International House (IHouse)

International Graduate and Professional Students

International Graduate and Professional Students Orientation

Fall 2015 International Graduate and Professional Student Orientation August 12 - 13, 2015
Full details will be shared soon.  Complete details should be posted by April 1st, 2015.

IHOP (International House Orientation Peer)​

Are you a current Duke graduate or professional student and interested in becoming an IHOP?  Please follow the link below to get more information about this volunteer position and to apply.  Deadline for applications is March 15, 2015.

Are you a new international student coming to Duke in August 2015?  Graduate and Professional Student leaders  (IHOPs) are available to assist new international students prior to your move to Duke and Durham.  In early June – early July look for an email with from your Duke IHOP in the subject line.  You may respond to the email with your questions and concerns.  In addition, IHOPs will be at the International Graduate and Professional Orientation and Resource Fair on August 12th and 13th, 2015 to welcome you!  Details and registration information for the Fall 2015 International Orientation will be out soon.

Email Paige Vinson at for additional information.

Summer Transition Series

International House

Duke Visa Services

Duke Student Health & Immunizations

Duke Housing, Dining, and Residential Life

For more information go to the New Students webpage at

Pre-Departure Questions

In addition to the many resources contained in this website, there some forums and listservs you can join to get more specific questions answered:

  • Look for an email from your IHOP - subject line should read "from your IHOP" or something similar.  Be sure and check your Duke email often.
  • You can join the International House listserv ( .  Hundreds of international students, scholars, spouses, and many others are subscribed and it is a primary resource for finding housing, roommates, cars, used furniture, and any other goods or information you could want.