Supporting the Dalhousie community

You may not know us by name, but whether you live in residence, shop at the Dal Bookstore or even just grab the occasional lunch on campus, Ancillary Services is a big part of your Dalhousie experience.

The Ancillary Services team operates and coordinates a wide range of vital campus services, from residence and housing to food service to summer accommodations. The breadth and quality of the services we offer allow us to touch the lives of students, faculty, staff and the communities of Halifax and Truro in a variety of ways.

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Ancillary Services strives to continually improve customer experience while maintaining competitive prices.

Our dedication to innovation and adaptation is evident in everything we do, from refining our food service options to reflect student diversity, tastes and health concerns to building e-commerce programs to making our operations more environmentally sustainable.

An employer of choice

Ancillary Services also serves Dalhousie as a major employer. Almost 300 students and 70 full-time staff work in our departments.

Valuing feedback

We are always looking for ways to improve our service offering. That's why we appreciate hearing your comments and suggestions.