Office of the Associate Vice-President (Marine Institute) Academic and Student Affairs


The Office of the Associate Vice-President (Marine Institute) Academic and Student Affairs includes the Dr. C.R. Barrett Library, the Office of the Registrar, Student Affairs and the Office of Teaching and Learning. The details of most of the services offered within the division are provided within the section of the calendar describing on-campus services.


The Dr. C. R. Barrett Library collection supports study and research in fisheries and aquaculture, marine technologies, nautical science, and the ocean environment. The collection also includes significant holdings in engineering.


The Office of the Registrar provides a variety of services to support the development of students at the Marine Institute, including program advising, admissions, and registration; grade handling and reporting; application of academic policies and regulations; maintenance of student records; and coordination of graduation and certification activities.


  • Admissions Office works as a division of the Office of the Registrar to admit students to all Marine Institute administered programs. The admissions office acts as the institute liaison with Memorial’s School of Graduate Studies and the provincial department of Advanced Education and Skills.


Academic and Student Affairs provides a variety of services for both current and prospective students. The department includes student recruitment, placement, recreation and fitness, as well as a variety of student support services.


  • The Office of Student Recruitment provides the link between the Marine Institute and prospective students, the office connects with key partners at the secondary, post-secondary and industry levels to ensure that a wide range of prospective students are knowledgeable about available programs. As well, the office coordinates the on-campus tour program and is actively involved in the transition of a prospective student to an applicant.
  • Office of Career Integrated Learning co-ordinates student work term employment in various programs offered by the Marine Institute.
  • Recreation and Wellness Office is responsible for coordinating fitness, recreational and wellness activities for students and staff.
  • Student Support Services These services include but are not limited to: coordinating various student orientations, accommodating students with disabilities, and assisting students address general academic and financial issues. This unit also provides referrals to specialized services available on-campus at the Marine Institute, St. John’s main campus of Memorial University and in the community.


The Office of Teaching and Learning offer services in support of on-campus and online program and course development and redevelopment activities within each of the three schools of the Marine Institute.