Duke Commencement 2022

May 12–14, 2023

Commencement Events Livestream

A group of students in Duke gear doing a funny pose in front of the chapel
A group of graduates standing on Chapel Drive with Duke Chapel in the background
A group of graduates wearing Duke letter jackets with the clocktower in the background
A group of Duke students in suits sitting on the chapel steps
Students on Chapel Drive throwing their graduation caps with Duke Chapel in the far background
A group posing for photos underneath the arches near Duke Chapel

Class of 2023!

On May 12 – 14, 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 14
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 12
1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
Students will line up 30 minutes before their service.
Duke Chapel & Page Auditorium