Crisis/emergency situation
AdmissionsOffice of Graduate Admissions,
Advisor-related issuesSenior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: John Klingensmith,
Coursework (e.g., adding, dropping, auditing courses)Graduate School Office of Academic Affairs,
Degree program informationFor questions about a specific degree program, contact that program's director of graduate studies  (DGS) or director of graduate studies assistant (DGSA). You can find them in our DGS and DGSA directory.

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Dissertation/thesisGraduate School Office of Academic Affairs,
English for International StudentsAssistant Dean and Director of EIS: Brad L. Teague,
Financial support and funding
Giving/donationsGraduate School Director of Development: Angela Eberts,
  • Graduation status, deadlines, requirements, etc.: Graduate School Office of Academic Affairs,
  • Commencement activities (e.g., hooding ceremony): Office of Graduate Student Affairs,
Harassment, discrimination, and related concernsSee our guide on these issues for a list of contacts, resources, and reporting options
Health and wellness (physical, mental, etc.) questions and concerns
Leave of absence and other time off from studies or assistantship dutiesGraduate School Office of Academic Affairs,
Professional development
  • General questions, Emerging Leaders Institute, Professional Development Series: Melissa Bostrom,
  • Preparing Future Faculty: Hugh Crumley,
  • Responsible Conduct of Research: Hugh Crumley,
  • Teaching training (e.g., Certificate for College Teaching, TA training, Bass Instructional Fellowships): Hugh Crumley,
Responsible Conduct of Research
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Academic Affairs

2127 Campus Drive
Box 90068
Durham, NC 27708
Tel: (919) 681-3248
Fax: (919) 684-2277


2127 Campus Drive
Box 90065
Durham, NC 27708
Tel: (919) 684-3913
Fax: (919) 684-2277

Dean's Office

2127 Campus Drive
Box 90068
Durham, NC 27708
Tel: (919) 681-1560
Fax: (919) 684-2277

Financial Aid

2127 Campus Drive
Box 90061
Durham, NC 27708
Tel: (919) 681-3247
Fax: (919) 681-8018

Graduate Student Affairs

2127 Campus Drive
Box 90070
Durham, NC 27708
Tel: (919) 684-2056
Fax: (919) 681-8018