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Summer Transition Series

Dear Graduate & Professional Students,

Congratulations! On behalf of Duke’s Graduate & Professional Student Services office, we are excited to welcome you to Duke University! You are invited to join us online for opportunities to engage in real time to answer your questions about transitioning to life at Duke University and moving to Durham, NC, USA.

Our Summer Transitions Series will help you:

  • INTERACT: Meet influential members of the Duke community.
  • COMMUNICATE: Talk directly with experts regarding relevant new student topics.
  • CONNECT: Access all sessions conveniently online.

SCHEDULE: Additional sessions may be added throughout the summer. Continue to check back for updates.

The five-part 2024 Summer Transition Series schedule:

Search Tips for Off-Campus Housing in Durham

May 16 at 9:00am EST

Hosted by Off Campus & Community Housing, Housing & Residence Life, and Duke University Police Department

Overview of NC Immunizations for Duke Students

May 21 at 9:00am EST

Hosted by Duke Student Health

Living on a Grad/Prof Student Budget

June 6 at 9:00am EST

Hosted by the Office of Student Loans and Personal Finance

Overview of the Student Accommodation Process and Community Resources

June 11 at 9:00 am EST

Hosted by The Duke Student Accommodation Office

Durham Uncovered: A student panel exploring favorite places in the Bull City

June 27 at 9:00am EST



Registration is required for each webinar, link available HERE. If you are unable to participate during the scheduled time, recordings of each webinar will be posted 3-5 business days post-recording.


Not sure if you’ll be able to join live, but still have a question you want to be answered? You can submit questions before the webinar. Our moderators will do their best to answer all questions received during the appropriate webinar!

If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate and Professional Student Services Team at

The 2024 Summer Transition Series is brought to you by the offices of New Students & Family Programs, International House, and Graduate & Professional Student Services.