What to Expect

Online learning at Dal

Wondering how courses will be delivered this semester? Below you'll find information and resources that will give you an idea of what to expect. 

But remember: each faculty, class and instructor will do things differently. If you have questions about a specific class, it is important that you reach out to your instructor to get answers.

Commonly Used Terms 

Get familiar with some of the commonly used terms in online learning.  

Classes, Exams and Research

Information on course delivery, online exams and conducting research for the Fall semester.

Grading and Student Records 

Information on grading at Dal and tips on how to access student records and transcripts. 

Academic Assessment 

Learn about what it means to be in good academic standing and how it is assessed in your faculty.

Student–Supervisor Relationships

Tips for graduate students to build positive relationships with their supervisor.

Academic Calendars

Academic calendars list all of the courses and programs offered at Dal. They include information on admission requirements, university regulations and degree requirements.

Academic Timetable

The academic timetable lists all courses offered in a particular term.