This schedule was compiled based off of the events listed on the Commencement weekend's official schedule.


Friday, May 11, 2018

Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony: 9:00 a.m., Duke Chapel

Reception and brunch for A.B. Duke, B.N. Duke, Karsh International, MasterCard Foundation, Reginaldo Howard Memorial and University Scholars: 9:00 a.m., Washington Duke Inn

International House Farewell brunch: 9:30 a.m., International House, 300 Alexander Avenue

Army ROTC commissioning ceremony: 10:00 a.m., Duke Gardens

Class gift from Duke Alumni Association pickup: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Penn Pavilion

Master of Science in Global Health commencement ceremony and reception: 10:30 a.m., Paul M. Gross Hall

Baldwin Scholars commencement ceremony: 11:00 a.m., Nelson Music Room (East Duke Building)

Senior Class Day ceremony: 11:00 a.m., Page Auditorium

Global Cultural Studies in the Program in Literature Departmental luncheon and diploma pick-up: 11:30 a.m., Gilbert-Addoms Down Under

Pratt School of Engineering Ph.D. luncheon: 12:00 p.m., Fitzpatrick Center, Pre-Function Lobby Area & Ground Floor Atrium

Child Policy Research certificate ceremony and celebration: 1:00 p.m., Rubenstein Hall, Room 200

Naval ROTC commissioning ceremony: 1:30 p.m., Duke Chapel

African and African-American Studies awards ceremony and reception: 2:00 p.m., Jameson Gallery, 115 Ernestine Friedl Building 

Fuqua Health Sector Management certificate commencement ceremony: 2:00 p.m., Kirby Winter Garden

Global Health commencement ceremony and reception: 2:00 p.m, Paul M. Gross Hall

Policy, Journalism and Media Studies awards ceremony and reception: 2:30 p.m., Sanford School of Public Policy, Rhodes Conference Room 223

Program in Education graduation ceremony: 2:30 p.m., Nasher Museum

Baccalaureate service, surnames A-H: 4:30 p.m., Duke Chapel

Jewish Baccalaureate and reception: 4:30 p.m., Freeman Center

Fuqua Master of Management Studies commencement ceremony: 5:00 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Fuqua Master of Quantitative Management commencement ceremony: 5:00 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Family barbecue for the School of Law: 5:00 p.m., The Rick House, 609 Foster St.

Pratt Distributed Master of Engineering Management hooding ceremony: 6:00 p.m., Schiciano Auditorium, Fitzpatrick Center

School of Law candlelight dinner: 7:00 p.m. Star Commons, School of Law

Doctor of Medicine Hippocratic Oath ceremony and reception: 7:00 p.m., Duke Chapel


Saturday, May 12, 2018

Dance Program breakfast reception and graduation celebration: 9:00 a.m. The Ark Dance Studio, East Campus

Fuqua Cross Continent, Global Executive and Weekend Executive MBA Programs commencement: 9:00 a.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Music reception and diploma ceremony: 9:00 a.m., Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building

Nicholas School Graduate and Professional graduation ceremony commencement reception: 9:00 a.m., Chemistry Lot, West Campus

Hindu Baccalaureate service: 10:00 a.m., Fitzpatrick Schiciano A

Sanford Master of Public Policy, Master of International Development Policy and Ph.D. hooding ceremony: 10:00 a.m., Wilson Recreational Center

Pratt Master of Science hooding ceremony: 10:30 a.m., Reynolds Theatre, Bryan Center

School of Medicine Master of Biomedical Sciences reception and Diploma Distribution: 10:30 a.m., Trent Semans Center for Health Education, Great Hall

Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies commencement and celebration luncheon: 11 a.m., Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building

School of Medicine Biostatistics and Bioinformatics reception and diploma distribution: 11:00 a.m., University Club, University Tower

Baccalaureate service, surnames I-Q: 11:30 a.m., Duke Chapel

Marine Laboratory commencement reception: 11:30 a.m., Environment Hall

Cardea Fellows commencement ceremony and reception: 12:30 p.m., Atrium, French Family Science Center

Germanic Languages and Literature commencement ceremony and reception: 12:30 p.m., Old Chemistry Building, Room 116

Graduate School Germanic Languages and Literature commencement ceremony and reception: 12:30 p.m., Old Chemistry Building, Room 116

Fuqua Daytime MBA and Ph.D. Programs commencement ceremony: 1:00 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Nicholas School Undergraduate recognition ceremony commencement reception: 1:00 p.m., Chemistry Lot, West Campus

Public Policy recognition ceremony, reception and diploma distribution: 1:00 p.m., Wilson Recreation Center, optional reception to follow 

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies hooding ceremony and reception: 1:30 p.m., Ambassador Ballroom, Washington Duke Inn

Master of Arts in Teaching graduation celebration: 3:00 p.m., Auditorium in the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park

School of Medicine Clinical Research reception and diploma distribution: 3:00 p.m., Tobacco Road Sports Café

Human Rights Certificate certificate reception: 4:00 p.m., Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 on the first floor

