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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 2017  
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
September 2017  
September 2
Residence opens for new students
September 4 Residence opens for returning students
September 5 Fall term classes begin
September 18 Fall term fees due  
November 2016  
November 6-10
Fall Study Break - no classes (University open)
November 13 University closed in lieu of Remembrance Day
December 2016  
December TBA Exam period - Agricultural Campus
December 16 Residence closes at noon - Agricultural Campus*
December 7-17 Exam period - Halifax Campus
December 18 Residence closes at noon - Halifax Campus*
January 2017  
January 7 Residence re-opens for all students
January 8
First day of classes
January 19 Winter term fees due
February 2018  
February 2 Munro Day - University closed
February 19-23 Winter study break - no classes (University open)
March 2018  
March TBA
Deadline to re-apply for residence for
students who want to keep their room,
or move to another residence of their
April 2018  
April TBA Exam period - Agricultural Campus
April TBA Residence closes at noon - Agricultural Campus*
April 12-26 Exam period - Halifax Campus 
April 27 Residence closes at noon - Halifax Campus*

* 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.