Through one-on-one advising, we work with you to incorporate global and civic opportunities into your academic plan. We guide you as you explore the options before you, reflect on the experiences behind you and integrate all your classes, activities and experiences into your Duke education. 

Advisors' Advice

Advisors' Advice: Request Recommendations Early

In the coming weeks, many students will be completing applications for which they need recommendations, be it an application for a summer or fall study abroad program or an internship. Ask someone who knows you well. For academic programs, a faculty member in an academically related field is usually best. Don't wait until the last minute! You're asking this person to do you a favor, so be considerate of his/her time. Give s/he at least several weeks of notice. When asking someone to write a recommendation for you, be sure to give your recommender all the information s/he needs,…

Program Highlight: Bass Connections

You can learn about opportunities to get involved in Bass Connections at an open house Wednesday, Jan. 21, 3-5 p.m., on the first floor of Gross Hall. The open house coincides with the opening of applications for new Bass Connections project teams, aimed at responding to complex challenges through interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty. Learn more about Bass Connections.

Program Highlight: DukeEngage Domestic Programs

DukeEngage will offer 13 domestic programs in Summer 2015, including new programs in Orange County and San Francisco, California, and an expanded Tucson program (with a Chiapas, Mexico, component). These projects cover a wide range of topics, including the environment, public health, education, immigration, women's social justice and homelessness. Through domestic programs, American students can make at difference at home and international students can explore a new part of the United States. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, Jan. 20 at noon. For more information, attend program-specific information sessions during Duke Engage Week next week, Jan. 13-15. Learn more…

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