Graduation

Duke University Commencement 2016May 11 - 13, 2018

The 2018 Duke University Commencement ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 13, 2018. For full details of university events, please see commencement.duke.edu

Details of Duke Engineering events during Commencement Weekend 2018 will be posted to this page when plans are finalized in early 2018.

More Information

University events: Complete university-wide 2018 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

Commencement 2017

Duke Engineering Graduation Events for 2017 were held May 12-14, 2017. 

Read an article about events celebrating our 565 Duke Engineering Graduates.

Watch video of the 2017 Duke Engineering graduation ceremonies.


2017 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