Frequently Asked Questions


Duke University's
Fuqua School of Business

100 Fuqua Drive
Box 90120
Durham, NC 27708-0120 USA

Before Graduation

Graduation Day

When do I get my diploma? 

Cross Continent and Weekend Executive students received their diplomas in the mail prior to the graduation ceremonies.

Global Executive students will be given more information duirng the Term 5 residency on where to pick up their diplomas.

What do I do with my graduation gown, hood and cap? 

All graduation apparel belongs to the student and does not need to be returned. Students participating in the Duke Commencement ceremony on Sunday should keep track of their apparel on Saturday, as replacements will not be available. If you do not wish to keep all of your graduation apparel, the Net Impact clubs will have bins available at Fuqua on Saturday and Sunday where you can donate unwanted items.

After Graduation

Will I still have access to the buildings? 

After graduation you will be permitted to have access to Fuqua with an Alumni Card. You must go to the Duke Card Office during normal business hours to have a new picture made and to obtain your free Alumni Card. All students wishing to obtain an alumni card must inform the BMO (919-660-7733) who in turn will write to the Duke Card Office approving and assigning the appropriate building access.

Will I still have access to the library and its resources? 

Please visit the library's webpage for recent graduates for what resources you still have access to after graduation. You will need to enter your NetID and password to access the site.

How do I pay any remaining balance still due? 

If you have a balance due at the Bursar's Office, you will need to be pay it as soon as possible or your diploma and transcript will be held.

The Bursar's website has information on payment options.

What happens to my network access? 

Please see the special section for graduating students in the Technical Support Center Online for answers to your network and file access questions. While most information is applicable, please note the website will be updated at a later date for students participating in the May 2016 graduation.