Important Dates & Deadlines
Check here for the dates and deadlines that are important to residence life. For academic dates and other information, go to the Dalhousie Undergraduate Calendar website.
Remember that all residence buildings close immediately after exams in December and April. Please pay particular attention to dates for residence closure at the end of term and make your travel plans AFTER you know your own exam schedule.
|June 1||$500 confirmation deposit due - Returning residence students|
|June 30||Last day for new-to-Dalhousie students to apply and be guaranteed a room in residence
|July 6 - August 25||Submit online photo for DalCard|
|July 10 - August 30
||Order your books online and have them delivered to your residence on Move-in day
|July 10 - August 30||Order dorm goods and have them delivered to your residence on Move-in day|
|August 31 - September 1||Early baggage drop-off between 10am and 3pm (Halifax campus only)
||Move-in day for new students. First meal available through a meal plan is supper.|
|September 4||Move-in day for returning students
|September 5||Fall term classes begin
|September 18||Fall term fees due|
|September 18||Last day for decreasing your meal plan for the fall term. You can increase it at any time. To make a change, contact the Residence Office.
||Fall Study Break - no classes (University open)|
|November 13||University closed in lieu of Remembrance Day|
|December 6||Last day to request room changes for the fall term
|December 7-14||Exam period - Agricultural Campus
|December 15||Residence closes at noon - Agricultural Campus*. Last meal available through a meal plan is breakfast.
|December 7-17||Exam period - Halifax Campus
|December 18||Residence closes at noon - Halifax Campus*. Last meal available through a meal plan is breakfast.
|January 7||Residence re-opens for all students. First meal available through the meal plan is supper.
||First day of classes
|January 19||Winter term fees due|
|January 19||Last day for decreasing your meal plan for the winter term. You can increase at any time. To make a change, contact the Residence Office.
|February 2||Munro Day - University closed|
|February 19-23||Winter study break - no classes (University open)|
||Deadline to re-apply for residence for
students who want to keep their room,
or move to another residence of their
|April 11||Last day to request room changes for the winter term|
|April TBA||Exam period - Agricultural Campus|
|April TBA||Residence closes at noon - Agricultural Campus*. Last meal available through the meal plan is breakfast.
|April 12-26||Exam period - Halifax Campus|
|April 27||Residence closes at noon - Halifax Campus*. Last meal available through the meal plan is breakfast.
* Please note - students are required to leave their residence 24 hours after their own final exam. Please keep this in mind when making travel arrangements.