Office of the Registrar
General Information (2017/2018)
7.5 Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies, Office of

  • Deputy-Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies
  • Reynolds, C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Toronto

The Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies provides leadership to create and maintain integrated, effective pan-university supports for students. The Deputy Provost also works with the University’s undergraduate and graduate student organizations to ensure the interests of students are represented in University decision-making processes and committee activities.

The following units are included in the Deputy Provost’s portfolio: Ancillary Operations; Office of the Registrar; Student Life; Student Residences; and the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre.

The Deputy Provost also oversees the administration of the Student Code of Conduct, which outlines the behaviors which the University considers to be non-academic misconduct offences, and the range of remedies and/or penalties which may be imposed. For more information about the Student Code of Conduct, see

7.5.1 Ancillary Operations

  • Director
  • Coffin, R., B.A. Memorial

Ancillary Operations encompasses a variety of operations at Memorial University of Newfoundland, including the Bookstore, Campus Card, Lockers, Liquor Services, Vending, Food Services, and the University Centre. These operations serve to support the university community and enhance the experience of students, staff, faculty and guests.

7.5.2 Registrar, Office of the
  • University Registrar
  • Nault, T., B.Sc. McMaster, M.Ed. Toronto

The Office of the Registrar provides academic support services and systems to prospective and current students. From initial contact, to application, academic advising, registration and graduation, the Office of the Registrar strives to implement continuous improvements to these services and systems. Together with offices at Grenfell Campus and the Marine Institute, the Office of the Registrar serves the University community, including those involved in online learning.

The Academic Advising Centre (AAC) assists students who are at various stages of their academic careers.

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards administers the undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Program for the University and distributes out-of-province Financial Aid.

Student Recruitment is responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate students from local, national, and international markets. Recruitment efforts include school visits, career fairs, online and social media engagement, and other activities focused on students and their influencers.

7.5.3 Student Life
  • Director
  • Massey, J., B.A.(Hons.) King's College London, M.A. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Ph.D. Queen's

Student Life is dedicated to supporting and encouraging students to connect, engage and belong during their time at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dedicated to student achievement and success, this collection of units on the St. John’s Campus includes: Aboriginal Resource Office; Career Development and Experiential Learning; Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities; Student Experience Office; and Student Support and Crisis Management.

7.5.4 Student Residences

  • Director
  • Belbin, B., M.Ed. Memorial

Student Residences provides both on and off-campus housing services and resources for students, as well as summer accommodations for students and visitors. Residences located on campus include traditional residence halls (Paton College), suite style (Macpherson College), Burton’s Pond Apartments, and the Battery Facility Graduate Accommodations. Supports and programming for students living in residence are provided through Residence Life.

7.5.5 Student Wellness and Counselling Centre
  • Associate Professor and Director
  • Cornish, P., B.Sc. Trent University, M.A., Ph.D. Saskatchewan

Family physicians, nurses, psychologists, counsellors and a psychiatrist are available to provide rapid access interprofessional primary health care and to assist students in taking responsibility for their own health and well-being. Programs and supports include the diagnosis and treatment of physical and psychological illness, support for study skills development, career assessment and counselling, the activation and maintenance of wellness and the promotion of health education. The centre also serves as a training site for advanced students in a number of helping and mental health professions.