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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.

Our website and SharePoint site (login required) are the best places to start with questions or requests. Given the hybrid working arrangements, virtual meetings continue to be the most efficient. We encourage anyone looking to meet with one of our staff members to first contact with your request. 


Phone:    902-494-2845

Operating Hours:    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed daily from 12–1 p.m.)

Address:     Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University
                     Room 314, Henry Hicks Academic Administration Building
                     6283 Alumni Crescent
                     PO BOX 15000
                     Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4R2

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].