Welcome

Come join us for all the great events we have planned during Welcome Week! Specific details for each event are outlined below.

All Week                

Ask Here Booths

A “go-to” location for students with questions regarding tuition payment, student aid, health & dental, and much more.

Sunday,

Sept. 2                             

Residence Move in
Location: All Residences
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Time to get settled in! From holding the door to unpacking the bags, the Welcome Week Team will be on-site to help new students transition to Memorial University Residence Life.

Bed Bath & Beyond Beyond Shuttle
Location: R. Gushue Hall (Parkway Side)
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Forget your bedsheets? How about a shower caddy? Shuttle leaving from R. Gushue Hall every half hour! 

Sexual Harassment Office Consent Clothesline
Location: Hatcher Square
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Explore your inner artist and design your own consent inspired t-shirt.


Café Concert & and Lunch
Location: Hatcher Square/R Gushue Dining Hall
Time: 12– 2:30 p.m.
Showcasing student talent! Come join us for musical performances and lunch!


Residence House Meetings
Location: Your Residence
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Welcome to residence! Residence Coordinators will be available to answer all of your questions and to formally welcome you to your new “home away from home.”


First Year Night Welcome to Residence
Location: Physical Education Gym (PE 2000)
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Arguably one of the best events of ResEx! Join us for a fun night! Bond with your new housemates and learn about those “friendly” inter-house rivalries!

Monday,

Sept. 3                             

Get Your Campus Card
Location: The Landing
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A necessity for all students and staff! Don’t forget to drop by The Landing and smile for the camera! Cheese!

Check in
Location: Physical Education Gym
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.
Students, get your Welcome Week kits, SeaHawks passes and head to The Welcome Show.
Make sure you have registered for Orientation 1000 (CRN 49524) on your Memorial Self-Service account!

Family Orientation
Location: The Bruneau Centre
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Family Welcome Luncheon provides a social setting for parents and family members of new students to interact with representatives across campus in a relaxed and casual environment. Please note that registration is required to attend Family Orientation. To register, Click Here.

The Welcome Show
Location: Field House
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Music, energy, entertainment and a HUGE welcome to incoming students at Memorial University. Designed to provide an exciting start to post-secondary, this event showcases some of our most successful students and athletes, and features performances by the MUN School of Music, MUN Cheerleaders, and MUN Latin Ensemble. Welcome!


Discover Memorial Campus Tour Challenge
Location: Leaving the Field House
Time: 12:30 – 4 p.m.
An interactive campus tour where students are team-led in highly interactive and energetic activities highlighting Memorial’s supports and resources.


@Memorial Picnic & Café Concert
Location: Memorial Clock Tower 
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.
Come join students, faculty and staff for a picnic and refreshments by the clock tower! A great opportunity for students, faculty and staff to socialize and network in a casual setting.


International Students Meet-up
Location: Business Building Atrium
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Welcome to Memorial! Come join us for a social event where you have an opportunity to connect with other international students at Memorial.

Tuesday,

Sept. 4                     

Centre for Nursing Studies Welcome Event
Location: Classroom G06, Ground Floor, Southcott Hall
Time: 8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Attending the Centre for Nursing Studies in the Fall? Join us in the morning for an inside look into what nursing has to offer! Click Here for a schedule of the day.

Graduate Student Orientation
Location: Bruneau Centre
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Welcome to Grad School! Graduate Orientation is designed to help graduate students in their unique transition to graduate school. Click Here for more information.

Get Your Campus Card
Location: The Landing
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A necessity for all students and staff! Don’t forget to drop by The Landing and smile for the camera! Cheese!

School of Nursing Welcome Event
Location: Med School Building
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Attending the MUN School of Nursing in the Fall? Join us in the morning for an inside look into what nursing has to offer! Click Here for a schedule of the day.

Engineering Orientation and Academic Matriculation
Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall and EN 2006
Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Joining the Faculty of Engineering in the Fall? Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Continue onto a look into what engineering has to offer. 

