Updates

Keeping the Dalhousie community informed

  • 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 about our plan for the fall.

  • Faculty and staff will be returning to our campuses in a phased return set to begin in the coming months and continue into SeptemberLearn more.

  • Learn more about health and safety on campus.

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Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic; Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President Finance and Administration  –  News
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
An update for faculty and staff on Dalhousie’s plan for the fall , including Nova Scotia’s COVID outlook, highlights of safety plans and more.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic  –  News
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
A summary of our approach to the fall, including the measures that will be in place to keep you safe.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic  –  News
Thursday, June 3, 2021
To make access to testing even more convenient for the Dal community, Dalhousie University has collaborated with Nova Scotia Public Health to launch a self-swab COVID-19 rapid screening program for faculty, staff and students on the Carleton campus.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic (Acting)  –  News
Friday, May 14, 2021
The Nova Scotia Safe Check-In process has changed for entry into the province. Most travellers (including students) now need to wait for their Safe Check-In application to be reviewed and approved before being allowed to enter Nova Scotia.
Jasmine Walsh, Assistant Vice-President, Human Resources  –  News
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
The Premier and Dr. Robert Strang have announced that public and private schools in Nova Scotia will be closed until at least May 12 in an effort to restrict the spread of COVID-19 in our province. We know that these closures will have significant impact on those of our faculty and staff at Dalhousie who are also parents, especially those who carry the primary parental role in their respective families, usually mothers. We continue to recognize that and intend to be flexible as we can in response.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic (Acting); Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President Finance and Administration  –  News
Thursday, April 22, 2021
This afternoon, the Province of Nova Scotia announced new restrictions to help address outbreaks of COVID-19 in the greater Halifax area. These restrictions, which take effect tomorrow (Friday, April 23) at 8 a.m., come alongside newly implemented travel restrictions in and out of the province.
Deep Saini, President and Vice-Chancellor  –  News
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
This is the latest in our series of regular updates to faculty and staff on Return to Campus (RTC) activities and planning. It includes updates on RTC timelines, bookable meeting space and more.
Frank Harvey, Provost and Vice-President Academic (Acting); Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President Finance and Administration  –  News
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
This is the latest in our series of regular updates to faculty and staff on Return to Campus (RTC) activities and planning. It includes updates on RTC timelines, bookable meeting space and more.
Registrar’s Office  –  News
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Due to the uncertainty and continuously changing restrictions posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, course registration for the 2021–22 academic year will open in June 2021. The academic timetable will be available to students in May 2021.
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.
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