New Student Information


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Math Workshop

The Department offers a three week Math Workshop that is designed to ensure that new students have the mathematical tools needed for the Master’s courses. It covers topics such as single and multi-variable calculus; linear algebra; unconstrained, constrained and dynamic optimization. No registration is required but all incoming graduate students are expected to attend. 

Fall 2023 Math workshop syllabus [202kb]

Courses Offered and Registration

Graduate students can register online usually beginning sometime in March at and must register for the course #REGN 9999, section 1. The CRNs for 2023-24 academic year are CRN 14062 (Fall), 23776 (Winter) and TBA (Summer). Students will select specific courses after arrival on campus and in consultation with the graduate coordinator.


The University and Department offer, on a competitive basis, a limited number of scholarships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships. Students are encouraged to submit their admission applications by December 31st to be nominated by the Department for these awards. All students are automatically considered for Dalhousie financial awards, so no special scholarship application process is required.  In addition, students are encouraged to pursue other sources of funding outside Dalhousie. Obtaining application forms, etc. for such external awards is the responsibility of the student applying for the award. The Faculty of Graduate Studies manages several scholarship competitions throughout the year for both current and prospective students.

Additional Resources at Dalhousie

1. Housing

Students should be aware that it is difficult to find housing if you arrive on campus after classes start.  

2. Accessibility Services

The Student Accessibility Centre is the Halifax Campus centre of expertise on student access, inclusion, and accommodation support. 

3. Food Services Dalhousie University strives to offer something for everyone through a variety of retail outlets, dining halls, and professional catering services on the Halifax campus

4. Campus Wellness 

Dalhousie provides health & wellness support to students through an interprofessional collaborative model and stepped care approach to wellness.

5. Athletics Recreation