Making Dal work for you

Ancillary Services operates the services that are essential to the non-academic side of life at Dalhousie. Whether you're a student, a professor or a community member in need of a meeting venue, we have something to offer.


Looking to live and study on campus? We can help you decide where you're going, and with innovative programs like pre-ordered books and linens, we can help you make the most of your stay. Learn more about Residence.

Food Services

From Residence dining halls to mobile canteens, we provide the Dalhousie community with a variety of healthy food choices–and we're always adding to the diversity of our menu.

Learn more about Food Services in Halifax.
Learn more about Food Services at the Agricultural Campus.

Dal Bookstore

The Dal Bookstores on each campus are the place to go for your textbooks, as well as Dalhousie hoodies, hats and other gear. You can shop in-store or online. Learn more about the Dal Bookstore.


Your DalCard is your key ID around campus, giving you access to a range of services. Learn more about DalCard.

Event & Conference Services

If you're looking to host an event, meeting or conference at a Dalhousie venue, our Conference Services team can help. Learn more about Event & Conference Services.

Summer Accommodations

Dalhousie's campuses in Halifax and Truro offer accommodations for students and other visitors between academic years. Learn more about Summer Accommodations.

Off-campus Living

If you're planning to live off-campus, we can help you find an apartment, prepare for your move and get you excited for life in Halifax. Learn more about Off-Campus Living.

Arts Centre

Dalhousie's Halifax campus is home to one of Atlantic Canada's most vibrant cultural resources. Take in a Symphony Nova Scotia performance, a play, a dance recital and more. Learn more about the Arts Centre.


UPass allows you to get around the city with ease, while saving hundreds of dollars on regular student MetroPass rates. Learn more about UPass.