Orientation Week is packed with a variety of events! Whether it's concerts, sports, or Halifax bike tours, there is something for everyone!
O-Week is the perfect place to meet new people and create memories and friendship to last!
Bring your energy and hype to O-Week and help your house win SUPREMACY!!
Orientation Week at Dalhousie welcomes students from all around the world, with students hailing from over 100 different countries.
We have over 200 leaders who are dedicated to helping YOUR transition to Dalhousie be the absolute best it can be!
Your planning committee has devoted themselves to making Orientation Week unlike any experience you've ever had!


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The Dalhousie Student Union is responsible for planning and running Orientation Week, but they do lots of other things too.

Meet The Team

There’s a large team of people working all summer long to put this week together, and an even larger team on deck in September to show you around.

Photo Gallery

Check out photos from last year’s O-Week, showcasing events like Dalympics, Cheer-Off, Shinerama and the field party, and amp up your excitement!

Welcome Aboard! Dalhousie’s Orientation Week 2017!

This September, Dalhousie will be welcoming more than 2500 new students to our campus- and what a welcome it will be! From September 2rd – September 4th, your Dalhousie Student Union is hosting an Orientation Week you’ll never forget. With events like the opening Field Party, Dalympics, HFXplore, Concerts, amazing speakers, and more, we’ll introduce you to our campus, connect you with other students, and welcome you aboard as you kick-start your new path here at Dalhousie University! Visit www.dal.ca/orientation to get all the info you need to make your transition to Dal as easy as possible! View checklists and helpful links with everything you will want to know!

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