What you need to know

  • The majority of courses for Winter 2021 are being offered online, with a limited number of courses with accreditation requirements, experiential learning components, or tutorial or lab components being delivered safely in-person. Learn more.
  • For the fall, Dalhousie hopes to offer an expansion of on-campus learning, followed by a winter term that looks more like our normal academic experience. Find more information in this memo from Jan. 29, 2021.
  • With safety as our paramount concern, Dalhousie is undertaking a gradual, phased approach to returning to campus operations. University events that can take place virtually should continue to do so. Learn more.

  • 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

  • January 24: A case has been identified in our off-campus student community. The student is from Nova Scotia and is now self-isolating as required. The case is under investigation. More info.
Click here for more on 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

The current academic year will be delivered predominantly online with limited numbers of staff and faculty permitted on campus. Learn about what we're doing to ensure safety and continue to deliver a high-quality academic experience.

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.