Duke Commencement 2019


It’s your big day! Find everything you need to get ready for commencement.

Friends & Family

Share in the celebration! Find out how to navigate Durham, Duke, and your student’s big day.


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Commencement Weekend Events

Baccalaureate Service

Friday, May 8, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 9, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Duke Chapel

Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 10
9 a.m. Procession of Candidates
9:30 a.m. Ceremony
Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium

Diploma Ceremonies
& Other Events

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Don’t miss a chance to celebrate with your family, friends, and classmates!