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Welcome to Dal!

Set up and sign in

Your email address is where you’ll get key information to prepare you for your first term, and how you’ll access key digital tools like BrightSpace (our online Learning Management System), and DalOnline (where you’ll find your registration information, records, timetable, and tax forms).

Once you’ve set up your email, you’ll have access to DalOnline where you can apply for and view the status of Student Awards and Financial aid.

Need help setting up your Dal email?

Contact our IT Help Desk:

Get your bearings

Make yourself at home

Not only is Dalhousie your academic home for the duration of your degree, but for those living in residence, it’ll be where you rest your head, too. 

Student sitting at his desk in his residence room Recruitment Campaign 2021 Discover Dal Campus Life with a Virtual Tour

Get a glimpse of residence life

Tour our on-campus living options virtually or in real-life to get a sense of what your new home will be. 

Find your community

Your university experience goes far beyond the classroom and we strive for a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone who attends Dalhousie. Find your people and get involved in Dal’s vibrant student community.

The DSU: Your Voice on Campus

The Dalhousie Student Union runs a variety of programs, services, and events and is a crucial advocate for student rights, community, and wellbeing. Get involved! 

Stay in touch

At Dalhousie, we’re here to support you through every step of your university journey, from moving day to convocation — and we’re only a click or call away.