Commencement Weekend
May 13 - 15, 2016

Commencement Weekend 2016

Mark Your Calendars

The one hundred sixty-fourth commencement ceremony will take place in the morning of Sunday, May 15. Duke celebrates commencement with a weekend full of events and ceremonies. A detailed schedule of these events is typically available by late November.

About Duke University's Commencement

Commencement weekend, with its formal baccalaureate services and university-wide commencement ceremony, follows traditions as ancient and universal as those from the first medieval universities and as unique as Duke University itself.

Learn more about the historical traditions of commencement at Duke.