Are you as excited as we are?!


Why should I attend?

Our various orientations and sessions are designed to welcome you to campus and provide you with information and resources that will help to give you the best start on your journey at Dalhousie. Read through the descriptions below to determine which sessions you should attend. 


Open Now! Start on Track – Online begins
January 3-4 International Student Orientation
January 7
Graduate Student Orientation

TBD AC Orientation

More important dates


Start on Track – Online (Halifax and Truro)

Start on Track – Online is our online orientation for new students. Offered in Brightspace, you can work through modules on various important topics throughout the summer to prepare for your first year at Dalhousie. 

January 3-4: International Student Orientation (Halifax) 

Offered for all new international students at Dalhousie, International Student Orientation is a great way to connect with the International Centre and other new international students while receiving important information about Canada, Nova Scotia and Dalhousie. 

January 7: Graduate Student Orientation (Halifax) 

Connect with our Faculty of Graduate Studies and other new graduate students by attending Graduate Student Orientation. 

Date TBD: AC Orientation (Truro)

Agricultural Campus (AC) Orientation is for all new students to the Truro campus. It will include many fun and informative events hosted by your Dalhousie Agricultural Student Association (DASA) and the Student Success Centre team.

Options for International students and students requiring Accessibility Supports are also available.

If you have any questions about Orientation, please contact us at orientation@dal.ca.