Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Your Visit

Please consider the following suggestions in order to make your graduation weekend experience as enjoyable as possible.


Business casual or business formal dress is preferred.  The weather in Durham can be warm in May (average temperatures are between 55° - 78° Fahrenheit and 12.8° - 25.6° Celsius).  Please plan to dress appropriately for the weather, have good walking shoes, bring water, wear sun block (Sunday's ceremony is outdoors), an umbrella, etc.

Walking Shoes and Weather

Since guests will need to walk to the ceremony, reception, and designated parking facilities, please wear comfortable shoes and prepare appropriately for the weather, including rain.