Start on Track – Online

Preparing to come to Dalhousie

Start on Track - Online is now open! 

Start On Track - Online
 is a program for new Dalhousie students and a great way for you to get a head start and prepare yourself for your first semester. By completing the modules within this course, you will: 

  • learn tips and tricks to be successful in your first year at Dal
  • identify on-campus resources that are available to you as a student 
  • navigate various university systems and processes (like Brightspace - did you know class information will be in there too?)
  • connect your values to Dal (integrity, fairness, excellence, and all that fun stuff)
  • reflect on why you're in university and consider steps around career exploration (trust us, you don't need to know the answers just yet) 

Topics you will explore

  • Preparing for your academics at Dal
  • How to manage your money in university
  • Accessibility at Dal
  • Taking care of your health
  • Alcohol & substance use safety
  • Creating a consent culture on campus
  • Your new Dalhousie communities
  • Using the Dalhousie libraries
  • About academic integrity

Start the modules today!


With special thanks to Dalhousie's Centre for Learning & Teaching


Add Start on Track to your Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

Your Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is an official document from Dal that records your extracurricular and volunteer activities. Add Start on Track – Online to yours when you complete all 8 modules