Communities on Campus

Supporting respectful and inclusive campuses at Dal



While our diverse and inclusive campuses are welcoming to everyone, you can also find resources and support services tailored to specific communities at Dal. We encourage you to reach out and get involved with different communities!

Black student advising

If you’re a student of African descent, Dal’s Black Student Advising Centre on the Halifax campus can provide you with academic support, confidential counselling, and advocacy and mediation services. 

Clubs & societies

Whether you're an avid tea drinker or a recreational basketball player there is a club or society for you. For a full list in Halifax, download the DSU mobile app. In Truro, visit Campus Life

Graduate students

The Dalhousie Associations of Graduate Students (Halifax, Truro) represents graduate students at Dal. They are advocates for graduate students, and offer services including grants, opportunities and events. 

International students

Our international student advisors (Halifax, Truro) host workshops and programs, cultural events, and provide advising related to immigration, health care, finances, travel, and more.

LGBTQ2SIA+ & gender safe places

There are a number of programs, services, training and support for the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, including Dal Allies, Health Services, and South House (Halifax campus). 

Indigenous students

Our Indigenous student advisors (Halifax, Truro) help create a sense of belonging for Indigenous students at Dal. You'll find support, advocacy services, and educational, cultural and career resources. To find out more information about Indigenous communities at Dalhousie, resources, news and events, visit our Indigenous Connection page.

Residence students

Living in residence, you are part of your residence community from day one. You can also chose to live in an academic or themed cluster community, where you can live with room mates who share similar interests. 

Spiritual communities

The Dalhousie Multifaith Services is a non-threatening space on the Halifax campus where students, staff, and faculty can address the basic questions of meaning and purpose in their lives — no matter what their faith, philosophy, or doubt may be.