Important Dates

August 2018
August 6 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
August 14 Parking permits on sale (online only)
August 21 New Start on Track - Online modules available
August 27 Deadline for online DalCard photo submission
August 27-31 International Student Orientation (Halifax campus)
August 30-31 Early baggage drop-off between 10am and 3pm (Halifax residences only)
August 30

Able @ Dal Orientation (Halifax campus)
Graduate Student Orientation (Halifax campus) 
Community Night at the Dal Bookstore (Halifax campus)
Deadline to order Books in Res
Deadline to order Dorm Goods

August 31 Start on Track Orientation Session (Halifax campus)
Family & Friends Orientation (part of Start on Track on the Halifax campus)
International Welcome Day (Truro campus) 
September 2018
TBD Community Night at the Dalhousie Bookstore (Halifax campus)
DSU O-Week (Halifax campus)
AC Orientation (Truro campus) 
September 1 Residence move-in, first year students
Residence Family & Friends Orientation 
Induction Ceremony (Truro campus) 
September 3 Labour Day - University closed
Induction Ceremony (Halifax campus) 
September 4 Classes begin, fall term
Last day to register
September 18
Fees due for fall term
Last day to add fall term courses
Last day to drop fall term courses and fall term X/Y courses with no financial implications
Last day for a complete refund
Last day to apply for honours programs
Last day to change from Dalhousie to King's and vice versa

Last day for decreasing your meal plan in Residence for the fall term.


Additional prospective student eventsacademic dates & student events (Halifax or Truro).