Welcome, everyone!

This page provides general information useful to everyone attending graduation.


Parking and Special Needs

Saturday'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.

General Parking

Parking will be available in the Science Drive Garage which is located at the intersection of Science Drive and Cameron Boulevard/Highway 751. Please plan to enter the garage from Cameron Boulevard/Highway 751. Please allow 10-15 minutes to walk from the parking garage to Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Please use this map as a resource for parking and walking directions to the stadium!


Weather in Durham

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

Saturday Ceremony Policy

The Saturday 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 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.

Graduation Speakers

Fuqua's 2019 Executive MBA Programs commencement speaker is Tim Ryan, US Chairman and Senior Partner, PWC. Tim founded the  CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ initiative and embodies all of the leadership qualities we admire at Fuqua.You can read more about Tim in his biography here.

Lisa Borders, T’79, will be Duke’s 2019 Commencement Speaker. As the President and CEO of Time's Up, Lisa is leading the way toward building a more just, equitable future for women, a mission that she has carried with her throughout her career in business, public service, philanthropy and the WNBA. Lisa also  serves as a Duke Trustee. You can read more about Lisa here.