Get ready for move in day

Get ready for move in day

On Sunday, September 3 at 10am, King’s residence opens to new students. Before you arrive, there are a few things you can do to get ready.

Moving in

young man holding cardboard boxes on moving in day

  • You can find information about checking in, what to bring and what’s already in your room, and more on our moving in page.
  • If you haven’t already, register for King’s Orientation week, the only student-run O-Week in Canada. You can also check out the Students’ Union’s Move-in Handbook for more information.
  • Learn about our residence services to get a sense of campus amenities like WiFi and laundry.


DalCard is your official university identification card. You will need it in order to access the dining hall, use library services, pay for printing and use for general student identification.

In order to obtain your DalCard, you must submit your photo online by Friday, August 25, 2017. Please do this now!

Here’s what you do:

  1. Go to www.dal.ca/dalcard
  2. Select the “Get Your DalCard” tab
  3. Select “Online Photo Submission” (on the right-hand menu)
  4. Follow the easy steps.

Your ID card will be available for you to pick up on Move-In Day at King’s on Sunday, September 3rd. Remember to bring a piece of government-issued photo-ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc.) which you must present in order to pick up your card.

Submit your photo online as soon as possible, please! You won’t be able to access the dining hall and other student services until you have this card.

For more info visit: www.dal.ca/dalcard

All students who submit their photo by Friday, August 25, 2017 will be entered into a draw for a $50 gift certificate to the King’s Co-Op Bookstore! 

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