Welcome FAQs

1. What is Fall Welcome? Orientation? When is it? Who can attend? Fall Welcome is the first week of your university life.
It’s a fun, interactive and informative week. You will meet new people and find out all about Memorial. This year will feature welcoming ceremonies, parent and family sessions, a welcome BBQ and much more! Visit our events page for a detailed list of all the events happening during Welcome Week.

Fall Welcome events are open to all new students beginning their first semester at Memorial University.

2. How do I register for Orientation?
Undergraduate students need to register for ORTN1000 through their Memorial Self-Service account. Graduate students can register by emailing ask@mun.ca.

3. What should I bring with me to Fall Welcome?

  • re-usable water bottle
  • your student number (9-digit number)
  • your class schedule (for your presonalized campus tour)
  • government issued photo ID (for your campus card)
  • money, if you wish to purchase MUN clothing or other items at the Bookstore. 

4. When can I pay my tuition and fees?
As soon as you register. For information go to Cashier's Office

5. When can I get my campus card?
You will have an opportunity to get your campus card during Fall Welcome on the third floor of the University Centre. You can also drop into the Bookstore (UC 2006), either before or after Fall Welcome to get your card, or pre-order it online. Make sure to bring a piece of government-issued photo ID with you.

6. What is the alcohol policy?
Alcohol will not be served or permitted at Fall Welcome events.

7. Where can I park?
Parking is limited, so we strongly encourage that students are dropped off at Fall Welcome or use an alternate form of transportation. You may be able to park your vehicle in a metered parking area. Please consult this map to locate all metered parking areas on campus (designated as "MP").

8. How do I arrange an accessibility accommodation?
At Memorial, the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities ensures Fall Welcome events are accessible to all participants. For further information about building accessibility, or have a personal need, please contact the Blundon Centre (blundon@mun.ca)

9. Can parents attend Fall Welcome?
There will be an undergraduate parent and family session taking place at the Bruneau Centre on September 2. Please see the event schedule for more detailed descriptions.

10. What are my responsibilities as a student at Memorial?
As a Memorial student, you are expected to follow the Student Code of Conduct that is applied to all students across Memorial campuses. Know your rights and responsibilities.

11. Can I opt out of Health and Dental insurance?
As a Memorial student, you must have valid health and dental insurance. If you are already covered by another plan (e.g. your parent or family plan), you may opt out of Memorial's health and dental insurance. MUNSU (our undergraduate students' union) handles all health and dental insurance enquiries and can be contacted at frontdesk@munsu.ca or 709 864 7633.

12. I'm a graduate student. Can I attend events?
Yes! In addition to the specific welcome event for all graduate students you are encouraged to join the Fall Welcome events occuring on campus for all  students. This includes: campus tours, welcome BBQ, information fairs, etc.

13. What if I have more questions?

For more information on Fall Welcome, or any general questions, you can drop by ASK in the University Centre, UC 3005, call 709 864 7461, or email ask@mun.ca.

14. What is Academic Integrity?
Academic Integrity (INTG 100A and 100B) is a two-part online course designed to help students understand the meaning of academic integrity and its associated university regulations; how to complete university work with academic integrity; and how to avail of supports to ensure academic integrity. Students can complete INTG 100A in July upon registering for Fall courses. After passing INTG 100A, students can complete INTG 100B during the Fall semester. Students must complete both INTG 100A and 100B in order to receive their registration date and time for their second semester.


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