New Student Orientation

Welcome to DUSON!

New Student Orientation provides an opportunity for students to connect with fellow peers, faculty and staff who will embark on this exciting journey with you. You will also learn more about student resources that are available to assist you during your time here as a student.

Orientation Dates

DUSON Orientation - Monday, August 19, 2024| Begins at 8 a.m. (est)
~ ABSN students will attend in person; all other programs will attend virtually.

The following programs have additional mandatory orientation dates and information will be emailed to you by your respective program:

  • ABSN

  • DNP/Post MSN-DNP

  • MSN/Post-BSN to DNP*

*MSN includes MSN, Post-Graduate Certificate, Specialty Certificate and Post-BSN to DNP students.

Accommodations, Accessibility and Assistance

Duke University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, don't hesitate to get in touch with the Duke Student Disability Access Office in advance of your participation or visit.

Emergency Information Center

Duke University has established a comprehensive emergency management plan to prevent and respond to emergencies and crisis that may occur at the University and School level. In wake of recent incidents involving armed intruders, we want to ensure your personal safety. Experts in law enforcement agree one of the most important steps you can take to survive an active shooter situation is to have thought through in advance what you would do in a given situation. Click here to watch this short video on what to do if there is an armed intruder.

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