We are working to create a safe and well-coordinated graduation following Duke and state guidelines. Any changes will be emailed to graduates directly.


This information is for graduating students. It is designed to help get you through the big day, including a schedule, a to do list, instructions for the day itself, and a list of frequently asked questions.

Graduation 2024

Deadline Passed

Are you ready?

End of Year Events

Dates Event Location/Format Who can attend?
May 4-6
Exact times by section
Fuqua Reflects


Virtual all-class event

In-person section events at Fuqua

SYs only

FYs will have own Reflects programming

May 12

2:00 - 6:00 pm

Graduation Kick-off Event In-person at JB Duke SYs only

May 15 

2:00 pm

Graduation Ceremony and SY Awards

In-person at Cameron Indoor Stadium 

Live streaming to YouTube (Zoom option for those located in China). Will be recorded and shared.

SYs only

Families & friends can join via livestream

May 29

10:00 am

Class of 2021 Finale Virtual SYs and families

Graduation Events Schedule

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Fuqua Graduation and SY Awards Celebration

Cameron Indoor Stadium

2:00 pm

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

HSM Certificate Ceremony


7:00 pm

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Fuqua degree conferral and Fuqua Finale


10:00 am