As a student at Duke University you gain access to a wide network of support services. You also join an engaged student body on campus. Click through the links below to view on-campus assistance services and engagement opportunities for graduate students in the MIDP program. 

On-Campus Assistance

Visa Services for information and assistance related to the visa application process

Bursar’s Office for information regarding tuition, payment options and other student financial account issues

DukeCard Office for information on how to obtain your Duke student ID card

Registrar’s Office for schedule of courses and course synopsis handbook, registration information and transcript order forms

Office of Information Technology for questions regarding the Duke NetID, Duke email and other Duke computing inquiries

Parking and Transportation for parking passes and bus schedules

Community Housing for information on housing in the local area

Social, Academic, and Cultural Groups

International House provides educational services and advocacy to the international population at Duke as well as outreach to the Durham community. It also provides assistance to international students in matters of documentation, housing and transportation, and offers extensive cross-cultural programming and information to enhance the global mission of Duke University.

The Sanford School hosts a wide variety of student groups and student-staff working groups that reflect the diversity of our community. 

Duke students can connect to Campus Life Centers and Departments (CLCD) through interest and/or identity. CLCD offers an array of international programs and services such as Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Center for Multicultural Affairs, Jewish Life at Duke, Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, Muslim Life at Duke, UCAE, Women’s Center

The Duke Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) organizes graduate student working groups on a variety of relevant global issues

Duke University is home to 400+ student organizations. For a full list and to get involved, click here

Student Wellbeing

Student Disability Access Office (SDAO) is responsible for exploring possible coverage and reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The SDAO’s goal is to coordinate and provide accommodations, support services and programs that enable students with disabilities to have equal access to all Duke University programs and activities. SDAO has a process in place for students who wish to be considered for reasonable accommodations. To learn more about requesting accommodations, documentation guidelines, and implementing accommodations, please visit the SDAO website. To ensure that accommodations are in place at the start of the semester, you may begin the registration process as soon as you receive your formal acceptance letter from Duke. For further questions or information, please contact the SDAO office at sdao@duke.edu.

Student Health Center for information about immunization requirements, health insurance, doctor appointments and other services and programs covered by the student health fee

DuWell – Duke’s comprehensive student wellness center with activities like music, yoga, art, meditation, and more. 

DukeCAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) helps Duke Students enhance strengths and develop abilities to successfully live, grow and learn in their personal and academic lives. We offer many services to Duke undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, including brief individual and group counseling, couples counseling and more. CAPS staff also provide outreach to student groups, particularly programs supportive of at-risk populations, on a wide range of issues impacting them in various aspects of campus life.

DukeReach directs students, faculty, staff, parents, and others to the resources available to help a student in need. DukeReach is located in the Dean of Students Office and works with departments and groups across campus and in the community, including Housing, CAPS, Student Health, community health providers, the Academic Resource Center, and more.

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