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Halifax Campuses

A vibrant, collaborative community

Dalhousie’s three Halifax campuses are situated in residential areas, within easy walking distance of downtown Halifax. Historic, ivy-covered buildings and well-kept grounds provide a beautiful and inspiring learning environment. Throughout our campuses, you can sense that this university has been inspiring generations of Dal students to acheive their dreams.

We’ve got your needs covered

You will find everything you need on or close to the campus where you’ll study, including the Dal Bookstore and, of course, a variety of dining options.

A world of knowledge

Our libraries offer state-of-the-art learning and research opportunities. You will have access to one of the largest university library systems in Atlantic Canada. Librarians will provide guidance and help as you work on class projects and research.

Fitness and recreation opportunities

As a student, you will have full access to Dalplex, our primary fitness and recreation facility. You can also choose from the many intramurals and clubs offered throughout the year, from traditional sports like basketball, soccer, hockey and volleyball to activities such as rock climbing, inner-tube water polo, broomball and dodgeball. Or you can try out for one of our varsity sports teams that compete regionally against other university teams in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference and nationally in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS).

Our commitment to safety

Dalhousie University is committed to providing a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Security Services operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year providing vehicle, bicycle and foot patrols across campus.


Dalhousie University has been in involved in environmental and sustainability issues for years. The Office of Sustainability works to incorporate sustainability concepts and criteria into all major university functions. Dalhousie’s College of Sustainability, a first in Canada, offers a common place for the study of sustainability-based problems.