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Current students

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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.

Supporting your success

As a graduate student, you’re one of more than 3,800 scholars studying across four campuses and 12 faculties. You will find information you need no matter what your academic pursuit on this website and our myDal site, which requires your NetID and password to log in. On our website you’ll find information about scholarships, professional development and life as a graduate student, and on myDal you will be able to access important forms and information to guide your course registration, funding maintenance, thesis defence and much more. 

Information on myDal

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Theses and defences

Writing and defending a thesis represents the culmination of your graduate work. The Faculty of Graduate Studies organizes defences for PhD candidates, and facilitates thesis format checking and submission for all graduate students. 

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Follow the links below to navigate course registration and other related activities throughout your studies at Dal. 

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Learn how to manage your funding, explore facilities on campus available to you and learn more about how to navigate your relationship with your supervisor. 

Scholarships and bursaries

Accepting and maintaining your awards


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Graduate Studies Information System (GSIS)

Discover how to manage your program requirements and how to submit progress reports through GSIS.

Program requirements

Progress reports


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Student resources and support

Discover a range of resources to support your academic, professional and personal success while studying at Dalhousie.