Family Orientation

Family Orientation

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Register for Family Orientation by August 30, 2019.

Family Orientation is a half-day event in the Bruneau Centre, held September 2, 2019 during Fall Welcome. Presentations, panels, and workshops are available for families of undergraduate and graduate students aimed at helping them assist their student on campus.

Personalized Campus Tours are available by request on the day.

Schedule of Events - Family Orientation September 2, 9:30-1:30 p.m.

9:30 a.m.  - Registration and Coffee for All (Bruneau Centre Atrium)

10 a.m. - Welcome Remarks (Bruneau Centre IIC2001)

10:15-11 a.m. - The Panel (Representation from Student Life, Blundon Centre,
                               Sexual Harrassment Office, Student Residences,
                               Academic Advising, Wellness and Counselling, Student Support  
                               & Crisis Management, Memorial University Student Union,  
                               and the Graduate Student Union)

11-12 p.m. - Graduate Family Breakout Session (IIC2001)
                        (with remarks from Dr. Danine Farquharson)

11-2 p.m. - Resource and Sponsor Fair Open  (QEII Library)
                     (Undergraduate Family members encouraged to attend at 11 a.m.)

11:30-1:30 p.m. - Undergraduate Breakout Sessions (including Career,
                                   Student Support and Crisis Management, Academic Advising,
                                   and Supporting Student Success.)
                                   Detailed schedule to be promulgated.

1:30 p.m. - Family Orientation concludes

*** Lunch will be available throughout sessions from 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m.**

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