Office of Admissions

Located on the first floor of the Port Campus, the Office of Admissions supports those interested in enroling in any of NSCAD's programs. Whether you wish to take one class as a non-degree student, complete an undergraduate or graduate degree or a post baccalaureate certificate, we're here to help you find the best program to meet your needs and ease the transition to student life.

 Terry_Bailey_Portrait_NSCAD_2015-web Photo by Eliot Wright


Terry Bailey
Director, Admissions and Enrolment Services

(902) 494 8188 telephone
(902) 442 4077 fax


Ruby Boutlier
Photo by Jacob Mailman


Ruby Boutilier
Coordinator, Recruitment

Ruby graduated from NSCAD in 1999 and has gone on to become involved in both the film industry and independent film communities of Halifax. She is on the Board of Directors at AFCOOP, has been an instructor at NSCC, is a filmmaker and most recently a film activist. For the past 4 years she has been at NSCAD, traveling across Canada and Internationally, attending Portfolio events, Canadian education outreach events and visiting high schools, sharing both the possibilities of a NSCAD education and the opportunities that are possible with Fine Arts in general.

(902) 494 8241 telephone
(902) 442 4077 fax


Ken Rice
Coordinator, Admissions

Ken graduated from NSCAD in 2005 and has continued to nurture his creative practice in both photography and painting.  Ken spent many years working in the tourism and hospitality industry developing his proficiency in both exacting details and a love for his province and his industry.  Before joining NSCAD in 2010 Ken worked as a Community Liaison with the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market.  Ken has worked with the Division of Art History and Critical Studies, Senate and now Admissions.   

(902) 494 8259 telephone
(902) 442 4077 fax



Office of Admissions


General Contact Information:
902 334 2165 or 

902 494 8259 or
902 494 8129

Fax: 902 442 4077



Port Campus
room 105
1107 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS

Office HoursMonday - Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm