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About the Faculty of Graduate Studies

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We're here for you

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is the home faculty of every graduate student at Dalhousie. From our Together@Dal: Grad Edition orientation program that gets you off to a good start to our Dal GradPD professional development program that prepares you for what comes next, we’re here to support your success.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is not currently offering walk-in service, with in-person support offered by appointment only. 

For the fastest response, we encourage students and academic faculty/staff to first contact or call 902-494-2485 with any requests, or to schedule an appointment with a staff member who can help. Our operating hours remain 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday. 

If you have documents to drop off to us, such as official transcripts, please insert them in the FGS mail slot at room 314 in the Henry Hicks building, following up with an email to for confirmation of receipt.

Get to know Dalhousie Graduate Studies

Supporting Mi'kmaq and African Nova Scotian graduate students

Read the Faculty of Graduate Studies' Access and Success for Mi'kmaq and African Nova Scotian Graduate Students: Action Plan [PDF - 347kb].