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Living in Residence

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.

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 co-ed living 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 Events & Activities 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.