After You Arrive
- Settle in
- Register with the Internationalization Office
- Attend Orientation
- Pay your tuition fees
- Collect your Campus Card
- Write the English Placement Test, if necessary
- Write the Math Placement Test, if necessary
- Update your new address and phone number
- Learn about our Family Program services for your spouse / children
- Learn about working in Canada
- Connect with IO
- Connect with Memorial
- Learn about immigrating to Newfoundland and Labrador
- Understand the Canadian tax system
- After a long day of travelling, it is important to eat something to give you energy.
- If you are living on campus be sure to arrange with the residence office where to get your keys.
- If you are living off-campus, ensure you have arrangments made with your landlord or with the temporary accommodations you have booked.
- Email your family and let your family know that you have arrived safely. Still have questions? Email: email@example.com
It is very important that you register with our office & do TWO things to complete this process.
1. Complete the ONLINE check in form available through my.mun.ca. Click the 'students' tab; then 'launch' the 'student services' tab, then click "Internationalization Office" and "Check In". If you encounter technical issues try using Google Chrome or FireFox when you 'check in'.
2. Attend ONE 'Information Session' in late August or early September (new students are only required to attend one).
- Tuesday, August 21 @ 11:ooam, The Landing (UC-3018)
- Tuesday, August 28 @ 11:00am, MUNSU Council Chambers
- Tuesday, September 4 @ 11:00am, MUNSU Council Chambers
- Wednesday, September 5 @ 11:00am, MUNSU Council Chambers
- Thursday, September 6 @ 11:00am, MUNSU Council Chambers
- Thursday, September 6 @ 5:00pm, Marine Institute (MI) Student Lounge, C1206 (for MI students)
- Friday, September 7 @ 11:00am, MUNSU Council Chambers
- Monday, September 17 @ 11:00am, MUNSU Council Chambers
*MUNSU Council Chambers is located in the University Centre (UC) on the second floor or UC-2001
- Join our Discussion Group and discover what awaits in each building on the St. John's campus. Date and time TBD in the IO Social Room, Coughlan College (CL2012).
- Undergraduate Orientation Information
- Graduate Orientation Information
- Parent Orientation Information
- Deadline to pay fees is the first day of classes. Once you open a bank account, fees can be paid through online banking by adding Memorial University as a "bill payee".
- Fees can be paid using Memorial Self Service.
- Fees can also be paid in person at the Cashiers Office, Arts Building room AA1023 or by direct bank transfer prior to arrival. For more information about fees payment contact the Cashiers Office at 709-864-8228.
Effective July 1, 2013, Moneris (Memorial's clearing house for credit card payments) will charge a 1.95% convenience fee to those who use a credit card to make payments on student accounts.
Tuition fees are due on the first day of classes of each semester: after this deadline, a late fee will be charged to your Memorial University financial account.
Once you have ordered your campus card online via your My MUN account you can pick it up from The Bookstore, UC2006. Cards will give you access to many areas on campus, including the library.
If you are applying to student residences, you are encouraged to apply for your campus-card on-line.
- Your campus card will be your room key.
- To avoid the line-ups and make your check-in a smooth experience, please request your campus-card on-line by setting up your My MUN account and accessing your "Internationalization Office" tab once you have launched your "Student Services" tab.
- Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Write the English Placement Test:
English Placement Test determines the appropriate English course for which you should register. This test should not be taken by ESL Intensive English Program students. Check requirements HERE
Write the Math Placement Test:
Your new address & phone number is the contact information Memorial will use to communicate with you.
How to update your contact information:
- Visit www.mun.ca
- Select Memorial Self-Service from the top menu
- Log-in using your student number and pin
- Select Personal Information then Update Addresses and Phones
- View your new contact information, select current
- Make the necessary changes and click submit
- Review & select exit from the top right menu to log out
Our office can provide support to international student families as they make the necessary adjustments to settle into their new home in St. John's. The Family Program can provide information on family health care, schools for children, daycares for children, family tax benefits, work/volunteer opportunities for spouses, ESL opportunities for spouses, local community supports and parenting resources. Learn more about our family program.
- Connect with one of our career advisors - Cristina Fabretto or
Francesca Boschetti if you have any questions about job search &
Discussion Group - this program happens every Wednesday from 3:30pm-4:30pm in the summer and it takes place in the IO Social Room (CL 2012). Discussion Group provides support and an opportunity for students to learn new things together. There is always interesting conversation & lots of laughter.
Coffee Club - this program happens every Friday from 3-4:30pm in the summer and it takes place in the IO Social Room (CL 2012). Students casually drop in & have free coffee/tea and sweets and meet other students on campus. You will have the opportunity to learn about Newfoundland and hear fascinating stories from students from all over the world!
Join a Student Group: Research shows that students involved with extra curricular activities on campus, usually have a positive study experience.
If you have any other questions please email us at: email@example.com