Orientation for New International Students

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Please note: information about Fall 2021 Orientation will be available later in the spring/summer.

Welcome to the Dalhousie University community! We are excited to meet you online or in person as you begin your university life, no matter where you are in the world! Our virtual international student orientation is a great way to start the semester. We are all here to support you! The International Centre and so many other resources, services and supports at Dal, are still available to you whether you are learning online or in-person. 

During International Student Orientation, you will:

- Learn about your Faculty and how to prepare for the Canadian classroom
- Meet senior students through Together@Dal
- Meet International Centre Student Advisors
- Connect with your cultural societies
- Learn more about Dalhousie services and resources

"Start On Track" Online Orientation Modules

  • 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. 

Prepare and orient yourself for your arrival!

Review additional important information available to you, and listed on the menu on the right side of this page, such as:


For orientation questions, please contact Dalhousie's main orientation team at orientation@dal.ca