Information for Faculty
Celebrate with the Duke community as we honor our new graduates.
As a member of the faculty, your presence at the commencement ceremony and departmental ceremonies is expected and appreciated by the graduates and their families.
You may wear the academic apparel from your alma mater or rent complimentary apparel through Duke. The deadline to request apparel is April 8, 2024.
Faculty and administrators are invited to participate in the academic procession of the commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12.
Many departments host diploma ceremonies and receptions following the university-wide commencement ceremony.