Duke Commencement 2024

May 10–12, 2024

Commencement Livestream

Visitor Visas

While the details for Duke’s 2024 Commencement are still being finalized, updated information is available to help you get started on obtaining a visitor visa now.

Commencement Ticket Release

If you have ordered your university wide commencement tickets, you will receive them around May 1st.  An email will be sent out when these tickets have been delivered.

Class of 2024!

On May 10 – 12, your hard work at Duke culminates with all the pomp and circumstance your accomplishment deserves.


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.

Commencement Weekend Events

Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 12
9 a.m. Procession of Candidates
9:30 a.m. Ceremony
Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium

Diploma Ceremonies
& Other Events

Browse the full list of the weekend’s events.
Don’t miss a chance to celebrate with your family, friends, and classmates!

Baccalaureate Service

Friday, May 10
1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
Students will line up 30 minutes before their service.
Duke Chapel & Page Auditorium