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New Student Schedule


Day 1 - Monday, September 2nd

10:00 am - 11:30 am Mini Sessions The Landing (UC 3018)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Arrival & Check in University Centre (3rd Floor)
12:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Group Meetings

Campus Tour

PE Gym (PE 2001)

Begin in UC, move to classrooms

Campus wide

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Welcoming Ceremonies Field House
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm PUMP! Field House
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Evaluations & Kits Field House


Mini Sessions: Early bird mini sessions will be taking place BEFORE Orientation begins! The sessions offered will be Navigating St. John's, How to be a Student, and Campus 101.

Lunch: At this time, you’ll get to take a break from your group meeting or campus tour in order to grab a bite to eat! This year, Subway will be providing a light lunch for all new students.

Group Meetings: Group meetings will provide you with an opportunity to meet other students that you will be with for the day! Your group leader will introduce you to other new students at Memorial and play some fun games with the group!

Campus Tours: During the campus tour, your group leader will help to provide you with an overall knowledge of campus! As a first year, your courses will most likely not all be in the same building, so it’s important to know the various buildings on campus. On the tour, we’ll show you various buildings on campus, the library, and the University Centre!

Welcoming Ceremonies: Welcoming Ceremonies are designed to welcome you to your new home – Memorial University! These ceremonies are full of high profile speakers, who want to pump you up for your time at Memorial, and high energy performers, who are excited that you’ve finally arrived.

PUMP: PUMP stands for People Up Meeting People. Facilitated by Tom Brophy, this event will get you up and moving! You’ll interact with more new students and have fun while doing so!

Evaluation and Kits: At the end of the day, you'll get a chance to fill out an evaluation and get a FREE kit full of tons of goodies! These kits contain delicious treats, clipboards, and coupons for more free stuff!


Day 2 - Tuesday, September 3rd

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Orientation Checklist

  • Get a Campus Tour
  • Get Involved @ the Fair
  • Get my Supplies
  • Get my Free Agenda
  • Get my Campus Card
  • Get Wireless
  • Get my Locker
  • Get my Bus Pass
  • Get Connected - Group Meetings
  • CU @ UC
Faculty & School Welcomes Group Meetings


Get a Campus Tour: This provides you with the opportunity to get a personalized campus tour! Our volunteers can show you anywhere on campus that you want to go. If you bring along a copy of your class schedule, we can show you where all your classes are!

Get Involved @ the Fair: The Get Involved fair will take place from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. On campus and off campus organizations will be present to help you learn about volunteer opportunities and clubs/societies that you can join!

Get my Supplies: The bookstore carries a wide variety of school supplies, from pens, to book bags! They will be open all day to provide you an opportunity to pick up some supplies!

Get My Campus Card: If you haven’t already gotten your campus card, Answers staff will be on hand to print your card for you! Make sure to bring a piece of government issued photo ID.

Get Connected - Group Meetings: Group meetings will be taking place all day for different student groups!

Get Wireless: Volunteers and staff will be available all day to help you connect to MUN’s wireless network.

Get A Locker: Answers will be open all day to set you up with a place to store all your belongings during the semester! You can purchase a locker for 3 semesters.

Get A Bus Pass: As many students commute back and forth to Memorial via the Metrobus (St. John’s own bus system!), the Attic will be selling bus passes!

Get My Free Agenda: MUNSU will be handing out FREE agendas on day 2 of Orientation. This way, you can stay organized throughout the year and know all of the important academic dates.