Read our latest memo (April 22) on service changes and impacts related to new COVID-19 restrictions in Nova Scotia.


What you need to know

  • Read about service changes and impacts related to new COVID-19 restrictions in the Halifax area in place beginning April 22.
  • Our goal is to safely open our campuses to students, faculty and staff this fall. With revised safety plans, this means we will be able to hold almost all of our classes in person for Fall 2021, including our larger classes. Learn more.
  • Faculty and staff will be returning to our campuses in a phased return set to begin in June and continue into September. Learn more.

  • Though we are unable to celebrate together in person, we're looking forward to Spring Convocation week June 7-11, 2021, and the university-wide Virtual Convocation Celebration on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 2:00pm (AST).
  • Are you a new or returning student travelling to Halifax or Truro in 2021? Here’s everything you need to know. International students should visit our Immigration and COVID-19 page for information about travel and arrival requirements specific to them.
  • Non-medical masks or face coverings are required in most indoor common areas on our campuses, in alignment with the Province of Nova Scotia. Learn more about health and safety on campus.

COVID-19 cases linked to Dalhousie

There are currently no active cases linked to Dalhousie.
Click here for information on past cases and exposure notifications.

Campus exposure notifications

Public Health has not identified any campus locations for a potential exposure notification at this time.

Let's do our part to keep our community healthy


Wear a mask

Wear your mask in all indoor common spaces.

Get tested

Even if you don’t have symptoms, you can help keep people safe by getting tested regularly.

Limit groups and gatherings

Keep your social group small and consistent and follow provincial gathering rules.

Keep your distance

Stay 2 metres (6 feet) from others.

Wash your hands

Regularly wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.

Check yourself

Stay home if you feel sick, follow provincial testing protocols if showing symptoms of COVID-19, and self-isolate if required.

Learn more

Revised safety plans will allow us to hold most classes in person this fall. The current academic year will continue to be predominantly online. Learn about the plans for returning to campus in the fall.

We're committed to supporting students as you continue your studies during this pandemic. Get answers to your questions and learn more about resources available.

Whether you're working remotely, instructing a class virtually, or an essential worker on campus, we have supports available for faculty and staff. Learn more.

We're committed to keeping our community updated with the latest information as it relates to instruction and campus operation during COVID-19. Read the latest updates here.

A variety of services for our Dalhousie community are available online, while some remain closed due to COVID-19. Learn more.

There are a variety of university and external resources available to support your well-being and keep you up to date with the latest Public Health advice. Learn more.