“Congratulations! You have earned a place in a community that will inspire and support you throughout your education. Whether King’s is the start of your post-secondary journey, or you’re joining us a few chapters in, we’re happy to have you. The Registrar’s Office is here to provide academic guidance every step of the way to ensure you can focus your energies where they most need to be – evolving your educational experience.” – Julie Green, Registrar
Along with the excitement of being accepted, we know it can be difficult to keep track of all that needs to be done between now and when you first arrive on campus. The following steps outline what should be at the top of your list when accepting your offer and activating your university account. If you have any questions about any of these steps, people who understand the process and care about your success are ready and willing to help: get in touch.
Your King’s/Dal student ID, sometimes called your Banner ID, begins with a B00 and is found on your acceptance letter. You will need this for your next step.
If you have misplaced your offer of admission, please email email@example.com summarizing your request, which includes your full name and date of birth.
To accept your offer of admission, you will need to pay your $200 non-refundable admission deposit by the date indicated in your acceptance letter.
When to pay your deposit
|Undergraduate||Admission term||Payment details|
|Fall – September||May 15 (or the date indicated in your acceptance letter if admitted after May 15)|
|Winter – January||Your acceptance letter will say when your admission deposit is due (if required)|
|Summer – May||Your acceptance letter will say when your admission deposit is due (if required)|
|BJ (one-year)||Admission term||Payment details|
|Fall – September||May 15 (or the date indicated in your acceptance letter)|
|MFA||Admission term||Payment details|
|Summer – June||Your acceptance letter will say when your admission deposit is due|
|MJ||Admission term||Payment details|
|Fall – September||Your acceptance letter will say when your admission deposit is due|
|Winter – September||Your acceptance letter will say when your admission deposit is due|
|Important: It may take up to two/three business days for your payment to be processed before you can proceed to the next step.|
Please make all cheques/money orders out to the University of King’s College. Cheques/money orders can be sent to the following address:
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, N.S. B3H 2A1
For in-person payments, please visit the Student Account’s Office at the following address:
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road
2nd floor, Arts & Administration Building
Office hours: 9 am-4 pm (Monday-Friday, except holidays)
Note: To inquire about alternative ways to pay your admission deposit, please contact the Student Account’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Net ID is your username that you will use to log in to King’s/Dalhousie online services. You can activate your Net ID using your King’s student number.
|Important: Allow up to two/three business days for your admission deposit payment to be processed before you try to set up your account.|
To activate your Net ID:
Please note: You are responsible for checking your university email account regularly, as it is our main form of official university communication.
You will use your Net ID and password to access Dal Online. Dal Online is where you can apply for residence, register for classes, check your class schedule, check your grades and more. Log in and get familiar with the system.
Living in residence is an integral part of the King’s living and learning community. You will quickly catch on that learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom.
Join our residence community and submit your application online! Residence is filled on a first-come first-served basis.
For more information about residence living, please reach out to email@example.com.
There are several off-campus housing options for King’s students. Many are within walking distance to campus and on popular bus routes.
Day Students’ Society (DSS): DSS’s purpose is to support day students (students that live off-campus) and help them integrate to life on campus. There are many ways you can be an active member of the King’s community and the DSS ensures day students can participate fully in campus life. If you have questions about DSS, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer accommodation (MFA students)
If you have studied at an accredited institution approved by King’s, you may be eligible to receive credit for course work already completed. When you submit your admission deposit, a member of the admissions team will initiate the transfer credit assessment process.
High school applicants
If you have studied in one of the following programs, you may be eligible to receive credit for course work already completed:
When you submit your admission deposit and your official exam results, a member of the admissions team will initiate the transfer credit assessment process.
International students need to apply for a study permit to enter and study in Canada. Some may need to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV). Our colleagues at the Dalhousie International Centre outline how to apply for visas and permits.
Scholarships and awards
Undergraduate: King’s offers general entrance awards ranging from $2,000 to $3,500 for entering high school students. Apply by March 1 by completing your admission application and you will automatically be considered. King’s also offers major entrance awards for entering high school students. Apply by March 1 by completing your admissions application and your major awards application package.
Advanced and graduate: King’s offers entrance awards for students entering the one-year Bachelor of Journalism and Master of Journalism programs. Apply by completing your admissions and scholarship applications by the application deadline.
King’s offers non-repayable bursaries every year toward your unmet financial needs.
Provincial and federal student loans are available in Canada and the United States. Visit student loans for more information.
The Student Accessibility Centre is here to support you with the accessibility and academic accommodation you need for success. If you require accessibility and/or academic accommodations, please be in touch as soon as possible.
Our colleagues at the Dalhousie Student Accessibility Centre are here to help answer your questions. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Our advisors provide academic support to current King’s students. They will help you monitor your plan of study, choose courses that relate to your goals and interests, apply strategies for academic success from first year to graduation and more.
To contact a King’s advisor, please connect with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Several services shared between King’s and Dalhousie are available to you to help ensure that your educational experiences are rewarding and fulfilling. Some of these services include:
New undergraduate students
Registration for new students will open in early June. Course registration information will be emailed to you in the spring.
Dalhousie offers a Register on Track program for new Dal and King’s students, which provides resources to set you up for success in your first year.
Registration for transfer students will open in March. Course registration information will be emailed to you in early March.
One-year Bachelor of Journalism (BJ) students
Registration for one-year Bachelor of Journalism students will open in May. Course registration information will be emailed to you in April.
Master of Journalism (MJ) students
September entry – registration for Master of Journalism students will open in May. Course registration information will be emailed to you in April.
January entry – registration for Master of Journalism students will be open to you in the Fall. Course registration information will be emailed to you in November.
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students
Registration for MFA students will take place in the spring. Registration for all required courses will be completed by the Registrar’s Office.
For further information and resources regarding course selection and registration, please see the Course Selection and Registration.
We are offering a variety of options to visit the Quad virtually and in-person through the year, keeping the health and safety of our campus, community and visitors in mind. We hope you can join us for one or more of our upcoming events!
Download the Dal Mobile app for iOS or Android to connect with other students, discover useful services and resources on campus, and stay up to date with important information from King’s and Dalhousie.
King’s will communicate with you regularly using the email you provided on your application for admission. Remember to add King’s College to your email provider’s “safe list.” Contact us at email@example.com if you have questions.
Following us on social media is a great window into the King’s community and will help you connect with your incoming class. See more of the campus, chat with other members of the King’s community, receive reminders of important dates and deadlines, and information on special events.
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