Orientation for New International Students

New to Dal

Visit Dal.ca/New-To-Dal for full details about New to Dal orientation programming for the upcoming semester.

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 New to Dal 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 the New to Dal 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

Download the International Centre's New To Dal schedule

  • To view the full online content schedule for international students, view this document (pdf 288 kb).
  • For in-person events for all incoming Dalhousie students (including events specific to international students) view this document (pdf 274 kb).
  • Note: some event info may change. Keep an eye on your Dalhousie email for ongoing updates!

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