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Start on Track

Start on Track is a summer orientation program for new Dalhousie students and their families and friends!
It’s a jam-packed day to help you become familiar with campus, talk with faculty, meet other new students and their families, and learn what your first year at Dalhousie will be like.

When you come to Start on Track, you will:

  • learn about five main factors that lead to student success in your first year
  • get to know other students, faculty, and staff
  • discover the supports and services available at Dal
  • learn how you can get involved on campus
  • discover how learning outside the classroom is connected to what you learn inside
  • find out how to start developing your career in your first year
  • learn about the financial, academic, and cultural aspects of being a university student
  • explore Dalhousie's Halifax campuses and the beautiful city surrounding them
International students Monday, August 27–Friday, August 31 Schedule
Canadian students Friday, August 31 Schedule
Family & friends Friday, August 31 Schedule


We recommend registering as early as you can! Registration will close on Thursday, August 23 or when we have reached capacity. 

Contact the International Centre or Bissett Student Success Centre for more information.