Planning for arrival
Dalhousie University welcomes new and returning students to a primarily remote online learning environment for the fall semester. Full in person, on-campus courses will not resume before January 2021.
Contact the International Centre immediately if you are planning to travel to Canada and Dalhousie University and review our Immigration Information and Updates page for immigration and COVID-19 related updates.
We are excited you will be starting your new educational journey and life experiences with Dalhousie University! As we know there is a lot to prepare and plan for, here is important and helpful information to get you started on your new journey!
- Halifax International Airport - Review What you need to do at the airport.
- Watch Global Connections: Pre-arrival Videos where current students and staff discuss international student life in Halifax.
- Check out Orientation for New International Students information
- Complete Dalhousie's "Start On Track" Online Orientation modules to learn more in topics such as academic success, finances, health, alcohol & safety, consent, community, using the Dal libraries, and academic integrity.
- Familarize yourself with the International Centre and its website for information, supports and services available to you.