Faculty & Administration
Duke’s 162nd Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 11, at 10 a.m. in Wallace Wade Stadium with the student procession beginning at 9:30 a.m. All faculty and administration are invited to participate in the procession and sit with fellow faculty on the field beside the stage. The ceremony will feature the conferral of degrees, the awarding of honorary degrees, a student speaker and remarks from General Martin Dempsey A.M.’84, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Please complete this online form by Friday, March 21 to register for Commencement and order complimentary attire. Apparel may be picked up from the Bryan Center (Brown Art Gallery) beginning Monday, April 28, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and ending at noon on Saturday, May 10.
We encourage you also to join colleagues, students and their families for the President's Reception on the Chapel Quadrangle on Saturday, May 10, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Other events and special ceremonies during the weekend are listed on the Schedule of Events.