Be prepared

Memorial’s website alert system will be activated if there is an emergency or closure. A message will be posted on the university’s home page outlining the emergency announcement. Check these websites:

MUN Safe app
Information about emergencies and campus-wide closures are shared via the MUN Safe app. Ensure you have your campus selected and your phone set to receive notifications from MUN Safe. Visit the MUN Safe website for more information, including how to download the app and ensure you have the current version.

Social Media
Check the official university Twitter feed @MemorialU or Facebook page Memorial University.

Listen to local radio stations that provide emergency information in the St. John’s area:

CBC Radio One 640 AM
OZFM 94.7 FM
Coast 101.1 FM
CHMR 93.5 FM (accepts only daytime advisories)

Call the campus switch board for information: 709-864-8000.

University email account holders on the St. John’s campus will receive an email message if they are subscribed to MUN Newsline email service. If you are not receiving Newsline, email

On-campus video monitors (daytime advisories only)
Check informational video monitors located in the following buildings:

Arts and Administration (1st floor atrium)
Science (2nd floor lobby)
Engineering (2nd floor engineering cafeteria)
QEII Library (main entrance lobby)
University Centre (food court)

While governments and organizations at all levels are working hard to keep Canada safe, everyone has a role to play in being prepared for an emergency.

Building awareness is a great first step. With your help, together we can communicate the importance of emergency preparedness to all Canadians.
We encourage all members of the campus community to take three simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies:

We have prepared this short Personal Emergency Preparedness presentation for your information and use within your departments/units.