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Academic Welcomes

Academic welcomes are organized by faculties and schools for their incoming students. Check out some of the details of the various academic welcomes below!


Name: Faculty of Arts Welcome Session

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Location: Bruneau Centre, Innovation Theatre, IIC 2001


The Welcome Session will give you the opportunity to:

  • Meet other Arts students
  • Learn more about the Faculty of Arts major and minor programs, as well as diploma and certificate programs
  • Browse our Departmental Fair and get a chance to explore the social and academic atmosphere of the Faculty of Arts.
  • Hear from our panel as they share their experiences at Memorial and answer your questions
  • Meet professors and staff
  • Gain a better understanding of your program’s academic expectationS

Join us for TREATS and an exciting information session!



Name: Everything Science 2014

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Science Building lobby (2nd floor, in front of SN 2109)



As part of Memorial University's Orientation activities, the Faculty of Science is hosting Everything Science 2014. At this event, incoming students will discover exciting opportunities to pursue science at MUN. They will get acquainted with the nine science departments during our faculty expo, meet existing science students from our clubs and societies, and complete science-based challenges during our cross-campus photo scavenger hunt. Prizes and free food and goodies will be up for grabs!



Name: Bachelor of Commerce Term A/B Orientation Fall 2014

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Location: BN-3007



Congratulations on being accepted to Memorial and Welcome to the Faculty of Business Administration! We are very excited to have many new students entering into the B.Comm (co-op) this year.

Your first year of university will be a very exciting time; however we know that sometimes it can get overwhelming! There is so much to do: choose courses, register, buy books, and find your way to class. The Faculty of Business Administration is here to help you along the way and to provide you with the guidance you need to complete your business degree.

We have organized a mandatory orientation session to provide you with all the information you need to get through your first year and on your way to getting your business degree.

The Orientation Session will give you the opportunity to:

• Meet other business students
• Learn more about the B.Comm (Co-op)
• Learn about procedures and dates to remember
• Ask Questions



Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

Location: EN2006

A great start to your engineering first year! Hosted by the Engineering Society B! You will be welcomed by the Dean of Engineering, gain some useful information, go on a tour with a twist, learn about engineering student societies, meet your fellow classmates and have lunch!



Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Location: H2956



Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall (MU-1045)




Name: Graduate Orientation Welcome Event

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Location: Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation



The School of Graduate Studies, the Division of Student Affairs and Services, and the Graduate Students' Union invite you to the annual Graduate Orientation Welcome Event, for all new graduate students at Memorial University (those students admitted to graduate programs for the current year, from Winter to Fall semesters).

The Welcome Event will include; a greeting from Dr. Gary Kachanoski, President of Memorial University, a keynote address from the Dean of Graduate Studies, information sessions, booth presentations, free food and giveaways!



Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location: PE2001

Join us at the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation for ice cream and the chance to meet your future professors and classmates. The HKR Student Society will be there adding to the fun and Co-operative Education will also be on hand to answer any questions you have about the next four years.




Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Location: ED2018A

Primary/Elementary First Degree

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: ED5006

Music Education

Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: ED2030B


Date: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: EN 2040

The School of Social Work is pleased to welcome 60 new students to the BSW program on September 2nd, 2014. Students are asked to arrive at 8:30 am at EN 2040, where they will be welcomed by senior students, faculty and staff. A Class photo will be taken, students are asked to bring their photo permission form.

This event fosters the opportunity to interact with classmates, faculty, and staff and receive essential information about the BSW program and student services. The event also features a panel of students, MUNSU, NLASW, staff and faculty speaking about the program and the profession. As part of the festivities, students will join with the Dean, faculty, and staff and senior students for a luncheon. Students will also participate in faculty-led academic discussion groups, and an experiential learning activity that introduces the second part of the welcome event that is scheduled for Saturday September 13th, 2014. This mandatory part two of the Welcome Event is a Service-Learning initiative that enables students to interact with the community and experience specific social work core values outside of classroom instruction. The Service-Learning experience will be joining with Suicide Survivors in the 2nd Annual Walk for Suicide Prevention and to Remember Those Who Died by Suicide. After the walk and dialogue with survivors, students will meet in faculty-led groups to reflect on their experience.