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CONGRATULATIONS
WELCOME CLASS OF 2026!
Welcome, Future Blue Devil! Congratulations on your acceptance to Duke’s Class of 2026. Your many successes inside and outside of the classroom have earned you a place among the world’s best students.
Please use this website as a guide as you explore the next steps in transitioning to your college experience at Duke University.
WHAT'S NEXT
Are you ready to make it official? Here are the next steps to confirm your enrollment and begin your journey as a Duke Blue Devil!
CONFIRM YOUR ENROLLMENT
Are you ready to make it official? Log into your portal today.
APPLICATION PORTAL
VISIT VIRTUALLY
Join us for a virtual information session led by a Duke Admissions Officer, then take a live virtual campus tour.
VIRTUAL VISIT SCHEDULE
FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM
Tune in on Fridays to experience Duke with a current student.
FOLLOW @DISCOVERDUKE
CONNECT WITH US
Be on the lookout for messages about our online admitted student platform, D.U.K.E.
CONNECT TO D.U.K.E.
MAKE DUKE POSSIBLE
Duke remains committed to making all students’ education affordable.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT
VIRTUAL EVENTS
Throughout the winter, you will have the chance to get to know each other, participate in a live Q&A with current students, and learn about our signature opportunities through Early Decision Blue Devil Days. These events will allow you to begin your lifelong journey with the Duke community. More academic and co-curricular events will take place in April.
For event access information, 
LOG IN TO YOUR APPLICATION PORTAL
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SAVE THE DATE
Accommodations
Duke University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. All sessions will be presented with closed captioning. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, please contact Idella Hackett at idella.hackett@duke.edu or (919) 684-0186 in advance of your participation.
Questions?
Missed a session?  Check your portal for recordings!
For event-related questions, please email bluedevildays@duke.edu
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS DUKE'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19?
HOW DO I VISIT CAMPUS?
Although our physical offices are closed, Undergraduate Admissions staff are working remotely. You may email us at undergrad-admissions@duke.edu​, or for urgent matters call us at 919-684-3214.
This information is accurate as of 4/5/2021 but is subject to change. Duke will provide updates to all admitted students of any changes.
SIGNATURE OPPORTUNITIES
ONCE YOU’RE HERE
Your Duke education doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Duke has dedicated significant resources to exceptional learning opportunities beyond campus.
THE FOCUS PROGRAM
Interdisciplinary seminars for first-year students
APPLY TO THE FOCUS PROGRAM
DUKE GAP YEAR PROGRAM
Gap year funding for admitted students
APPLY TO THE DUKE GAP YEAR PROGRAM
BASS CONNECTIONS
Working collaboratively, contribute to interdisciplinary research
LEARN MORE ABOUT BASS CONNECTIONS
DUKEENGAGE GATEWAY
DukeEngage's newest community engagement program
LEARN MORE ABOUT DUKEENGAGE GATEWAY
TAKE A DEEPER DIVE
Duke students don’t play it safe. As imaginative as they are ambitious, our students are community-minded and unafraid to confront difficult and complex issues head-on, challenge the status quo, and drive real-world change. While Duke students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the globe, they are united by their curiosity, community-mindedness, and desire to change the world.
YOUR FIRST YEAR
FOREVER DUKE STARTS HERE
Because all first-years live together on East Campus, it’s comforting that you can turn to anyone in your dorm or anyone in the first-year dining hall and know that they’re going through the same things as you.
LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR FIRST YEAR
ACADEMIC LIFE
EDUCATION IN ACTION
At Duke, you’ll be surrounded by some of the world’s brightest minds. But you won’t just be studying among them—you’ll be working with them. After all, the world’s toughest problems are solved by interdisciplinary exploration, unconventional thinking, and serious collaboration.
LEARN MORE ABOUT ACADEMIC LIFE
CAMPUS LIFE
IT'S A DUKE THING
There’s a palpable energy on campus. Maybe that’s because students are often on the move. Buzzing from the research lab to the studio, from maker’s spaces to Duke Forest trails—no two students’ days ever look quite the same.
LEARN MORE ABOUT CAMPUS LIFE
DURHAM
HOME SWEET HOME
It’s impossible to describe the bonds between Duke and Durham. With rich culture and boundless innovation both at Duke and in the City of Medicine, we are proud of our hometown.
LEARN MORE ABOUT DURHAM
PARENTS & FAMILIES
YOU'RE A BLUE DEVIL, TOO!
Congratulations on joining the Duke family! We are delighted to welcome your student as a member of the Class of 2026 and know that you are a part of their success. We know this is an exciting time filled with many questions. That’s why we want to help make the transition as smooth as possible for both you and your student.
MAKING DUKE POSSIBLE
Financial Aid FAQ
ARRIVING AND THRIVING AT DUKE
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LEARN. ENGAGE. CONNECT.
Office of Parent & Family
Programs
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