Truro Start Program
Where small classes meet big impact.
Starting your first year in Truro gives you the opportunity to join a small cohort with dedicated resources and support to build a strong foundation in your chosen field before transitioning into your second and final years in Halifax.
Why start here?
You'll benefit from the reputation of a degree at Dalhousie, plus there are many reasons to spend your first year in Truro:
- Guaranteed a room in residence
- One-on-one advising to build strategies for success
- Live in a small, active town with cafes, restaurants, hiking and more
- Bachelor of Science students (BSc) can join a first-year interest group (FIG) to meet other members of your cohort
- Smaller class sizes in first-year courses like Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, Statistics, English, Computer Science, Programming, Computer Systems, Psychology, and Sociology.
Programs & Worksheets
These worksheets are intended to help guide first year students in making your first-year course selections.
Majors in: biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, marine biology, microbiology and immunology, neuroscience and psychology, and physics
BSc course planning worksheet [PDF-220KB]
Computer Science course planning worksheet [PDF-287KB]
worksheet coming soon
How to apply
Interested students can follow these steps to apply:
- Apply for the program of interest, as noted above
- Select the Truro campus on your application
- After acceptance into your program, complete applicant information form
- The Coordinator will contact you with next steps
For more information on the program and support with your application, contact Ashley Coffin, Program Coordinator.