General Information

Graduation

Duke University's
Fuqua School of Business

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

Tel +1.919.660.7795
Fax +1.919.684.2818

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Contact +1.919.660.7795 or email MMS staff

Related Information



Information included here may be helpful as you plan your visit.

 

Parking and Special Needs

Parking and Special Needs


Friday's ceremony will take place in Cameron Indoor Stadium with a reception to follow in the Fox Student Center at the Fuqua School of Business. Students and their guests should park in the Whitford lot or Science Drive lot.  Additional parking and overflow parking will also be available; plenty of "Event Parking" signs will be posted to help direct you.

Handicapped Proximity Parking: Elderly guests or those guests with limited mobility will be permitted to park closer to the graduation venue.  To be allowed to park closer, the graduating student must have indicated a need for a guest to do so on the graduation survey that was sent out to all students.  Additionally, a handicap accessible drop-off area is located in the circle driveway in front of Cameron.

Special Needs Access for Ceremony: Seating for the MMS graduation ceremony will be on the lower level of Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Any elderly guests, or guests with limited mobility, can have reserved seating for themself and guests.  To request reserve seating for guests, the graduating student needed to indicate so on the graduation survey sent to all students.

Sunday Parking

Sunday's ceremony will take place in Wallace Wade Stadium.  Uniformed University personnel will be available throughout the campus to assist with parking.  Suggested parking lots include: Whitford Drive, Science Drive, Highway 751, Green Zone (along Frank Bassett Drive), and Wannamaker.  Accessible drop-off areas for individuals with disabilities can be found at the Wallace Wade North Gate (Whitford Drive to Cameron Indoor Stadium), and Wallace Wade East Gate (Wannamaker drive behind indoor tennis venue).  Golf carts will also be available in the parking lots to assist with transport. 

Weather

Weather in Durham:

Please prepare for weather, including rain.  Consult local weather information.

Friday Ceremony Policy:

The Friday graduation events are all indoors so weather will not be a factor.  Please plan to attend rain or shine. 

Sunday Ceremony Policy:

For Sunday's event at Wallace Wade Stadium, the ceremony will continue in the event of rain.  If weather conditions are threatening, the Graduation exercises will be canceled.  If this happens, the diplomas will be distributed in the Fox Student Center at noon as originally scheduled.  If weather conditions are questionable on Sunday morning, you may call the Office of the University Marshal (919-660-1555) or the Bryan Center Information Desk (919-684-2323). Inclement weather decisions will be made and announced by 8:30 am on Sunday morning.

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