Contact Us

Online appointments:

We appreciate that you are practicing social distancing by not dropping by the International Centre, so we’ve moved to all online appointments. We miss seeing you and look forward to welcoming you when it’s safe to do so.

If you need to book an online appointment, please visit our online booking site
For general International Centre related questions, please call us at 902.494.1566


International Students who have had their mail delivered to the International Centre can now pick up their mail from the Risley Hall Front Desk, open 24 hours a day.

Risley Hall is located at 1233 Lemarchant St, Halifax, NS B3H 3P6 (Phone: (902) 494-1083).


For official COVID-19 updates from Dal, visit:

Halifax (Studley Campus)

International Centre
LeMarchant Place, Suite 1200
1246 LeMarchant Street
Phone: 902-494-1566

Centre open hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm 

The International Centre's appointment form can be found here.

Exchange Advising

If you are looking to make an appointment for Exchange Advising, select "International Exchange"

  • Gillian MacDonald-Petty - Exchange Advising

Immigration Advising

For immigration or other advising select "International Degree Seeking". Then select any one of the following advisors:

  • Quiling Wu - Immigration Advising
  • Teresa Inacio - Immigration Advising
  • Said Msabaha - General Advising

Please note that the Main Campus is Studley Campus.

Student Advising Hours (by appointment)

  • Check in for your appointment at the International Centre during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm​)

Drop-In Hours - Peer Supporter (no appointment required)

Meet with a Peer Supporter. Peer Supporters guide, direct and provide information about accessing information on the International Centre immigration site, IRCC and Nova Scotia office of Immigration.

Tuesday 9am–1pm
Wednesday 1:30–4:30pm
Thursday 3–6:30pm
Friday 1:30–4:30pm


Same-Day Appointments With International Centre Advisors

International Student Advisors provide assistance and advice when students encounter immigration related challenges, such as permit refusals, registration status changes, leaves of absence, etc.

Monday 10am–12pm (noon)


9am–12pm (noon) 

Wednesday 9am–12pm (noon) / 1–4:30pm
Thursday 10:30am–12pm (noon) / 1–6:30pm
Friday 9am–12pm (noon) / 1–4:30pm

Social worker, Hazel Ling, is available for appointments at the International Centre on Tuesdays from 10am–3pm. Call 902-494-1566 to make an appointment.

Halifax (Sexton Campus)

Melda Murray Student Centre (MMSC)

A/B Building (A109), 1360 Barrington Street

Office Hours: 

Monday 1–4:30pm
Tuesday 1–4:30pm
Wednesday 1–6pm


International Student Support
Student Success Centre
Dairy Building
11 Sipu Awti 
Phone: 001+ (902) 893-6905
Fax: 001+ (902) 893-6545

Monday 8:30am-4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday  10am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30 pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30 pm