WELCOME NEW STUDENTS!
We are excited to meet you. Orientation starts Tuesday, September 5th, 2023. The Orientation Week schedule is linked below. Details are subject to change so check this page regularly.
Questions about Orientation? Contact program staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orientation Events Schedule
We also encourage you to keep an eye on our online events calendar to stay informed about what's happening throughout the year.
Events marked "ISSA" are organized by the Information Science Student Association. All events are in the Kenneth C. Rowe building, unless otherwise stated. See "Campus Map & Room Locations" below for more details.
2023 Orientation Poster [PDF - 448 KB]
Note: details are subject to change. Please check this page regularly.
|Tuesday, Sept 5th||12:30-1:30pm||Rowe 4034||Meet & Greet (ISSA)||Isabel Brechin
|Tuesday, Sept 5th||1:30-2:30pm||Rowe 4034||Campus Tour (ISSA)||Isabel Brechinemail@example.com|
|Wednesday, Sept 6th||8:30am||Rowe 3089||INFO 5500 Intro||Philippe Mongeonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wednesday, Sept 6th||10:00am||Rowe 3089||Faculty/Staff Intros||Program Staffemail@example.com|
|Wednesday, Sept 6th||11:45am-1:00pm||Rowe 3087||Associations Display/Lunch||Robyn Smith
|Wednesday, Sept 6th||1:15-2:30pm||Rowe 3089||Alumni Career Panel||Cat Gracey
|Thursday, Sept 7th||3:00-4:30pm||Killam Library||Summer Shine
(Dal Libraries intern presentations)
|Friday, Sept 8th||1:00-2:30pm||Online (Teams)||Student Support Service presentations||Program Stafffirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Friday, Sept 8th||4:00-5:30pm||Rowe 4034||EDIA Orientation||Isabel Brechinemail@example.com|
|Saturday, Sept 9th||7:00-10:00pm||Oxford Taproom, 6418 Quinpool Rd||All student mixer (ISSA)||Hailey Willsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Monday, Sept 11th||12:30-2:30pm||The Wave, Lower Water Street||Halifax Tour||Hailey Willsemail@example.com|
General Administrative Information *Important-Please Read*
- Dalhousie Important Dates calendar: Please bookmark this and refer to it regularly.
- Questions about tuition or payments? Contact Student Accounts.
- Dalhousie Email Address: Please create this and activate it as soon as possible. All information related to your studies will be sent to this email. More information about setting up your email and IT support is available from ITS or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you need help but are unsure where to go, email email@example.com and we will try our best to direct you.
Program staff cannot provide assistance with IT issues, or tuition and fees.
Academic Support Series
These sessions are hosted by the IM Liaison Librarian. Visit the Academic Support Series page for more details.
Note: some sessions are mandatory for incoming students. We encourage you to attend all sessions, even if attendance is not required.