Find your fit

Getting Started

Not sure how to get involved with Duke Alumni? Not sure what to do first? Here’s a guide to help you discover all the ways you can connect, engage and celebrate – and how to find the right mix for you.


Meet Duke alumni in your areaMeet Duke alumni in your area

Duke alumni groups are active in cities of all sizes all around the world. Each year we help alumni volunteers put on hundreds of social, educational and cultural events that allow you to meet Duke alumni in your area and learn new things about your alma mater. There’s no need to sign up: Just keep your address up-to-date and we’ll send you news about all the Duke events in your area. You can also see what’s happening any time on our Regional Events page or Calendar.

Connect with alumni who share your interestsFind alumni who share your interests

Our affinity groups are a great way to reconnect with classmates and meet new friends with a common background. Or you can search the Duke Alumni Network to find alumni who share your interests.

Be better informed about what's going on at DukeBe informed about what’s going on at Duke

Keep on top of campus life by reading our award-winning Duke Magazine. And make sure to follow DukeAlumni on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn to stay engaged with Duke and its amazing alumni.


Learn something newLearn something new

We know Duke alumni are hungry for new knowledge, and we serve it up in many ways – through online courses, lectures from your favorite professors, in-depth educational experiences and more. Check out our Forever Learning programs and experience the thrill of a Duke education all over again.

Help a prospective or current studentGet help from fellow alumni or give support to a student

Alumni can make a huge difference for fellow alumni, students, and recent grads by offering mentoring, advice, and career leads. Ask or answer questions through Ask a Blue Devil, our online mentoring tool that connects alumni or students with fellow Blue Devils for quick advice. And make sure your profile is up-to-date so people know they can reach you for help.

Hire a Duke student or alumHire a Duke student or alum

Offering an internship or career opportunity to a Duke student or recent grad is the ultimate win-win. If you’re looking to add Duke talent to your team, contact the Duke Career Center. Join the Duke Alumni LinkedIn group and use #DukeAlumniJobs to search and post jobs and professional development opportunities. You can also see next steps on our Career Resources page for other ways to put the Blue Devil network at your fingertips.

Give something back – and not just moneyGive back with your time, talent, or philanthropic support

Supporting Duke can come in so many forms. Your financial support can help us provide alumni programming for Duke communities everywhere. And, giving your time, talent, and leadership to the university through volunteering is a great way to experience Duke from the inside and make things better for students and alumni.

Take an adventureTake an adventure

Our travel programs offer unforgettable experiences with a Duke flavor. You can explore the most fascinating, exotic places on Earth with faculty and alumni who can offer insider knowledge and perspective.


Be a social ambassadorBe a social ambassador

Are you on social media? Do you love bragging about the newest Duke news and opportunities to your friends? Join the Blue Crew and become a Duke Alumni social ambassador to help us share Duke updated with all your followers – and get a chance to win great prizes!