Take advantage of discounts and special offers from local, national and international providers on everything from hotels and restaurants to local alumni-owned businesses and more.

Signing up is easy and free!

By joining the Alumni Benefits Program you will gain digital access to all of our savings and perks. We will email the list of discount codes to you.

We are continuously adding new, exciting offers so be sure to check back on our listings below and watch your inbox for our Benefits e-newsletter to stay up to date!

Please note that you must be a Dalhousie graduate in order to take part in this program. Questions? Email alumni.benefits@dal.ca to learn more.

We strive to celebrate and recognize our community of amazing alumni entrepreneurs.  Learn more about our current alumni-owned business benefits partners:

Meet  Amanda Cluett (MA’06) – Black Bow Gift Co.
Meet Greg (BComm’02) and Paula (BScN’04) Feltham – Islands’ Villa
Meet Lezlie Oler – In A Box Gifts
Meet Denise Flynn – Corberrie Cider Company
Meet Jaime Landry – Black Harbour Distillers Inc.


Benefits Partners

This list is updated periodically as we welcome new benefit partners.


Dalhousie Alumni enjoy an additional 15% off our Best Available Rate!
With an incomparable location overlooking the famous Public Gardens, and steps to Dalhousie University, the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites has been a beloved downtown Halifax landmark for over 85 years. Relax and indulge in captivating surroundings freshly remodeled with the perfect blend of classic refinement and contemporary style. For additional information, please visit our website at lordnelsonhotel.ca

Dalhousie Alumni receive 20% off rate of the day at all locations.

No matter the season, Atlantic Canada holds a little something special for everyone. With seven Rodd Hotels & Resorts located throughout Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, we invite you to discover why we are the preferred place to stay in Atlantic Canada.

Alumni receive a special rate of $169 for one queen or $199 for two queens year-round at the Alt Hotel Halifax Airport! Alumni are also eligible for a 10% discount at all Alt Hotels and a 10% discount at all Le Germain Hotels
With direct access via an indoor pedestrian walkway to Halifax Stanfield International Airport, the ALT Hotel Halifax Airport provides guests a modern, dynamic hotel with colourful ambiance, ultra comfort and versatile staff. Our 169-room eco-responsible hotel features overnight exterior parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, ultra comfortable mattresses, fitness facility, swimming pool and seven cutting edge meeting rooms totalling 6,000 sq. ft. Located on the main level, our ALTcetera gourmet food and beverage service is available to all travelers on a 24 hour basis. Light, smart and fun by design, ALT Hotel is altogether different. Special rates are also included in Alt St. John’s.


Dalhousie Alumni enjoy 15% off best available rate!

Islands’ Villa has grown into a “must stay” location both locally and abroad. Nestled in a quiet residential setting in Lewisporte, NL, it overlooks Lewisporte’s beautiful harbour and world-class marina. Each suite at Islands’ Villa celebrates one of a collection of islands, found in the vast surrounds of Notre Dame Bay. Depending on which suite you choose, a little of the Islands’ history has been carefully prepared, to enlighten our guests. Our philosophy of service is to exceed expectations in every way possible. We strive to hold true to our roots of hospitality as Newfoundlanders. We sincerely hope that you feel this in your stay with us! Enjoy our luxury suites at affordable price! Experience true Newfoundland hospitality!
Dalhousie Alumni receive a 10-25% discount on Summer Accommodations at Dal.

Planning a trip to Halifax or Truro? Alumni receive a 10-25% discount on summer accommodations at Dal. Summer Accommodations is open from mid-May to mid-August every year. This can be a great option for friends and family visiting as well. Find out more about our summer accommodations and book at stay.dal.ca.
Weddings at Dal – Tie the knot on campus! Dalhousie Event & Conference Services is pleased to provide a discounted wedding package for alumni.


Dalhousie University Alumni Receive 10% off when you show your program enrolment email!

Built on live music and an extensive smokehouse menu, BellyUp BBQ & Grill offers a relaxed atmosphere for meeting friends or enjoying a night out. Ribs, brisket, meatloaf, chicken and wings are slowly smoked in house, and even the mac’ n cheese features smoked cheddar cheese. Thursday nights are for wings, and Thursday through Saturday BellyUp features live music.

