Parents & Families

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Who We Are: 

The Office of Parent & Family Programs serves as the primary point of contact for all Duke parents and families. We want you to stay connected, both to your child and to other Duke families, and remain informed about what's going on within the greater Duke community. We are here to answer your questions, offer assistance whenever we can and provide suggestions to support your student’s success. 

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Jul 23, 2014

Dear Parents and Families of the Class of 2018,

We’re excited to welcome you and your sons and daughters to campus in less than a month. This has been a summer of far greater activity than most with renovations and construction projects seemingly at every intersection. Several will be of interest to you and your students. The West Union project to be completed in spring of 2016 will be state-of-the-art dining and social space to West Campus and the Perkins Library project will complete a multi-phase enhancement to our complex of library buildings. We’re renovating the historic Page Auditorium and hope to break ground this spring on a new Student Health and Wellness building. These are exciting improvements that will enhance your students’ experiences, but they also bring occasional inconveniences, which we’ll work hard to minimize. If you want to track some of the details on these projects, go here (

Apr 16, 2014

Where did the time go?  Is our experience as Duke parents really coming to an end?  As we reflect with pride on the upcoming graduation of our son from Duke, we think about the growth and the challenges of the last four years.  Of course, we look forward to the improved cash flow, but we are filled with excitement, wonder and awe.  To this day we vividly recall the page lite


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