Step 11

  • Complete the Graduate Student Preparation Program (GSPP) offered through the Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE). GSPP is your go-to tool to help ease your transition into graduate school. This program will walk you through all of the essential skills and knowledge that you need to be successful in your graduate program. The program can be completed online and at your own pace.

  • Memorial University is proud to offer a broad range of professional skills development programs and services for graduate diploma, master's, and doctoral students. The Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE) offers online and on-campus workshops and resources for graduate students to promote academic readiness, career readiness, career advancement, and professional skills development beyond disciplinary work and activities.
  • All students, including those starting their degree program online, should visit the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) website for current students for a guide to starting your online program/courses, technical resources, examination information, and computing support offered through The Commons.

  • CITL has also created a Student Help site to assist students with remote learning. The site provides information on submitting assignments, presenting and participating in online classes, and accessing learning strategy resources. Live chat support is available through the CITL website.
  • Follow the School of Graduate Studies on Facebook page and Twitter account to stay up to date on news and events related to graduate students. Also, check your email regularly for our monthly newsletter to graduate students.
  • Memorial University’s Libraries continue to deliver services to users remotely. They have an extensive collection of online resources, such as databases, ebooks, e-journals, streaming film collections, and e-reserves, to support teaching, learning, and research. For details on library services that are currently available, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

  • All books (physical and digital), as well as kits, clothing, and school supplies will be available for ordering through the Memorial University Bookstore website.

  • The Student Wellness and Counselling Centre provides services to students via telephone and virtual sessions, with the exception of some physician and nurse appointments. For full details and to book an appointment, please visit the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre website.

  • The Student Volunteer Bureau has a wealth of remote volunteer and professional development opportunities available. Please visit the Student Volunteer Bureau website to learn about how you can stay involved while staying home.

  • The Writing Centre offers a variety of online services, resources, and tutoring sessions for students. For more information, please visit the Writing Centre website.
  • The Glenn Roy Blundon Centre co-ordinates services for students with disabilities and those with short-term illnesses and injuries attending Memorial University St. John’s Campus. Services and accommodations include: assistance arranging academic accommodations for tests and exams (medical or psycho-educational documentation is required), access to assistive technology, orientation of new students, note-taking assistance, card access to wheelchair elevators and lifts on campus, in-servicing of faculty and staff regarding disability issues and accommodations, and a liaising network among students, faculty, staff, and community groups.

    In keeping with Memorial’s commitment to ensuring an environment of understanding, respect and inclusion, the Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Policy establishes principles, guidelines and responsibilities respecting access to University services, facilities and housing for students with disabilities in accordance with the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Act, 2010.

    For further information on services available at the Blundon Centre, get in touch with the Centre by e-mail to, or through the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre website. For information about the services available at Grenfell Campus, by e-mail to, or through the Student Services Learning Centre website. For information about the services available at the Fisheries and Marine Institute Campus, contact the Department of Student Affairs through the Department of Student Affairs website.

  • Staff in the Indigenous Student Resource Centre provide support and services on: tutoring, writing sessions, cultural and social supports, academic supports and referrals, and Indigenous scholarship information and guidance. For more information, please contact the Indigenous Student Resource Centre.

  • Graduate students and families are strongly encouraged to obtain proper medical insurance coverage on an on-going basis. At a time of uncertainty, you want to ensure that you and your family are covered in case of a medical situation or emergency. For more information regarding health insurance coverage please visit the Resources for graduate students website under Health and Wellness. To view the specific health insurance components of MCP, Green Shield Canada Health Insurance, and Foreign Health Insurance, please view the Internationalization Office’s health insurance FAQ.

  • The Sexual Harassment Office serves all members of the university community on all campuses and institutes of Memorial. Visit their website to view the resources and supports available to you.