The transition to university is a big step, not only for students, but also for the family members and friends who support them. From making the decision to come to Dalhousie to preparing for your student's arrival to campus, you'll find information and resources on this site to help you support them throughout their time at Dalhousie.

Attend an information session

Throughout the year, we offer a number of sessions and events for prospective students and families to learn more about Dalhousie.

The application process

From choosing a program to paying their deposit, empower your student to make decisions through the application process. 

Getting ready for university

There are a number of steps to get ready for university, including completing the new student checklist and finding a place to live. 

Join us for orientation

Learn more about the orientation sessions available to you and your student. 

Supporting your student

Learn more about supporting your student, including resources like our monthly family & friends guide. 

Sign up for our e-newsletter

Stay up-to-date with what's happening on campus by signing up for our Family & Friends e-newsletter