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Upcoming Events


Connect with the Dal community at an event in your area, online or at a special event on campus. Many faculties will be hosting Preview Days in the coming months. A Preview Day is a great opportunity for you to meet current students and professors, see faculty facilities, attend a sample lecture and more. Have questions about an upcoming event? Contact Katherine Cross at 902-494-2587.  

Teachers and guidance counselors who are interested in arranging a school visit are encouraged to contact an advisor

On-campus Events / Preview Days

Campus Tours

There's no better way to see if Dal's the school for you than to visit campus and see what life here is like! A team of current students will show you around our main Halifax campus or our agricultural campus in Truro. Learn more and book your tour online today.

Discover Engineering in Truro (Agricultural Campus) March 23

As a future engineering student at Dalhousie, you have choices. You have the option to complete the first two years of your degree at our Halifax or Truro campus. Visit our Truro campus on March 23rd from 3:30 to 5:30pm to tour our Engineering Department, meet current students and profs, and see the kinds of hands-on opportunities available to you. Learn more about Discover engineering on the agricultural campus.

Register now

For more information and to register please contact Gillian Hatch.  

Preview Days - Agriculture March 10, 17 and 24

Spend a day getting to know the people and
places that make the agricultural campus the perfect place for you to live and learn at Agriculture Preview Day.

Observe a class, tour campus and learn more about what will make your experience unique. Find out about transitioning to university life, have lunch with faculty representatives and get your questions answered. Come explore the campus in Truro, N.S.

Register now

Computer Science Test Drive for NSCC Students April 1

Test Drive CS at Dalhousie University is an opportunity for NSCC IT students to test drive a CS class at Dal, learn about Dalhousie’s 2 year articulation agreement with NSCC for our Bachelor’s in Applied Computer Science, hear tips for applying to Dal, and help you learn about the career benefits of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Learn more and register now

Online Events

Halifax Residence Information Session (Canadian Students) March 21

Connect with our residence team to learn more about your housing options on the Halifax campus. You'll learn what our residence community is like, what to expect in residence and how to apply for your room.

Register now 

Welcome Sessions

Welcome Sessions for Incoming Students

Have you been accepted to Dal and are now wondering what's next? Join us at a welcome session in your area to connect with other students, learn how to select and register for your classes, get the dates and details of residence move-in and orientation, hear what your next steps are and more.
 

Location
Venue
Date & Time   Register  
Antigonish   Claymore Inn and Suites April 26, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Bridgewater Osprey Ridge Golf Club   May 3, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Burlington Royal Botanical Gardens   May 2, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Calgary Petroleum Club   May 2, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Charlottetown Rodd Charlottetown April 27, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Fredericton Delta Fredericton April 25, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Halifax McCain Building (6135 University Ave.) 
May 10, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Moncton Delta Beausejour April 24, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Ottawa Shaw Centre May 1, 7 p.m.
Check back soon
Saint John   Saint John Arts Centre   April 26, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Sydney Membertou Convention Centre April 25, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Toronto Toronto Botanical Gardens   May 3, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Truro Banting Building (39 Cox Rd.)

April 27, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Vancouver Vancouver Convention Centre May 1, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Wolfville   Old Orchard Inn   May 1, 7 p.m.
Check back soon  
Yarmouth
Rodd Grand   May 2, 7 p.m. Check back soon  

Canada Events

Alberta

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Curtis Clarke for more information.

Location

Event

Date  

Registration

Calgary (The Petroleum Club) Welcome Session May 2, 7 p.m. Check back soon

British Columbia

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Curtis Clarke for more information.

Location

Event

Date & Time

Registration

Vancouver (Vancouver Convention Centre) NACAC - Vancouver International Universities Fair April 30, 1 - 4 p.m. Not required  
Vancouver (Vancouver Convention Centre)
Welcome Session
May 1, 7 p.m. Check back soon

Manitoba

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Brandon Randall for more information.

New Brunswick

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Gillian Hatch for more information.

Location 

Event 

Date & Time 

 Registration

Fredericton (Delta Fredericton) Welcome Session
April 25, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Moncton (Delta Beausejour) Welcome Session April 24, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Saint John (Saint John Arts Centre) Welcome Session   April 26, 7 p.m.   Check back soon  

Newfoundland and Labrador

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Paul Coffin for more information.

Northwest Territories

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Curtis Clarke for more information.

Nova Scotia

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Adam Robertson for more information.

