Family Orientation

Family Orientation

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Family Orientation is a half-day event in the Bruneau Centre, held during SOAR (Summer Orientation and Academic Readiness on July 4) and during Fall Welcome (on September 2). 

Presentations, panels, workshops, and tours are available for families of students aimed at helping them assist their Memorial student find the many opportunities and supports on campus.

Here are some of the offerings for 2019:

Accommodating Students

Information on what the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities can do for students, how students can access the Blundon Centre and how families can guide students through these processes.

Guiding Undeclared Students

Memorial's Academic Advising Office will speak about academic supports available to undergraduate students who are still exploring their academic options.

Supporting Students in Crisis

Hear from Student Support and Crisis Management professionals about best practices in supporting a university student, including emotional, wellness, and financial supports in time of crisis or hardship.

Shaping your Career on Campus

Career Development (Student Life) offers a number of programs and resources that empower students to explore how their interests, strengths, and values along with their skills and experiences can shape their career choices and employment goals. Learn from Career Advisors about the supports available to assist students with their career planning.

Registration for Familiy Orientation offerings during SOAR and Welcome Week will be available soon.

For further information, please contact the Student Experience Office at


Student Life

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