Tuesday, September 3rd
9:00 am – 4:30 pm - Orientation Day Activities (see attached schedule)
4:30 pm - Pizza on the Patio
Relax after a long first day of pharmacy school and get to know your new classmates as well as other years! Faculty and staff welcome.
Wednesday, September 4th – 1st day of classes!
5:00 pm - Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) Welcoming Session
Location: Lecture Theatre A
Food and beverages will be provided!
Thursday, September 5th
7:00 pm - Bowling Night (then pizza to follow)
Location: Holiday Lanes, 27 Elizabeth Ave (across the street from Canadian Tire)
Come out and enjoy a classic evening of Glow Bowling! Wear all the white or neon you can find, and light up the lanes with pharmacy spirit. Pizza will be provided, and faculty and staff are welcome. This is a really popular event for Orientation Week, so it’s one you definitely don’t want to miss!
Friday, September 6th
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm - Memorial University Pharmacy Society Mixer
Location: Student Lounge, HSC
Let loose at your first pharmacy mixer in the Student Lounge. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available; must be legal age to buy alcohol. Please bring ID. Faculty and staff are welcome. Mixer theme will be announced during the first few days of classes.
Saturday, September 7th
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm - Movie Night
Location: Main Auditorium
Why to to Empire Theatres when you can see a movie in the comfort of your own school? Our snacks are free and you can put your feet up on our seats. Faculty and staff welcome!
Sunday, September 8th
2:00 pm - Photo Scavenger Hunt
Location: Starts outside the Professional Practice Lab
Meet at the School of Pharmacy PPL and then set out with your team. Racing around town trying to complete crazy tasks is a great way to get to know the city and your teammates. Faculty and Staff are welcome.
Monday, September 9th
8:00 pm - Dodge Ball
Location: The Works Gym, MUN
If you can dodge traffic, you can dodge a ball. Come and enjoy this epic sporting event that is respected by all pharmacy students, both newbies and old-timers alike. Just remember the five D's of Dodge Ball: Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, and Dodge.
Tuesday, September 10th
7:00 pm - Trivia Night
Location: Main Auditorium
You know those useless little facts that never seem to come in handy, now is the time to use them! Show off your knowledge of sports, literature, music, celebrity gossip, movies and so much more - and make some friends along the way.
Wednesday, September 11th
7:00 pm - P-DAY!
Location: St. John’s Lions Club on Newtown Road (behind the Remax building)
A pharmacy tradition, P-Day is the best party of the year!! We have lots of fun events planned, and friendly competition too. For those of you not from ‘The Rock’, be prepared to get screeched in! Due to limited capacity, this is a pharmacy student only event, for those of legal age (19+). This event is BYOB!
Thursday, September 12th
7:00 pm - Scholarship and Awards Night
Location: HSC Main Auditorium
Although not officially part of Orientation Week, Awards Night is held at this time every year to recognize student achievement. It is followed by the Class of 2017 class picture taken on the steps of the main auditorium. Business/professional attire is required. All students are expected to attend. Wine and Cheese reception to follow in the foyer.
Monday, September 16th
12:00 - 2:00 pm - Scotiabank Lunch and Learn
Location: Lecture Theatre H
We encourage student to attend this event! Scotiabank is taking the time to prepare a talk and provide lunch to pharmacy students and we would greatly appreciate if students would please attend this event. A sign up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board. Please indicate your preference of pizza or subs. This will help determine what will be served for lunch!