Location  

Event

Date & Time

 Registration

Antigonish (Claymore Inn and Suites) Welcome Session April 26, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Bridgewater (Osprey Ridge Golf Club) Welcome Session
May 3, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Halifax (McCain Building, 6135 University Ave.) Welcome Session   May 10, 7 p.m. Check back soon  
Sydney (Membertou Trade and Convention Centre) Welcome Session
April 25, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Truro (Banting Building, 39 Cox Rd.) Welcome Session
April 27, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Wolfville (Old Orchard Inn) Welcome Session May 1, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Yarmouth (Rodd Grand) Welcome Session May 2, 7 p.m.
Check back soon

Nunavut

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Curtis Clarke for more information.

Ontario

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Nick Little for more information.

Location Event Date & Time   Registration  
Burlington (Royal Botanical Gardens) Welcome Session
May 2, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Ottawa (Shaw Centre) Welcome Session
May 1, 7 p.m. Check back soon
Toronto (Toronto Botanical Garden) Welcome Session May 3, 7 p.m. Check back soon

 

Prince Edward Island

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Gillian Hatch for more information.

Location   Event   Date & Time   Registration  
Charlottetown (Rodd Charlottetown) Welcome Session
April 27, 7 p.m. Check back soon

Saskatchewan

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Brandon Randall for more information.

Yukon

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Curtis Clarke for more information.

International Events

Additional Countries

We visit many countries around the world each year to connect with students, parents, guidance counselors and agents. To learn more about when we'll be in your region or to inquire about scheduling a visit please contact Chris Vickers or Adam Robertson.  

Bermuda

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Katherine Cross for more information.

Saudi Arabia

Event Date & Time  
International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE), Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 2446 King Abdullah Road April 12, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE), Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 2446 King Abdullah Road April 13, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE), Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 2446 King Abdullah Road April 14, 4:30-10 p.m.
International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE), Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, 2446 King Abdullah Road April 15, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

United States

Location Event & Venue   Date & Time
Contact
California - Anaheim   NACAC – Orange County National College Fair - Anaheim Convention Center Hall E, 800 W Katella Ave April 23, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Chris Vickers  
California - Arcadia   Out-of-state & International College Fair - Santa Anita Park, 285 W Huntington Dr April 24, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Chris Vickers
California - Camarillo NACAC - Ventura / Tri-County National College Fair - Camarillo Airport, Sun Air Jets – Hangar 3, 555 Airport Way April 26, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Chris Vickers
California - Cerritos Out-of-state & International College Fair - Cerritos Performing Arts Center, 12700 Center Ct Drive South April 27, 9 - 11:30 a.m. Chris Vickers
California - Daly City NACAC - San Francisco National College Fair - Cow Palace Arena and Event Center, North Hall and Arena Floor, 2600 Geneva Ave April 29, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Chris Vickers
California - Ontario NACAC - Inland Empire National College Fair Ontario Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
2000 E Convention Center Way
April 19, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m.
Chris Vickers  
California - Pasadena
Los Angeles National College Fair Pasadena Convention CenterExhibit Hall A & B 300 E Green St April 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m. Chris Vickers
California - San Diego
NACAC - San Diego National College Fair - San Diego Convention Center, Exhibit Hall H, 111 W Harbor Dr April 25, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 6 - 8:30 p.m. Chris Vickers
District of Columbia   One on one advising appointments April 25-26 - individual appointments can be booked by contacting curtis.clarke@dal.ca Curtis Clarke  
Maine - Scarborough Consider Canada Fair, Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive April 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Curtis Clarke
Maryland
One on one advising appointments April 25-26 - individual appointments can be booked by contacting curtis.clarke@dal.ca Curtis Clarke 
Massachusetts - Boston   NACAC - Boston National College Fair - Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Hall C, 415 Summer St May 7, 2 - 5 p.m. & May 8, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Chris Vickers 
Massachusetts - Boston and surrounding area
One on one advising appointments   April 23 - individual appointments can be booked by contacting curtis.clarke@dal.ca Curtis Clarke
New Hampshire - Exeter
Consider Canada Fair - Exeter High School, 1 Blue Hawk Dr April 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Curtis Clarke 
New Hampshire - Hanover Consider Canada Fair - Hanover High School, 41 Lebanon St April 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Curtis Clarke
Rhode Island - Providence   NACAC - Providence National College Fair  - Rhode Island Convention Center Halls A/ B, 1 Sabin St May 8, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Chris Vickers
Vermont - South Burlington
Consider Canada Fair - South Burlington High School, 550 Dorset St
April 3, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Curtis Clarke

Wondering if we'll be visiting your school or community this year? Contact Chris Vickers for more information.