HR Benefits Bulletin - New rates effective April 1, 2024

Your group insurance deductions will increase as

Single health and dental
- overall increase of $8.53 monthly

Family health and dental
- overall increase of $21.41 monthly


Appeal for MUN Food Banks

January 24, 2024

Dear MUNPA Member,

Last fall, you may have read in local media of problems encountered by the Food Bank on the St. John’s campus. Headlines included “Demand doubles at MUN’s food bank on St. John’s campus,” ( and “The donations have dried up” (Saltwire, Oct. 5, 2023). The campus food bank in St. John’s is turning away needy students and a similar situation is likely at the Grenfell campus. Read more: Appeal for MUN Food Banks



2020 and 2022 MUNPA Tribute Award recipients

On November 28, 2022, President Vianne Timmons hosted a reception at Signal Hill Campus for the 2020 and 2022 MUNPA Tribute Award recipients.  This was the first event since 2019, due to COVID. 




Our 2022 AGM will be held Thursday, June 9th, at Signal Hill Campus. Pre-registration required by June 2nd for in-person and virtual attendance. Further details available on our AGM page.

2022 Tribute Awards

Nominations must be submitted by June 30, 2022.






MUNPA is pleased to announce the recipients of MUNPA's 2020 Tribute Awards...



Christmas Social Cancellation

Due to the fluid conditions surrounding the Covid 19 virus and the government’s decision to temporarily remove the province from the Atlantic Bubble, the decision has been reluctantly made to cancel the planned Christmas social for Dec 3rd ...


2020 AGM - October 8th

Go to the 2020 AGM  Announcement for the latest information and registration details.


MUNPA Facebook Group

MUNPA has created a private Facebook Group for MUNPA members. A private group can only be followed by members and membership must be requested and approved. Join us and spend a little time socializing with people who share a common MUN background. ...



MUNPA Facebook Gift Card Contest

To encourage membership growth in our Facebook group, the names of those who join between today and June 30th will be entered in a draw for a gift card.


TAX Slips

Tax season is upon us. T4As are now available. For instructions on how to access your T4A through Employee Self Service please check here. For information on how to access your Canada Pension ,T4A(P), and Old Age Secutity, T4A(OAS), please check here.



Flu Shots Available

Public Flu Shots now available. Flue Shots are Free.


MUNPA Honours 2 outstanding retirees

Two members of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Pensioners’ Association (MUNPA) were recognized for contributions they have made during their retirement.


Iconic science centre and tourism attraction gifted to Memorial University

The Johnson GEO Centre Foundation has donated to Memorial University the infrastructure and assets of the Johnson GEO Centre, including GEO Park and other adjacent lands ....

Opportunity for individual membership of Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Union Retirees

MUNPA has received a communication from the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour, passed on from MUNFA, suggesting affiliation with the NL Federation of Union Retirees, and through it, to the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC).


Tax Season is Here

Tax slips for Memorial employees and pensioners who signed up to receive their tax information electronically are now available online. To access the tax slips ....

Memorial's Wellness Zone Newsletter

Employee Wellness, Department of Human Resources, is pleased to provide you with the Feburary ssue of the Wellness Zone employee health and wellness newsletter.

MUNPA JOB POSTING - Closing Feb. 12th

MUNPA is seeking to fill the position of part time Office Assistant. We are giving our membership the first opportunity to apply for this position. The Job Description is ...



Flue Shots

Free flu shot clinics 

The Department of Human Resources is partnering with the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre again this year to offer free flu vaccine clinics. A dedicated employee/retiree clinic will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 1-4 p.m. in the Alexander Murray Building (Earth Sciences) room ER-4065

CURAC Announces Travel and Extended Health Insurance

CURAC Announces new Travel and Extended Health Insurance. Two excellent plans are available. MEDOC insurance provides stand-alone travel insurance to cover out-of-province and out-of-country emergencies. RTO/ERO insurance provides extended health insurance for in-province and includes travel insurance at no extra cost. Click here for more detailed information.


MUNPA Office Moved

The MUNPA Office has moved to the Signal Hill Campus (the old Battery Hotel) ...

Memoir Group

Memoir Group meeting time change for September only. 


Aug 30 Tribute Award Deadline

Submit a nomination form for your worthy candidate before the deadline. 

