About the University Bulletins

The Office of the University Registrar is responsible for compiling, producing, and maintaining the bulletin for each school at Duke University. The content for the bulletins is established by the schools in conjunction with the Duke University Bulletins Policy.

All bulletins are published online and serve as static documents for historical records of the university. The university reserves the right to change programs of study, academic requirements, teaching staff, the calendar, and other matters described herein without prior notice, in accordance with established procedures.

Duke University Registrar: Frank Blalark, Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar

Coordinating Editor: Maggie Douglas

Publications Coordinator: Alaina Kaupa

Bulletin Editors:

  • Divinity School: Deborah Hackney & Katherine Smith

  • Fuqua School of Business: B. Tate

  • The Graduate School: Matthew Jones & Helene McAdams

  • School of Law: Frances Curran

  • School of Medicine: Marcie Ellis

  • Nicholas School of the Environment: Cynthia Peters

  • School of Nursing: Debra Mattice

  • Pratt School of Engineering Professional Programs: Kelsey Liddle

  • Sanford School of Public Policy: Anita Lyon

  • Undergraduate Instruction: Heather Settle

Photograph Credits: Courtesy of Duke University (Chris Hildreth, Jared Lazarus, Nat LeDonne, Reagan Lunn, Megan Mendenhall, Megan Morr, Bill Snead, Les Todd) and School of Nursing

The information in this bulletin applies to the academic year 2022-2023 and is accurate and current, to the greatest extent possible, as of August 2022. The university reserves the right to change programs of study, academic requirements, teaching staff, the calendar, and other matters described herein without prior notice, in accordance with established procedures. Duke University is committed to encouraging and sustaining a learning and work community that is free from prohibited discrimination and harassment. The institution prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status, in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, employment, or any other institution program or activity. It admits qualified students to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students.

Sexual harassment and sexual misconduct are forms of sex discrimination and prohibited by the institution. Duke has designated the Vice President for Institutional Equity and Chief Diversity Officer as the individual responsible for the coordination and administration of its nondiscrimination and harassment policies. The Office for Institutional Equity is located in Smith Warehouse, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Bay 8, Durham, NC 27708, and can be contacted at (919) 684-8222.

Questions or comments about harassment or discrimination can be directed to the following administrator in the Office for Institutional Equity: 

Discrimination in employment or educational programs and activities 
Cynthia Clinton, AVP Harassment and Discrimination Prevention and Compliance
Office for Institutional Equity
114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Bay 8
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 668-6214

Additional information, including the complete text of Duke’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct and appropriate complaint procedures, may be found by visiting the Office for Institutional Equity’s website at oie.duke.edu. For further information, visit ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html, or call (800) 421-3481.

Duke University recognizes and utilizes electronic mail as a medium for official communications. The university provides all students with email accounts as well as access to email services from public clusters if students do not have personal computers of their own. All students are expected to access their email accounts on a regular basis to check for and respond as necessary to such communications.

Information that the university is required to make available under the federal Clery Act is available by visiting the Records Division, Duke University Police Department, 502 Oregon Street, Durham, NC 27708, or by calling (919) 684-4602. See police.duke.edu/news-stats/clery for more details.

The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), 20 U.S.C § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99, is a federal law that guides the release of students’ education records, of which disciplinary records are a part. For additional information about FERPA, see ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html.

Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Duke University.

This publication is available in alternative format on request. Please call (919) 684-2813.