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.

Where to eat

What's for dinner? Where do I eat? How much is a meal plan? Find out all this information and more about food and dining on campus.

Services in residence

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

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 learn more about programs and activities.

Your safety and security

Read some tips about keeping yourself safe in residence and find out how Tiger Patrol is here to help you get a free ride home if you're out on the town. See Safety & Tiger Patrol to learn more.

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 Residence Community Living Guide to learn more.

Contact the Residence Office

We are here to help. Contact the Residence Office.