MUN BBQ Postponed

MUN BBQ postponed until Monday Aug 27


Academics Without Borders Volunteer Opportunity

Application Deadline Aug 15th. Learn more about these volunteer medical opportunities in Tanzania ...

Tuckamore Festival

Tuckamore Festival, August 6th to 19th, may well be the most international in its 18-year history. For more information go to  ...


Special July visit to Branscombe's Pond

Branscombe's Pond: Tuesday July 31  10:00 a.m. with August 2nd as the rain day.  Howard Clase will lead a short botanical walk (90 minutes to 2 hours) around Branscombe's Pond ...

Suggestions Wanted

As always, the Programme Committee is looking for suggestions for fall and winter events. Please send these to

Learn more about MUNPA

Go to the About Us or Contact Us pages ...


Invitation to Attend St. John's 2018 Spring Convocation

MUNPA members are asked to please consider attending Convocation to support our new graduates. Replies must be received before May 22nd. Details are ....


Reminder: Call for art submissions

The QEII First Space Gallery is planning its 2018 annual faculty/staff/MUN pensioners art exhibition. You may submit ...

CFUW St. John's Great Big Book Sale 2018

The 2018 CFUW Book Sale is scheduled for May 14 – 16 at the REMax Centre. Details on sale hours and more ...


Free Public Lecture: Sleep as a Foundation for Health - March 15

Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m. This is not a MUNPA event. The lecture details are...

MUN Community Garden Application - deadline March 23 2018

More information and how to apply are ...


T4s and T4As now available online

Memorial T4 and T4A information for 2017 is now available online. To access the information ...

20th Annual MUN Alumni and Friends Curling Bonspiel

Dust off your brooms and join Memorial University alumni, friends and students for the 20th Annual MUN Alumni Curling Bonspiel! - Saturday, February 17, 2018.

Registration closes Friday, February 9, 2018. Details are ...


Temporary Parking Permits in January

MUNPA members are not included in  a message sent to Newsline yesterday and can continue to submit requests for temporary parking permits in January by ....



HR Memo on 2018 Tax Changes

The Department of Human Resources’ payroll manager has posted a memo to the HR website detailing 2018 tax information. Employees, retirees, and survirors are encouraged...

Joy to the World Party

Employees and retirees are invited to join in the fun at this year's Joy to the World holiday party on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 3-6 p.m. at the Breezeway.

Holiday Hosting Program: Share Christmas dinner with an international student!

The Internationalization Office's annual Holiday Hosting Program is seeking hosts for this year.


St. John's Campus Food Bank Christmas Hamper Drive

Donate to the Christmas Hamper Drive for 2017 - The Campus Food Bank is seeking assistance from the MUN community in filling this year's Christmas Hampers. Read full article for details on how to give.

Christmas in November on the West Coast

Reminder that the Grenfell Christmas Social is coming up - November 15!

Invitation to Ceremony of Remembrance

Remembrance Ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9.

Purple Shield Seminar at Grenfell
Purple Shield seminar on advance funeral planning at Grenfell College on Tuesday afternoon, November 7.


MUNPA seeking part-time office assistance

The MUNPA office is in need of office assistance for the next several months for approximately 10 to 12 hours per month.

Nov. 2 Launch of Fall Prevention Month

The NLIPC invites you to join them for the launch of Fall Prevention Month!

Alumni Affairs Public Consultation - Oct. 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm

How can Memorial better connect with Alumni? We want your input

CANCELLED - Visit to Marine Institute Monday, Oct. 23, 10:30 - 11:30
Tour Cancelled - The visit to the Marine Institute Simulator has been cancelled for Monday, Oct. 23, 10:30.
Latest Edition of Your Voice now Online

The October Your Voice News Letter is now available online under the Your Voice tab.


Update to St. John's Group Activities Fall 2017

New and Revised St. John's Events - Bowling, Woodcarving, Outing, Shutterbug. 

Latest Edition of Your Voice Available

The September edition of Your Voice is now online. 

Help Needed

Help Needed: one or two intrepid reporters, columnists or interviewers willing to write something now and then for Your Voice.



St. John's Christmas Social

Save the Date: Thursday, December 7th, 4:00-6:00 p.m.- St. John's Christmas Social