  •  9:00am-10:30am Academic Matriculation ceremony 
  • 10:30am-2:00pm Faculty of Engineering Orientation 

Everything Science and Academic Matriculation
Location: Science Building
Time: 9 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Joining the Faculty of Science in the Fall? Join us in the morning for an inside look into what the Faculty of Science has to offer!
• 9 a.m. - Everything Science Presentation
• 9:45 a.m. - Academic Expo
• 10:45 a.m. - Photo Challenge
• 11:30 a.m - Pizza Lunch
• 12:30 p.m. - Academic Matriculation

Education Welcome Event and Academic Matriculation
Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall and ED 5006
Time: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Joining the Faculty of Education in the Fall? Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Continue onto a look into what Education has to offer.


Mission Impossible – Major Declared and Academic Matriculation
Location: A 3020
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Still undecided? Never fear. Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Then join us to learn how to do what may seem impossible: declaring a major. To register Click Here

  • 10:30am-12:00pm Academic Matriculation Ceremony 
  • Mission Impossible: Major Declared 

Business Administration Welcome Event and Academic Matriculation
Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall and Business Building (RBC Atrium)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Joining the Faculty of Business Administrationin the Fall? Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Continue onto a look into what Business Administration has to offer.

  •  10:30-11:45am Academic Matriculation Ceremony D.F Cook Recital Hall, School of Music
  • 11:45-12:00pm Meet your Business buddy at the Music Building and walk to the Business Building D.F Cook Recital Hall, School of Music
  •  12:00-2:40pm Welcome Event
    •  Pizza lunch and
    •  greetings from the Dean
    •  Mandatory Academic Presentation
    •  Fun and interactive Business Crawl
    •  Opportunity to meet students, faculty and staff, learn about the faculty and your academic program Business Building (RBC Atrium)

Human Kenetics and  Recreation Welcome Event and Academic Matriculation
Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall and PE 2001
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Joining the School of Human Kenetics and Recreation the Fall? Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Continue onto a look into what Human Kenetics and Recreation has to offer.

  • 10:30am-12:00pm Academic Matriculation Ceremony
  • 12:15pm Ice Cream Social

School of Music Student Orientation and Academic Matriculation
Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall and MU 1032
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Joining the School of Music the Fall? Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Continue onto a look into what Music has to offer.

  •  10:30am-12:00pm Academic Matriculation Ceremony
  •  1:00pm Meeting with Dean and Staff in the School of Music

Humanities and Social Science Welocme Event and Academic Matriculation
Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall and IIC 2001
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Joining the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science the Fall? Start off your with Academic Matriculation - the offical celebration of the beginning of your journey at Memorial. Continue onto a look into what Humanities and Social Sciencehas to offer.

  •  12:30-1:45 Academic Matriculation Ceremony
  •  2:00-3:30 Information Session and Departmental Booth Fair


International Student Information Sessions
Location: MUNSU Council Chambers
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Make sure you attend one of the International Student Information Sessions and learn about the resources and services in place for you.


@MemorialU Fair
Location: University Centre 3rd Floor
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Designed to highlight the community partners and campus supports and services for students, this event takes place over two days and provides opportunities to interact with all that Memorial has to offer.


MUN 101
Location: Physical Education Building Lobby and PE 2001
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Unable to attend Welcome events during the day time? Join us to learn about the knowledge/resources that every first year should know. Children welcome!
• 6 – 6:30 p.m.  Café Concert/ Social time
• 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  MUN 101 (panel of speakers from various resources/ departments at MUN)
• 7:30 – 8 p.m.  Campus Tour

Wednesday,

Sept. 5                         

@MemorialU Fair
Location: University Centre 3rd Floor
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Designed to highlight the community partners and campus supports and services for students, this event takes place over two days and provides opportunities to interact with all that Memorial has to offer.


International Student Information Sessions
Location: MUNSU Council Chambers
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Make sure you attend one of the International Student Information Sessions and learn about the resources and services in place for you.


MUNSU Welcome Carnival
Location: Memorial Clock Tower
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Come join MUNSU for a fun filled day of free popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, inflatable rides and more!


Sexual Harassment Office Photo booth
Location: University Centre Food Court
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Show off your photogenic skills with the Sexual Harassment Office’s photo booth!


Instant Choir @MemorialU
Location: University Centre Food Court
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Sing your heart out in the University Centre with the pop-up Memorial Instant Choir! All voices welcome!


