MUN 501: Virtual Graduate Orientation

We’re excited you’ll be joining Memorial University. The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) will be offering MUN 501, a virtual graduate orientation for students admitted into graduate programs for the current year, from Winter to Fall 2020. MUN 501 will be offered through Brightspace and is designed to help graduate students in their unique transition to graduate school and remote learning. MUN 501 will include: an introduction to Memorial University and the School of Graduate Studies, graduate life at Memorial, academic planning, socialization and community building, wellness and self-care, and finance and financial literacy. These topics will better prepare you to start your graduate program as an online or remote student at Memorial University.

You will receive an invitation to MUN 501 by email soon. If there’s anything we can do to help, please let us know by contacting In the meantime, you can learn more about the wide variety of resources that are available to Memorial graduate students on the Resources for graduate students webpage. For general information on steps to take as a new graduate student, please refer to the New Graduate Student webpage.

You can view videos from Graduate Orientation 2019 below:





School of Graduate Studies

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