Request to Half-Mast Flags

Minimum 3 days/72 hours notice required

Memorial University observes declared provincial and/or national periods of mourning, as well as the deaths of members of the University community, by half-masting all Flags during these periods. By providing the information below, you are advising of the passing of a person affiliated with Memorial University so that appropriate University observances can be arranged, or you are requesting the lowering of Flags at one or more campuses to mark an occasion of particular relevance to Memorial University. For more information, please consult the University’s Flags Policy and Procedures. In addition to the lowering of Flags as a mark of respect and informing the University community, the information may be used to arrange other observances; in the case of a death this may include messages of condolence, university procession at a funeral, etc. If you have any questions, please contact Marketing & Communications at 709-864-8664 or

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The information on this form is collected in connection with the administration of Memorial University’s Flags Policy. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (SNL2015 Chapter A-1.2) and is used for the purposes of communications, program planning and human resource management. Questions about this collection and use of personal information may be directed to the Division of Marketing and Communications at 709-864-8664 or