Sports Day
Location: Physical Education Field
Time: 1– 2 p.m.
Compete with your fellow first-year students and fellow Sea¬Hawks! Games include dodgeball, tug-o’-war, and more! Tons of fun!

Thursday,

Sept. 6                         

Wellness and Academic Expo
Location: University Centre 3rd Floor
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come learn about all the wellness and academic services on campus!


Campus Chaplaincy Oasis – Puppies and Popcorn
Location: University Centre 3rd Floor
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Come de-stress with our free popcorn and puppies!


International Student Information Sessions
Location: MUNSU Council Chambers
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Make sure you attend one of the International Student Information Sessions and learn about the resources and services in place for you.


Meet Your MUNSU: Know Your Rights
Location: The Loft and MUNSU Council Chambers
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Come meet your executive MUNSU members and learn about your rights as a student.


Pop-up Shakespeare
Location: Memorial Clock Tower (Rain location: The UC Food Court)
Time: 12 – 12:30 p.m.
Readings from the best works of William Shakespeare and others. Get thee to the Rose Garden (outside Music School).


Café Concerts
Location: Memorial Clock Tower (Rain location: The UC Food Court)
Time: 12:30 – 1 p.m.
Live music by Memorial’s students—entertaining, compelling and totally awesome music!

Yoga Class
Location: The Field House
Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Join Reslife in the Field House for a relaxing hour of yoga.

Nature Walk
Location: Meet at the Clock Tower
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. 
Interested in exploring the natural environment around campus? Join us on a walk around the Long Pond walking trail and enjoy Pippy Park.


Graduate Wellness and Information Workshop
Location: GH 2004
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
All things wellness for Graduate Students.

Friday,

Sept. 7                      

Tent Gathering
Location: Green Space Between QEII Library and Memorial Clock Tower
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A fun and educational event for students, staff and faculty highlighting Aboriginal practices and culture.


International Student Information Sessions
Location: MUNSU Council Chambers
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Make sure you attend one of the International Student Information Sessions and learn about the resources and services in place for you.

CHMR Live from the UC
Location: UC Food Court
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Listen to CHMR live from the UC food court.

Café Concert
Location: University Centre Food Court
Time: 12 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Live music by Memorial’s students—entertaining, compelling and totally awesome music!

Sea~Hawks Event
Location: Third Flood UC
Time: 12 p.m. 
Come learn about the Sea~Hawks, play some games for a chance at winning prizes.

Choose you Own Adventure @Memorial
Location: The UC
Time: 1 p.m.

Saturday,

Sept. 8                       

Lord Taylor and Lady Frecker Annual Run
Location: Music Building
Time: 10 a.m.
Join us for the annual road race hosted by Reslife.


Women's Sea~Hawks Soccer Games
Location: King George V
Time: 1 p.m. 
Come cheer on the Women's Sea~Hawks soccer team for their inaugural game of the season as they take on the UPEI Panthers!

Men's Sea~Hawks Soccer Games
Location: King George V
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Come cheer on the Men's Sea~Hawks soccer team for their inaugural game of the season as they take on the UPEI Panthers!

Tuesday,

Sept. 11                    

Cultural Food Festival
Location: The Breezeway
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Cultural Food festival welcome students using foods as a medium of cultural exchange. The vendors are Sugar Mamas, The Jewish Deli, Newfound Perogi, Fatima’s Indian Food and Curry Delight. The joy of food!

Every Monday,             

Starting Sept. 17

Café Concert
Location: The UC Food Court
Time: 12 p.m. – 1p.m.
Live music by Memorial’s students—entertaining, compelling and totally awesome music!

Tuesday,

Sept. 18


Get Involved and Volunteer Expo (G.I.V.E.)
Location: UC 3rd Floor
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Volunteer Expo strives to increase campus awareness of volunteer opportunities available in our community and to provide information about exciting career possibilities in the not-for-profit sector. This Expo will provide agencies with the chance to display information about the volunteer placements offered within their organization. Click Here for more information.

Wednesday,           

Sept. 26

Career & Graduate School Fair
Location: The Feild House
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
There will be employers from many sectors, so arriving with an updated and professional resume would benefit your experience. All career paths are different; the Career & Graduate School Fair hosts a number of employers and graduate programs to better inform students about career options. Click Here for more information

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