program – Memorial provides a comprehensive program of confidential assistance and support for employees, retirees and their family members who are experiencing problems of a personal or family nature.

Group Insurance Benefits Plan – Memorial provides an extensive program of group insurance benefits for employees, retirees and their dependents, including hospital and extended health benefits, dental, life and AD&D insurance, and long term disability insurance.

Work-Flex Program - The Department of Human Resources has developed the Work-Flex Program, an alternative employment options program designed to provide employees with the opportunity to modify their current work arrangements. Options include leave without pay; reduced work hours; or short term lateral position exchange.

Preferred Rate Program- This program is designed to encourage employees and retirees to make better use of campus recreation facilities. Under this program, Memorial will pay up to 50% of the cost of a membership at The Works for employees in St. John's (up to a maximum of $10 a pay period). In Corner Brook, Memorial has partnered with three local fitness centres to offer a similar service to employees at Grenfell Campus.

Wellness and Recreation, Grenfell Campus – A comprehensive program of services created for students is also made available to faculty and staff.

Sexual Harassment – Memorial has a comprehensive policy governing matters related to sexual harassment affecting students, faculty or staff. Visit this site to learn more about the office of the Sexual Harassment Advisor, the university’s procedures relative to investigations and complaints, and other aspects of this policy.

Other Wellness Initiatives - Throughout the year, many other events and activities are planned to promote wellness for all staff, faculty, and retirees at Memorial.