In your very first year at Duke, you receive instruction in real-world design—through our first-year design course, EGR 101L

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The First Year

Welcome to your first year as a Duke Engineer!

Duke Engineering's signature educational experience prepares you to be an engineer who is inspired & equipped to solve complex societal problems.

We will make you a confident creator ready to reshape the world.


2020 First-Year Students

Details to Come

Please check here for information about the first-year schedule for Fall 2020 registration, as it becomes available. 

Important 2020 Dates

  • July 27—Bookbagging for Fall 2020 registration opens
  • August 11 & 12—First-year registration windows open

New Student Programs