New Employee Orientation

Welcome to Memorial University and congratulations on your new appointment!

New employee orientation is an in-person session developed  to welcome and support new employees as they transition to their new job.

Program goals:

  • to welcome you and support your decision to join Memorial University
  • provide you with basic knowledge of University policies and procedures 
  • guide your orientation and development

The session will be offered in September, February and June of each year. Employees will learn about Memorial and have an opportunity to network with colleagues and senior university leaders. Steve Dodge, Director of Human Resources, will welcome employees and present HR101 - a must for all new employees! 

The New Employee Success Program will provide all new employees with knowledge of Memorial's culture, organization, governance, key policies and procedures, benefits and perks, employee resources, services, and programs. This program will ensure new employees are well prepared to take on their new roles - a promising start to an excellent employment relationship. This blended certificate program includes in class sessions as well as online modules.  Making the program flexible and engaging for all. 

 For further information, please contact



Learning and Development

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000