Commencement Weekend
May 11 - 13, 2018


PhD Hooding Ceremony and Reception

Saturday, May 13
5:30 PM
Durham Convention Center
301 W. Morgan Street

Additional Information

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Parking Information

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Event Contact

Sondra Ponzi,

Diploma Pickup

Doctoral degree recipients who are unable to attend the hooding ceremony may pick up their diplomas at The Graduate School on the following dates: 

May 15 through May 19
8:30 AM–5 PM
2127 Campus Drive

Event Contact

The Graduate School, (919) 681-3257

University-wide Events

Friday and Saturday: Baccalaureate Services
Saturday: Forever Duke Party
Sunday: Commencement Ceremony
Weekend: Diploma Distributions & Hoodings


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Families and Guests

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