Schedule of Events

Forever Duke Kickoff

All graduating students are invited to start their commencement weekend with a Duke Alumni Engagement and Development kickoff celebration.
Thursday, May 9
5 PM– 9:30 PM
Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center

Fireworks Show on Abele Quad to follow, starting at 9PM EST


Baccalaureate Services

All graduating students are invited to attend an interfaith service with prayer, music, and readings in Duke Chapel.  Registration will open on Tuesday, April 18.
Friday, May 10
1:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Duke Chapel

Commencement Ceremony

Join us for a university-wide celebration of the Class of 2023.
Sunday, May 12, 9 AM
Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium

Diploma Ceremonies & Other Events

Celebrate with classmates at events held by schools, departments and other affinity groups.
Dates and locations vary. Browse the full listing for details.