Baccalaureate service, surnames R-Z: 3:00 p.m., Duke Chapel

Catholic Center Baccalaureate mass and reception: 4:30 p.m., Baldwin Auditorium

Innovation and Entrepreneurship certificate ceremony and recognition: 4:30 p.m., Gross Hall 107, Ahmadieh Family Auditorium

30th Annual Trinity College Arts awards ceremony: 5:00 p.m., The Rubenstein Arts Center

Graduate School Ph.D. Programs hooding ceremony and reception: 5:30 p.m., Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan Street

School of Law hooding ceremony: 5:30 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Doctor of Physical Therapy hooding ceremony, diploma distribution and reception: 6:00 p.m., Washington Duke Inn

Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture Final Honors ceremony and reception: 6:00 p.m., Page Auditorium

Divinity School service of worship, hooding ceremony and reception: 6:30 p.m., Duke Chapel

School of Law champagne farewell: 7:30 p.m., Star Commons, School of Law

Forever Duke commencement party: 8:00 p.m., Small Circuit Drive Parking Lot


Sunday, May 13, 2018

Commencement Ceremony: 9:00 a.m., Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium

Biology awards and diploma ceremony: 12:00 p.m., Wilson Recreation Center

Chemistry luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Terrace, French Family Science Center

Classical Studies lunch and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Rubenstein Library, Room 153

Duke Medical Physics Graduate Program diploma distribution, awards ceremony and reception: 12:00 p.m., Washington Duke Inn

Economics diploma ceremony: 12:00 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Graduate School Economics diploma ceremony: 12:00 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

Graduate School Chemistry luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Terrace, French Family Science Center

Graduate School Mathematics luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Levine Science Research Center, Love Auditorium

Graduate School Physics luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Levine Science Research Center, Love Auditorium

Graduate Religious Studies luncheon: 12:00 p.m., Alumni Memorial Commons Room, Langford Building

Linguistics Program diploma ceremony and reception: 12:00 p.m., Lobby, Old Chemistry Building

Mathematics luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Levine Science Research Center, Love Auditorium

Markets and Management Studies certificate pick up and reception: 12:00 p.m., The Landing, Bryan Center

Political Science luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Penn Pavilion

Physics and Mathematics luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m., Levine Science Research Center, Love Auditorium

Program II diploma distribution and luncheon: 12:00 p.m., McClendon Commons (Undergraduate Admissions)

Religious Studies luncheon: 12:00 p.m., Alumni Memorial Commons Room, Langford Building

Romance Studies luncheon and diploma ceremony: 12:00 p.m., Von der Heyden Pavilion, Perkins Library

Slavic and Eurasian Studies diploma ceremony and reception: 12:00 p.m., Lobby, Old Chemistry Building

School of Medicine Pathologists’ Assistant luncheon and diploma distribution: 12:00 p.m.

Art, Art History and Visual Studies diploma ceremony and reception: 12:30 p.m., Smith Warehouse, Bays 9-11 on the second floor

Computer Science diploma and awards ceremony: 12:30 p.m., Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan Street

Cultural Anthropology luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:30 p.m., Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building

English reception and diploma ceremony: 12:30 p.m., Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center

Graduate School Philosophy diploma distribution and reception: 12:30 p.m., Freeman Center, Upper Level

Graduate School Computer Science diploma and awards ceremony: 12:30 p.m., Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan Street

Graduate School Cultural Anthropology luncheon, awards ceremony and diploma distribution: 12:30 p.m., Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building

Graduate Statistical Science diploma distribution: 12:30 p.m., The Rickhouse

Information Science and Studies certificate ceremony and recognition: 12:30 p.m., Smith Warehouse, Bays 9-11 on the second floor

Philosophy diploma distribution and reception: 12:30 p.m., Freeman Center, Upper Level

Sociology diploma distribution and luncheon: 12:30 p.m., Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center

Statistical Science diploma distribution: 12:30 p.m., The Rickhouse

Theater Studies diploma distribution: 12:30 p.m., Sheafer Theater, Bryan Center

Neuroscience diploma distribution and recognition ceremony: 12:45 p.m., Page Auditorium

Evolutionary Anthropology diploma distribution and reception: 1:00 p.m., Biological Science Building, Room 111

Graduate School Evolutionary Anthropology diploma distribution and reception: 1:00 p.m., Biological Science Building, Room 111

International Comparative Studies luncheon and diploma ceremony: 1:00 p.m., Lawn of West Duke Building

Psychology diploma distribution and recognition ceremony: 1:00 p.m., Duke Chapel

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies diploma ceremony and reception: 2:00 p.m., Gross Hall 107 (Ahmadieh Family Auditorium)

History lunch and diploma ceremony: 2:00 p.m., Baldwin Auditorium, East Campus

Master of Fine Arts diploma distribution: 3:00 p.m., Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium

School of Medicine Physician Assistant diploma distribution and reception: 3:00 p.m., Washington Duke Inn

Pratt Bachelor of Science in Engineering diploma ceremony: 3:30 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium

School of Nursing hooding and recognition ceremony: 5:00 p.m., Duke Chapel with overflow seating in Page Auditorium