Dalhousie University Alumni Receive 10% off when you show your program enrolment email!

Welcome to the Nook and Cranny, with Truro’s largest patio, live entertainment, and 25 beers on tap, including Truro’s own Salty Dog Brewing Company. Offering a wide selection of local craft beer and local producers, with popular dishes like fish tacos, donair sandwich, and fish ‘n’ chips using fresh Atlantic haddock.

Dalhousie University Alumni Receive 10% off when you show your program enrolment email!

With tall boys, flights, and growlers to go, stop in to Salty Dog Brewing Company to satisfy your beer cravings. Collaborations with local vendors yield unique flavours like Coffee IPA, Rhubarb Wheat and Honey Bee Brew. Blueberry Wheat with local blueberry juice is a perennial favourite. Shop the swag and take home Salty Dog apparel or pint glass.

Dalhousie Alumni receive one free apple cider flight with any in-store purchase during their operating season of July 17, 2024, until September 30, 2024.
From Blossom to bottle, Corberrie offers handcrafted, delicious apple ciders made from locally grown apples. Visit Corberrie Cider Company for an orchard tour and tasting room. Located in Corberrie, Nova Scotia. For more information, please visit: www.corberriecidercompany.ca


Dalhousie Alumni receive up to 30% off base rates on Avis rentals, and up to 35% on Budget car rental or Budget truck rental.

Plus, enjoy other money-saving coupon offers such as a free weekend day. For complete terms, visit the websites for Avis car rental or Budget car rental.

Dalhousie Alumni receive $40 in driving credit on any new membership.
Communauto Atlantic allows members to have car access without the costs and commitments of car ownership. By becoming a member you gain the freedom to hop from point A to point B for quick errands, go for a day trip, or even go for a vacation without worrying about car associated costs. Communauto Atlantic covers the costs of insurance and gas, plus members get great perks including free parking all around Halifax!
Dalhousie Alumni SAVE an additional $150 per person on ANY Contiki – International trip 7 days or longer. Promo is combinable with all Contiki brochure discounts but not combinable with other promotional offers.

Contiki are the social travel experts for 18-35s, and we like making new friends almost as much as we like eating gelato in the Italian sun. With over 350 trips across 6 continents, our trips are packed with the kind of experiences that’ll still make you smile in 20 years’ time. Whether you join us solo or in a group, our trips are designed to bring people together to discover the world.








Save 40% off your Nova Scotia Boating License with promo code: DAL40

MyBoatCard.com® is Canada’s trusted provider of boating safety education. Our Official Nova Scotia Boating License (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) never expires and is valid for use nationwide. Simply study our online boating safety course, pass the test and go boating today!

Transport Canada accredited since 1999. Save 40% off your boating license with promo code: DAL40

Check us out at MyBoatCard.com and enter the promo code at checkout at the end of Chapter 1.

Go Boating Today!

Dalhousie Alumni receive 50% off online courses and $25 off all driving courses.

Young Drivers of Canada is thrilled to offer Dalhousie Alumni $25 off all Driving Courses, in addition to 50% off online courses or free online courses with the purchase of a Driving Course. This offer is valid until December 31st, 2024.

Dalhousie Alumni receive 20% off the rack rate at the Halifax Airport
Start and end your trip at Park’N Fly, Canada’s leading airport parking company. With a network that spans coast-to-coast, we currently operate in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Halifax. Our goal is to provide our customers with cost-effective parking options while enjoying a park happy experience with every stay.


Dalhousie Alumni can save 25% off select productions – all season long!

With William Shakespeare as its foundation, the Stratford Festival is North America’s destination of choice for classical and contemporary theatre. Learn more about exclusive alumni offers here.

Dalhousie Alumni enjoy the discounted rate of $40.25 after taxes, offering Alumni a savings of $16.25!

