ABLE @ Dal Orientation

Orientation for students with disabilities

Note: Registration is now open! More information can be found at


Able@Dal Orientation - Friday, September 2 - Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. (Atlantic Time)

Location: In-person event in The Mona Campbell Building, Room 1108

Able@Dal is an Orientation program specifically designed for first-year Dalhousie and King's students who are receiving academic accommodations due to a permanent disability.  

Led by faculty, staff and students, Able@Dal focuses on skill development and learning strategies that are essential to your success as a student. Students are strongly encouraged to attend this event. Benefits include:

  • Hearing first-hand from students about what it means to be a student with accommodations.

  • Developing a better understanding of accommodations at Dalhousie and King's and how to ask for support.

  • Hearing first-hand from professors on classroom expectations and ways to be successful.

More Able@Dal Events:

Writing Centre Support - Monday, August 29 at 3 p.m (Atlantic Time) 

Speaker: Kala Hirtle, Writing Advisor

Link to join: Microsoft Teams meeting

Friends and Family Session - Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. (Atlantic Time) 

Speaker: Quenta Adams, Director of Student Academic Success

Link to Join: Microsoft Teams meeting

Assistive Technology Demonstration - Wednesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. (Atlantic Time) 

Speaker: Tressa, Alyson, Maria

Link to join: Microsoft Teams meeting


For more information, contact