GENERAL INFORMATION

STUDENT SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Student Support Programs is responsible for the development and administration of programmes and activities for students, the identification and assessment of emerging campus trends, long range and strategic planning, fostering and supporting campus leadership as it relates to student governments, campus societies and campus policy development for students.

Student Support Programs works closely with students, staff and faculty and the community at large to maximize the quality of student and academic life for students. Student Support Programs is comprised of the following speciality areas:

ANSWERS: The Centre for Student Life

The Centre for Student Life includes the following programmes: Peer Orientation Assistants, First Year Seminar Series, Student Ambassadors, Student Success Course, Discover Memorial Tour Program, Leaders Involved in Further Education Program, Leadership Award Program, and the First Year Services Program. The Centre for Student Life also offers: out-of-province financial aid, distribution of Newfoundland student aid, University One Card Program, liquor and locker services. Inquiries concerning any of the above may be made at UC-3005, telephone 737-7461.

Native Liaison Office

In cooperation with the Labrador Inuit Association, native students are provided a range of services to assist with the university experience. Location: UC-4003, telephone 737-2118.

Scholarships, Awards and Financial Aid

Student Affairs and Services administers the Scholarships and Awards Program for the University and emergency financial aid. Inquiries concerning any of the above may be made at UC-4018, telephone 737-7910.

University Bookstore

The University Bookstore is the on-campus site for text, reference and general reading. The Bookstore carries stationery, school supplies, crested clothing, backpacks and memorabilia. Location: UC-2006, telephone 737-7440.

Wellness Education

Wellness education co-ordinates a broad range of health and wellness services for the campus community. Its' main programmes include the peer health educators and the Student Wellness Committee. The wellness educator works in collaboration with various campus and community organizations to help facilitate wellness promotion at Memorial. Location: UC-3005, telephone 737-2659, our web address is www.ucs.mun.ca/wellness.html.

Canada Student Loans

Information regarding the Canada Student Loans Program is available from the Student Aid Division, Department of Education, located in Coughlan College, telephone 729-4244/5849.


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