Cash Handling & Banking

Financial Services is responsible for all University accounts with chartered banks and other financial institutions. The Bank Accounts Policy and Procedures applies to all accounts to be used for the benefit of, or in connection with, any Dalhousie University program or activity. Including but not limited to, those related to any faculty, department, unit, committee, project, estimated, initative, service, conference, venture or undertaking. This policy applies to all such accounts regardless of whether the account is open under the name "Dalhousie University".

To have funds deposited into a Dalhousie bank account, a Deposit Advice form needs to be completed and dropped off to the Cashier in Financial Services with all cash and cheques to be deposited.

All deposits must be enclosed in a pre-numbered sealed deposit bag and delivered in person or by security staff.

All questions regarding deposits should be emailed to