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Take a Moment to Breathe

Find time in your day to pause, breathe, and reflect — your brain and body will thank you!

Below is a list of open spaces on campus for a moment calm or mediation.  You can also check out this interactive map of spaces at Duke University.

  • Bryan Center: Buddhist Room (0045)

  • Duke Cancer Center Quiet Room

  • Duke Gardens: Find a quiet bench or take a meditative stroll.

  • Duke Medicine Pavillion Chapel

  • Duke University Chapel

  • Keohane Quad (West Campus) 4B401: The Mosaic

  • Oasis East & West

  • Perkins Library: Prayer and Meditation Room 220

    • Open during library hours to any member of the Duke community.
  • Student Wellness Center:

    • CAPS: Being Well Room.

      • Open M-F, from 8-5 pm, please stop by the CAPS front desk to request to use the space.
    • Murphy-Nimcocks Meditation Garden. 

      • Open year round, weather permitting.
  • Wannamaker Residence Hall, Floor 0

Please comment below if other locations should be added to this list.