Graduation

Duke University Commencement 2016May 12 - 14, 2017

Duke Engineering Graduation Events are scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 12-14, 2017.  For Pratt event details, please see the schedule below.

The 2017 Duke University Commencement ceremony will take place at Wallace Wade Stadium on Sunday, May 14, 2017. For full details of university events, please see commencement.duke.edu

Important notes

Expect a busy weekend: May 14, 2017, is also commencement day for many colleges and universities in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region, so please keep this in mind when planning your dining and hotel accommodations.

Duke Chapel Pictures: Duke Chapel will be available from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 for graduates, family and friends to take pictures.

More Information

University events: Complete university-wide 2017 commencement information, including schedules, parking information and advice on lodging, restaurants and local attractions, can be found on the Duke Commencement website: commencement.duke.edu

Parking and Transportation: Complete details at commencement.duke.edu

Dining options: Click here to see a summary list


Duke Engineering SChedule of Events

Friday, May 12, 2017

2017 Pratt PhD Graduation Luncheon

PhD Graduates, Family Members and Graduates’ Advisors
12:00 p.m.
Ground Floor Atrium –
Fitzpatrick Center [map]

Graduates and faculty advisors will receive an official invitation from the Pratt PhD Program. RSVP required for attendance. Contact Sara Faust at sfaust@duke.edu for additional information.

 

2017 Pratt Distributed Master of Engineering Management Program (d-MEMP) Diploma Ceremony

6:00 p.m.
Schiciano Auditorium - Fitzpatrick Center
[map]

Doors will open and seating will begin at 5:45 p.m. If anyone in your party has special seating needs, please contact Ian Turnage-Butterbaugh at ian.tb@duke.edu (subject line: "2017 Graduation").

 

Saturday, May 13, 2017

2017 Pratt Master of Engineering (MEng) Diploma Ceremony

10:30 a.m.
Reynolds Industries Theater - Bryan Center
[map]

Doors will be open and seating will begin at 10:00 a.m.  If anyone in your party has special seating needs, please contact Bridget Fletcher at bridget.fletcher@duke.edu (subject line: "2017 Graduation").

 

2017 Pratt Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Diploma Ceremony

1:00 p.m.
Reynolds Industries Theater - Bryan Center [map]

Doors will be open and seating will begin at 12:30 p.m.  If anyone in your party has special seating needs, please contact Bridget Fletcher at bridget.fletcher@duke.edu (subject line: "2017 Graduation").

 

2017 Pratt Master of Science (MS) Hooding Ceremony

3:30 pm
Reynolds Industries Theater - Bryan Center
[map]

Doors will open and seating will begin at 3 p.m.  If anyone in your party has special seating needs, please contact Sara Faust at sfaust@duke.edu (subject line: "2017 Graduation").

 

2017 Graduate School (PhD) Hooding Ceremony and Reception

5:30 p.m.
Durham Convention Center
[map]
301 W. Morgan Street
Durham, NC 27701

Tickets required. Additional information about PhD Hooding Ceremony can be found on the Duke Commencement website.

 

Sunday, May 14, 2017

2017 Pratt Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) Diploma Ceremony

3:30 p.m.
Cameron Indoor Stadium
[map]

Doors will be open and seating will begin at 3:00 p.m. No tickets are required for the Pratt Undergraduate Diploma Ceremony. There is ample seating in Cameron Indoor Stadium for all graduates and their families and friends. If anyone in your party has special seating needs, please contact Quiana Tyson at prattevents@duke.edu (subject line: "2017 Graduation").

 


Dining Options

For a comprehensive list of area restaurants, visit the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau website.

On-Campus Dining Open on Commencement Sunday

Durham Restaurants within a mile of campus

Durham Restaurants within five miles of campus