Learn the ropes: Orientation programs to help you master your remote learning experience

Orientation & transition programs

Have questions about studying at Memorial this year? Get the answers you need with our new, virtual orientation and transition programs. From getting a campus card to using the library system, these non-credit offerings will help you navigate remote learning by covering topics from across the university. Take a look at the offerings below to see which program is right for you.

MUN 101

Undergraduate Students, St. John's Campus 

A high impact orientation and transition program to help first-year students adjust to university life, learn the ropes, become part of the community, and get set for success! MUN 101 is delivered in Brightspace, Memorial’s learning management system, to help you get acquainted with many of the tools and resources you’ll be using when you officially start your degree program in winter 2022. MUN 101 is made up of six different modules to complete week-to-week on your own time. The information from each module will remain in the system so you can access it anytime. 

Log into Brightspace to get started!

Note:  All undergraduate students are automatically registered for MUN 101 and, while not a required program, students are encouraged to complete the course modules prior to January 2022.

MUN 501

Graduate Students, All Campuses

A comprehensive online orientation program designed to help graduate students in their unique transition to graduate school. Offered through Brightspace, this program will include modules that introduce you to Memorial University cover and the roles and responsibilities of graduate students. You will learn how to create an academic, budget and financial plan; maintain wellness and apply self care; and participate in a community of learners and scholars. The information from each module will remain in the system and be accessible at anytime. All new graduate students are invited to participate and will receive an email once MUN 501 is available. Find more information on MUN 501 and other online sessions hosted for new graduate students on the School of Graduate Studies website.

Note:  All graduate students are automatically registered for MUN 501 and, while not a required program, students are encouraged to complete the course modules prior to January 2022.

Your Grenfell Experience

Undergraduate Students, Grenfell Campus

Things are very different for us this semester. Remote learning is new to many of you but rest assured we've been working for months to ensure that your semester is productive and your experiences are valuable. We're here to support you and your success is our greatest priority. We are providing the tools and resources you need to succeed in your courses.

Log into Brightspace to get started!

MI Start-Up

Undergraduate Students, Marine Institute

MI Start-Up is where you will find important information, resources, and key contacts to help ease your transition into the winter semester at the Marine Institute. Reach out if you have any questions or need assistance. If you have completed your courses with us remotely before or are starting new with us this semester, here are some useful resources to help guide you.

MI Start-Up is all about putting you on the path to success. We encourage you to ask questions, reach out and allow us to help you to be the most successful student you can be.



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