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The following listing covers all major COVID-19 updates shared with members of the university community. For specific information on COVID-19 cases among our Dal community, visit our COVID-19 cases page.


Emily Huner, Assistant Vice-Provost, Student Affairs (Acting); Cynthia Murphy, Director, Student Experience  –  News
Friday, February 26, 2021
The Government of Canada recently announced updates on Post-Graduate Working Permits and new travel restrictions to enter the country.
Verity Turpin, Vice-Provost Student Affairs (Acting)  –  News
Thursday, February 4, 2021
With the study break approaching this month (February 15–19), we want to remind you that the Government of Canada continues to advise Canadians and visitors in the country to avoid non-essential travel.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic (Acting); Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President Finance and Administration  –  News
Friday, January 29, 2021
General updates for faculty and staff on Return to Campus and Dalhousie’s ongoing response to COVID-19, including planning for spring/summer and fall terms, weather events and travel.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic (Acting)  –  News
Friday, January 29, 2021
An update for students on our ongoing planning for the spring/summer and fall terms.
Verity Turpin, Vice-Provost Student Affairs (Acting)  –  News
Monday, January 11, 2021
Nova Scotia Public Health has informed Dalhousie University of a confirmed COVID-19 case among our student community living off-campus in Halifax. The student is self-isolating as required.
Verity Turpin, Vice-Provost Student Affairs (Acting)  –  News
Friday, January 8, 2021
The Nova Scotia provincial government is strongly recommending that all post-secondary students who arrive in Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada on or after Jan. 4 get one COVID-19 test on either day 6, 7 or 8 of their 14-day self-isolation period.
Verity Turpin, Vice-Provost Student Affairs (Acting)  –  News
Friday, January 8, 2021
Anyone travelling to Nova Scotia from New Brunswick after Saturday, January 9 at 8 a.m., must now complete a 14-day self-isolation period upon arrival in Nova Scotia.
Verity Turpin, Vice-Provost Student Affairs (Acting); Cynthia Murphy, Director, Student Experience  –  News
Thursday, January 7, 2021
A message for international students about our institutional plan to welcome international students to Canada, explaining the approach and ensuring you're aware of the supports available to you.
Frank Harvey, Provost & Vice-President Academic (Acting); Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President, Finance & Administration  –  News
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Yesterday, Dalhousie learned of a positive COVID-19 case in our residence community in Halifax. They are now in self-isolation as per our approved COVID-19 residence support plan.
Verity Turpin, Vice Provost, Student Affairs (Acting)  –  News
Monday, December 21, 2020
All students entering Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival and starting Jan. 4, post-secondary students should get one COVID-19 test on either day 6, 7 or 8 of their self-isolation.
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