Welcome to the family
As a fresh graduate, your time at Duke is not over. Your years at Duke have provided you the courage to reach higher while in the security of the Duke student community. Your new community is 160,000 alumni strong! We are all Duke, stay connected, Duke is also your future.
Duke Alumni Association Events
The Duke Alumni Association will distribute class gifts and alumni cards during the following dates and times:
Thursday, May 11
Friday, May 12
10 AM–2 PM
Commencement Weekend May 12 - 14, 2017
Forever Duke Commencement Party
All graduates are invited to bring their families and guests to celebrate their new status as Duke alumni. The party, in the first lot of the Blue Zone, will feature snacks, beverages and a DJ. The event is sponsored by the Duke Alumni Association and Duke University Stores.
Saturday, May 13
Blue Zone, IM2
Stay Connected to Duke In 5 easy steps
As graduation approaches, we’ll email you to let you know your Duke Alumni profile has been created in our alumni directory at alumni.duke.edu. Your profile at Alumni.Duke.Edu is the key to making new contacts and learning about opportunities that fit your interests. Take five minutes to update your contacts and career record. You can even share your LinkedIn profile with Duke.
We assign alumni to local alumni chapters based on the mailing address we have on record, so keep your address updated. You’ll automatically hear about local events and programs. You can also join and follow other alumni groups at Alumni.Duke.Edu.
Duke hosts more than 800 alumni events around the world each year. There are countless ways to learn, reconnect, advance your career or just share Duke pride. Check out the events near you and sign up.
Pay it forward
One of the best things about Dukies is that they’re always there for each other. You can do your part by volunteering for Duke. Interviewing prospective students is a great way to get started; go to Alumni.Duke.Edu/Volunteer/ to learn more.
Be in the know
We have lots of ways to keep you up to speed on happenings at Duke, from Duke Magazine to our monthly e-newsletter The Blue Note to @DukeAlumni social media. And don’t just read – respond. Share your stories and memories with us.