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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 Orientation 2015

 
Saturday, September 5th
Students Arriving on Saturday, September 5th after 00:01am
 
9:00--9:30am         Breakfast Food Court – Catered by Food Court
Students must have a meal ticket to get their breakfast
 
9:45-10:45am         Computing Account Setup (AS 3003)
 
10:45-12:30pm       Living in Student Housing
 
12:30-1:00pm         Lunch (provided)
 Students must have a meal ticket to get their lunch
                                               
1:15-2:00pm           Understanding Your Health Insurance Coverage/Scotia Bank Pre
                                Set-up (AS 2026)
 
2:00-4:00pm           Walking Tour of the City
                               Take a walking tour of the city to see some of the shopping areas and local
                               stores in the area.
 
                                Free Night
 
Sunday, September 6th
Students Arriving on Sunday, September 6th after 00:01am
 
9:00--9:30am         Breakfast Food Court – Catered by Food Court
Students must have a meal ticket to get their breakfast
 
9:45-10:45am         Computing Account Setup (AS 3003)
 
10:45-12:30pm       Living in Student Housing
 
12:30-1:00pm         Lunch (provided)
Students must have a meal ticket to get their lunch
                                               
1:15-2:00pm           Understanding Your Health Insurance Coverage/Scotia Bank Pre-Setup
                                (AS 2026)
 
2:00-4:00pm           Walking Tour of the City
                                Take a walking tour of the city to see some of the shopping areas and local
                                stores in the area. stores in the area.
 
6:30pm                    Housing Orientation Meeting (AS Atrium)
 

 ​Monday, September 7th  

          See 1st Year Orientation Program for a list of activities:

http://www.grenfell.mun.ca/student-services/orientation/Pages/Schedule.aspx

Tuesday, September 8th  
9:00-12:00pm         International Students Check-In  (Student Services)
2:00-4:00pm           (New International Students Only)
                               Bring along your passport and study permit and register with the International Student Services Office. No appointments necessary.
 
Thursday, September 10th             
3:30-4:30pm          Discussion Group: MCP and Foreign Health Insurance AS 375
Open to ALL international Students. Stop by and hear about applying for FREE Medical Care Plan, the benefits/implications of having MCP coverage and how to switch health insurance coverage.
 
Friday, September 11th          
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.
 
Wednesday, September 16th 
2:30-3:30pm          Welcome Ceremony, AS2C02, (Airport Lounge)
International students welcome ceremony
 
Thursday, September 17th     
3:30-4:30pm           Weekly Discussion Group: AS 375
Join us for our weekly discussion group. This week we will be discussing Culture Shock, how do you manage it, and tips on what to do to help make your stay easier.
 
Friday, September 18th          
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.
 
 
 

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

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