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Being a graduate student is hard work, so at the Duke University Graduate School we work hard to make it easier for students to have access to resources needed to achieve their scholarly, personal, and professional goals. We are your advocate and your service provider, and we are committed to helping you become an active participant in the Duke University community.  If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions about your experience at Duke, let us know. 

Student Handbook

 

Events

  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors and Collaborators (Webinar)

    This webinar will help you map your mentoring network, identify your unmet needs, and plan how to expand your existing network to meet your needs. This free webinar is provided through Duke's institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Supporting Trans* Scholars (Webinar)

    In this webinar, Dr. D-L Stewart will address the key questions and strategies needed to support trans* scholars, but also to reform and transform how we consider gender in the academy. Through discussion of institutional systems and processes, career advancement, microaggressions, and trans* resilience, attendees will gain greater insight into how they and their institutions can support trans* scholars. This free webinar is provided through Duke's institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

News & Views

Duke to Cover Dental Insurance for Ph.D. Students

June 17, 2021
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Starting in fall 2021, Duke will provide a dental insurance plan for Ph.D. students and will cover the cost of premiums for those who are in their first six consecutive years of Ph.D. study.

Getting Started on the Right Foot

Here are a couple videos to help new graduate students hit the ground running.