Guidelines for All Campus Visitors
For the safety and wellbeing of our entire community, all visitors to the Duke campus must comply with our community safety measures, including:
- Wearing a mask or face covering inside Duke owned or leased buildings and while riding any Duke bus or shuttle. Masks are not required outside, with the exception of crowded areas and gatherings where social distancing is not possible;
- Actively seeking to keep at least 6’ between you and others;
- Washing hands frequently and using hand sanitizer;
- Monitoring your health, particularly the symptoms of COVID-19, and staying home when you exhibit any symptoms, feel ill, or may have been exposed to others and need to self-isolate.
Campus guidelines follow state and local regulations and are subject to change.
Visitors should check this site before coming to campus and follow direction provided by campus personnel while visiting. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.
Many Campus Destinations are Closed
Several of Duke’s most frequently visited spaces are closed to visitors until further notice. Restrooms and dining facilities are also closed to the public.
|Duke Gardens||Open to the public with limited parking and entry|
|Nasher Museum||Closed to the public; open by appointment for students and faculty on Sept. 7|
|Duke Dining||Certain locations are open for students, faculty, and staff; check availability|
|Duke Chapel||Limited, in-person Sunday services with ticketed entry; online services continue to be available|
|Cameron Indoor Stadium||Closed|
|Duke Libraries||Open only to students, faculty and staff; most services require reservation|
Many Virtual Events are Open to the Public
The university welcomes and encourages community participation in many events that have been moved to virtual settings and remain open to the public, including:
- Duke Arts virtual events
- Science & Society Coronavirus Conversations
- Duke Chapel worship services and events
- Duke Chapel carillon daily recital
- Nasher Museum virtual exhibits and events
- Duke Gardens home gardening series
The Duke event calendar provides listings of a wide range of virtual programs open to the public.
Virtual Campus Tours
Visitors who wish to explore campus remotely may take a virtual campus tour.
Information for Prospective Students
Duke’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts virtual information sessions and live virtual tours for prospective undergraduate students. Prospective graduate and professional students should contact school programs directly for details on information sessions and other activities.