Getting Started

Investing in your retirement

Dalhousie University provides a defined benefit plan to help you invest in your future.  Review the information below and discover how we can support you on your journey to retirement.

How do I enroll in the pension plan?

Find out in our Pension Info for New Employees section.

What is included in the plan?

Discover more in our Plan Summary section or download the complete Pension Plan [PDF-190KB], plus the amendments as noted below.


Additional resources

Projection resources

If you are currently contributing to the Dalhousie Pension Plan, you are considered an Active member of the Dalhousie University Staff Pension Plan.  As a member, you have access to your annual statement and projection/planning tools [login required] to assist in your retirement planning. If you require assistance with these tools please contact us at