New graduate students at Memorial

Click here for information regarding the Fall 2021 semester for new graduate students.

Congratulations on your admission to Memorial University’s School of Graduate Studies! The Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean of Graduate Studies and her staff welcome you to Memorial’s community. We hope you decide to accept our offer and be part of Memorial’s diverse group of intellectually ambitious and talented graduate students.

As a leading teaching and research university, Memorial is home to some of the top scholars in their fields and finest supervisors in the nation. We’re also committed to providing you with the best possible graduate experience through our nationally recognized academic and professional support programs.

Accept our offer now by contacting the School of Graduate Studies. Ready to get started? We’ve compiled information for you as a new graduate student to help you prepare before you commence your program. Click on each step below for further details.

If you have been admitted to start in Fall 2021 semester, you’ll find additional information for new graduate students in the School of Graduate Studies' Resources for Graduate Students page.

Have any questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out by contacting We’ll respond to your email within one business day.

Step 1 - Accept the offer of admission

Step 2 - Apply for a study permit - for international students only

Step 3 - Understand your responsibilities as a graduate student

Step 4 - Design a budget

Step 5 - Identify important dates and deadlines

Step 6 - Look for housing

Step 8 - Register

Step 9 - Pay tuition

Step 10 - Update your personal information, set up your E-Mail, WiFi, and get a campus card

Step 11 - Review student services

Step 12 - Attend graduate orientation


School of Graduate Studies

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