2019 GraduationDate: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Duke University Chapel
Reception: Breakfast will be served prior to the Hooding and Recognition Ceremony at the School of Nursing Pearson Building from 8:30 - 10 a.m.

General Program Information

Eligibility to Participate: Prospective December 2019, and September 2019 graduates (who did not participate in the May 2019 ceremony) are eligible to participate in the December 2019 School of Nursing Hooding and Recognition Ceremony.

Information for Guests: Tickets are required for guests. Tickets are not required for graduates. Each graduate will be allowed a maximum of four (4) guest tickets. A live stream viewing will be available online for those who are unable to attend.

Apparel: Academic regalia are required for the School of Nursing Hooding and Recognition Ceremony. Graduates can place orders for regalia through the RSVP survey that has been emailed out to them.

Doctoral Degree Recipients: If you wish to purchase your apparel, please contact Patti Silver at in the Duke University Stores. DNP graduates should either rent a black gown with apricot bars/hood and tam; or purchase a Duke Blue PhD gown with black bars only.

Nursing Pins: For graduates who would like to purchase a nursing pin, visit Jim Coleman, Ltd. to place your order. Please order by October 15, 2019 to ensure delivery for the December 2019 ceremony.

Graduate Check-in/Professional Instructions: Details regarding student check-in and processional instructions will be sent in late November 2019.

Photos: We will have two professional photographers on hand to capture all photos. Ordering information will be sent out the week after the ceremony.

Guest with Disabilities: It is improtant for us to know in advance if you, or your guest(s) require special accommodations. You will have the opportunity to do so via the RSVP form, or you may contact the DUSON Registrar.

Directions: Driving directions to Duke Chapel located at 401 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC 27708 can be found here.

Parking: Parking and drop off information with instructions will be emailed to graduates in November.

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