The Halifax Thunderbirds are pleased to have Dalhousie University Alumni out to their games on March 15th and April 20th. Tickets to these games will be offered to Dal Alumni at the discounted rate of $40.25 after taxes, offering Alumni a savings of $16.25.

This offer is valid for tickets bought between February 12th – April 20th for the March 15th and April 20th games. Alumni will use the discount code provided by the Halifax Thunderbirds, found in our benefits program portal. Check their 2023-24 season tickets here.

Dalhousie Alumni receive 10%-25% off depending on the show.

Broadway Across Canada has been celebrating 20 years of touring Broadway in Canada. By presenting shows like Wicked, Disney’s The Lion King, Mamma Mia! and upcoming Come From Away, Broadway Across Canada has becoming the top promoter for Broadway Musicals coming to Canada.

Health Services

Dalhousie Alumni enjoy up to 20% off
Tranquility Online offers you the ability to tackle your anxiety from the comfort of your own home. Using the gold standard of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the Tranquility program provides self-directed work coupled with individual coaching. This combination allows you the flexibility to work at your own time and pace, the accountability and support of your own coach, and the ability to maintain privacy. Managing your mental health shouldn’t be inaccessible, that’s why we’re giving Dal Alumni 20% off all our services! Start today and get the support you need on your schedule. For additional information, please visit our website at Tranquility Online


Show your Dalhousie University Alumni card or enrolment email at checkout and receive 10% OFF your purchase.*

Aerobics First is an independently owned run and ski store specializing in exceptional customer service, technical knowledge and the best selection of running and skiing products on the market. We have been in the same location in Halifax, Nova Scotia for nearly 40 years. No matter how you decide to be active, we want to get you moving comfortably.

*Discount can only be applied to regular priced items, and cannot be combined with other discounts/promotions. Electronics and nutrition products are excluded.

Dalhousie University Alumni Receive 5% off on online orders until March 31, 2024!




Black Bow Gift Co. is a company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, offering numerous high-quality items to serve as wedding favours or other wedding-related gifts. Founder Amanda enjoys collaborating with craftspeople and using their special products to design creations that to-be-weds will delight in giving to their loved ones. This business can provide pre-designed gifts, or couples can opt to design their own offerings from an extensive collection of upscale goods.

Dalhousie University Alumni Receive 15% off all regular-priced merchandise!

In A Box Gifts, a giftware and clothing boutique that specializes in providing customers with a selection of beautiful, unique and fashionable items. The majority of our stock is from Europe, where we find items that don’t exist anywhere else in Halifax.

Black Harbour Distillers Inc. is offering Dalhousie Alumni Benefits members 20% off on merchandise and 10% on bottled alcohol.

Black Harbour Distillers are crafters of fine blended spirits, locally produced in Hubbards, Nova Scotia. We have a variety of Rum, Gin and Vodka.

SoftMoc is pleased to invite all Dalhousie University Alumni to save 10% off all regular and sale priced merchandise. *Some exclusions may apply*

You are also welcome to additional savings and benefits through membership in SoftMoc’s Frequent Buyer Program.
Frequent Buyer Program: You are eligible to earn 1 point for every $1 you spend. These points never expire and can be used in store and online. You can redeem as little as 100 points, or redeem later with more points for grater savings.

Dalhousie Providers


Dalhousie Alumni receive 15% off crested clothing.

Wear the black and gold with pride with apparel and merchandise from the University Bookstore. It’s easy to show your Dal spirit with 15% off crested clothing for alumni. Browse the University Bookstore online.

As a Dalhousie University graduate you still have access to great Library Services and resources! Click here for details.

Alumni are offered a 20% discount on regular annual membership rates.

Dalplex is a hub of activity for the Dal community as Dalhousie’s primary fitness and recreation facility. It includes the Cardio Plus Centre, 2 weight rooms, over 35 group fitness classes, pool time, an indoor track and much more.

Become a Benefit Provider

Connect with us today to learn more about our benefit partnership packages!



Interested in becoming a partner? We are continuously looking to expand the offers within the Dal Alumni Benefits Program. Whether you are an international, national, local or alumni-owned business we invite you to connect with our team today to explore what a new partnership could look like!