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Here are some of the plans for international student orientation. we will be updating this list are more plans are being made.

 

International Student Winter Orientation 2016

 
 
Tuesday, January 5th
 
9:00--9:30am          Breakfast – Arts & Science Lounge (AS 2C02)
 
9:45-10:45am         Computing Account Setup AS 3003
                                Luke Heald, ESL Coordinator
 
10:45-11:45pm       Living in Student Housing AS 3003
                               Sabrina Short, Residence Life Officer
 
12:00-1:00pm         Lunch – Arts & Science Lounge (AS 2C02)
                                               
1:00-2:00pm           Campus Tour/Student ID Cards
                               Join in on a tour of Grenfell Campus, find your  classrooms and get your student ID cards and library account set up all at the same time.
 
2:00pm                    Wal-Mart Shuttle
                               Get a ride to Wal-Mart to get your much needed supplies. Volunteers will be available to assist and there will be return transportation provided. Shuttle will depart from the Arts & Science Atrium Main Entrance.
 
5:00-7:00pm           English Placement Test (AS350)
                               If you were required to provide proof of English proficiency for admission to Memorial University, you must write the English placement test. This test will determine which English class you will be placed into.
 
7:30-10:00pm         Movie Night, AS 2026
                               Join us for a Movie Night to kick off the Winter Semester. Refreshments will be provided! BYOM (Bring Your Own Mug)
 
Wednesday, January 6th  
9:00-12:00pm         International Students Check-In (AS 270)
2:00-4:00pm          (New International Students Only)
                               Bring along your passport and study permit and Check-In with the International Student Services Office. No appointments necessary.
 
Thursday, January 7th            
3:30-4:30pm          Discussion Group: Understanding Your Health Insurance Coverage AS375
If you have questions about your Health Insurance Coverage then stop into the interactive and informative session. Open to ALL international Students.
 
Friday, January 8th         
2:30pm                   Wal-Mart Shuttle
                               Get a ride to Wal-Mart to get your much needed supplies. Shuttle will depart from the Arts & Science Atrium Main Entrance.
 
3:45pm                    Wal-Mart Shuttle
                               Get a ride to Wal-Mart to get your much needed supplies. Shuttle will depart from the Arts & Science Atrium Main Entrance.
 
3:30-4:30pm          Coffee House (AS 2C02)
Join us for our weekly coffee house. Come out and meet new and returning international students. Open to all students on campus. Bring Your Own Mug (BYOM!) refreshments will be provided.
 
Saturday, January 23rd      Rescheduled until Further Notice
12:00-6:00pm        Annual Snow Shoe Trip to Pasadena Ski and Nature Park
                                    International Students and new Student Housing Residents are invited to take a trip to the beautiful Pasadena Ski and Nature Park. Take a snow shoe walk to their outdoor fire pit and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. After our hike back to the lodge, sit and enjoy a delicious bowl of chili/soup to warm up your bones?!
                                    Cost $10.00. Dress warmly and take additional clothing.
 
Pay at Student Services by Tuesday, January 19th as space is limited.
 
 
 

street address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

20 University Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4
Canada

mailing address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

PO Box 2000
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9
Canada

email addresses:

For questions about the university:
info@grenfell.mun.ca

For questions about the website:
webadmin@grenfell.mun.ca

For technical support questions:
helpdesk@grenfell.mun.ca

telephone:

Switchboard: 1-709-637-6200

Student Recruitment: 1-888-637-6269

Registrar: 1-866-381-7022