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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 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, download the DSU mobile app.

Graduate students

The Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students is an organization that represents graduate students at Dal. They are advocates for graduate students, and offer services including grants, opportunities and events. 

International Centre

The International Centre hosts fun and informative orientation programs, cultural events, provides a welcoming lounge, referral and 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

Indigenous students

The Indigenous Student Centre helps create a sense of belonging for Indigenous students at Dal. You'll find support and advocacy services and the Centre has a number of educational, cultural and career resources to enhance your university experience.

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 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.