Housing, Dining & Residence Life (HDRL)

Central Campus Living Information

All apartments come with basic furnishings, including:

  • Dining room table and chairs
  • Stove, sink and refrigerator
  • Couch, lamp, and end tables
  • Chest of drawers, bookcase, desk, and bed

Apartment units have ample closet space and are equipped with window coverings. Linens, housekeeping supplies, and cookware are the responsibility of the residents.



Community laundry areas are provided within the complex. U.S. Mail is delivered to a central location for the residents on Central Campus. Parking is also available on the property and is managed by Duke Parking and Transportation Services. 



Bus service is provided at regular intervals between Central Campus and other areas of the University. West Campus, where most classes and library facilities are located, is a short bus ride or a quick walk from the main Central Campus. The Swift Avenue apartments are most accessible via the university bus system or Duke Van Services (919-684-2020).

 

For more information about parking and bus services, please visit the Duke Parking and Transportation Services website.

Central Campus Space Reservations:

Complete your requests at least 7 days in advance via this link. Reservations must be made for the following space and include a valid University fundcode:

  • Mill Village Study
  • Basketball Courts
  • Turf Field
  • Volleyball Court
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Devil's Den

Recreation and social facilities on Central Campus include:

  • Devil's Bistro Restaurant at the Mill Village
  • Mill Village study and social rooms
  • Mill Village outdoor patio
  • Mill Village gym
  • Uncle Harry's Convenience Store at the Mill Village
  • Central Campus Basketball courts
  • Central Campus Turf Fields
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Central Campus Swimming pool by Mill Village
  • Barbecue and picnic shelter
  • Barbecue grills in numerous locations
  • Devil's Den

All pool reservations got through Steven McCune.

Service and Maintenance Requests


Service and maintenance requests can be submitted the the Central Campus Service office, Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm:

For after-hours, weekend and holiday lockout, maintenance and facilities issues please page your area's Central Campus Resident Assistant (RA) on-call:

Central 1 Pager: (919) 970-2053
Alexander, Pace, Oregon, Smart Home, Swift, and 1809 Erwin

Central 2 Pager: (919) 970-9868
Anderson, Erwin, Lewis, Yearby, and 210 Alexander


When paging the Central Campus RA on-call, please provide your ten digit telephone number.

For all other emergencies, please call Duke Police at 911 if calling from a university phone line. Please call 919-684-2444 if calling from a cellular phone.

Residential Life Team
The Central Campus residential life team members include 12 Resident Assistants, 4 Graduate Residents, 2 Residence Coordinators and the Associate Dean for Central Campus. The Resident Assistant (RA) is a key student leadership role within Residence Life and Housing Services. Resident Assistants serve as a resource and positive community facilitator for the designated apartment buildings in their area.  Each is a member of the central campus team that is responsible for residential education, policy enforcement, on-call rotation, and support of resident’s needs.  As key leaders responsible for helping shape and maintain positive residential communities, Resident Assistants are role models for their residents and others in the university community.

Central Campus Residence Life Professional Staff

Associate Dean
Tyrone Jean
tyrone.jean@duke.edu
919-684-6689

Residence Coordinator (Alexander, Oregon, and Pace Apartment Buildings; 301 Swift, Smart Home)
Kevin Erixson
kevin.erixson@duke.edu
919-613-3787

Residence Coordinator (Yearby, Anderson, Lewis, Erwin, and 210 Alexander Apartment Buildings)
Deona Hatley
deona.hatley@duke.edu
919-613-3784

Central Campus Apartment Floor Plans

Studio/Efficiency Apartment ~ 530 sq. ft.

Living areaBedroom areaDining areaKitchen
1 sofa2 single beds1 tablestove
1 chair2 chests of drawers4 chairsrefrigerator
1 coffee table2 desks2 bookcases 
1 end table2 desk chairs  
1 lamp1 lamp  
blindsblinds 
    

 


One Bedroom Apartment ~ 640 sq. ft.

Living areaBedroom areaDining areaKitchen
1 sofa2 single beds1 tablestove
1 chair2 chests of drawers4 chairsrefrigerator
1 coffee table2 desks2 bookcases 
1 end table2 desk chairs  
1 lamp1 lamp  
blindsblinds
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Two Bedroom Full Apartment ~ 830 sq. ft.

Living areaBedroom area (each)Dining areaKitchen
1 sofa1 double bed1 tablestove
2 chairs1 chest of drawers4 chairsrefrigerator
1 coffee table1 desk  
1 end table1 desk chair  
1 lamp1 bookcase  
blinds1 lamp  
 blinds  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Two Bedroom Suite Apartment ~ 630 sq. ft.

Living areaBedroom area (each)Dining areaKitchen
1 sofa1 single bed1 tablestove
2 chairs1 chest of drawers4 chairsrefrigerator
1 coffee table1 desk  
1 end table1 desk chair  
1 lamp1 bookcase  
blinds1 lamp  
 blinds  
 hallway closet for bedroom w/o closet  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Bedroom Swift Avenue Town House Apartment ~ 890 sq. ft.

Living areaBedroom area (each)Kitchen/Dining
1 sofa1 single bedstove
2 chairs1 chest of drawersrefrigerator
1 coffee table1 desk1 table
1 end table1 desk chair4 chairs
1 lamp1 bookcase 
blinds1 lamp 
 blinds 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Three Bedroom Apartment ~ 970 sq. ft.

Living areaBedroom 1  Bedrooms 2 & 3 (each)Kitchen
1 sofa2 single beds1 single bedstove
2 chairs2 chests of drawers1 chest of drawersrefrigerator
1 coffee table2 desks1 desk 
2 end tables2 desk chairs1 desk chair Dining area
2 lamps2 bookcases1 bookcase1 table
blinds1 lamp1 lamp4 chairs
 blindsblinds