Living in Residence

COVID-19 Advisory

Our residence offerings for 2021/22 will be dependent upon any COVID-19 response. Thank you in advance for your understanding during these uncertain times. Your health and safety will always be our top priority. Learn more at our COVID-19 Info page.

Everything you need to know to make yourself at home

Welcome to residence living. Before you know it, you'll be making new friends, getting into a routine and making yourself comfortable. We encourage you to read through these pages before you arrive, so you know what to expect and what to plan for.

Changes for 2021-22

It’s a whole new reality, and like so many other organizations, we’ve had to adapt. Make sure to check our COVID-19 Info page for information on the measures in place that may be different from our normal processes.

Your options

There’s no better way for you to get connected to university life than by living in one of our three residences located on campus. TruemanFraser and Chapman Houses all offer all genders with the option of same sex and quiet sections. Learn more about your Residence Options.  

Services in residence

Want to set up your Internet and telephone or watch TV? Looking for mail or laundry services? Maybe you want to find out about cleaning, garbage and repairs? What ever you need, we've got you covered.

Where to eat

What's for dinner? Where do I grab a snack? Learn more about dining on campus and what your meal plan options are.

The fun stuff

Residence at Dal is more than just a place to lay your head, it's an active community that offers incredible support, exciting challenges and lots of fun. See Residence Life to find out what's going on.

Being a part of a community

As with any community, we have rules, regulations and guidelines for residence life at Dal. By knowing the rules, you help to ensure you and your fellow students enjoy a safe residence experience. See Rules & Responsibilities to learn more.

Contact the Residence Office

We are here to help. Contact the Residence Office.