Housing & Residence Life

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
  • Apartments units are equipped with window coverings
  • Please note: linens, housekeeping supplies, and cookware are the responsibility of the residents.


Community laundry areas are provided within the complex. Laundry Alert can be accessed at laundryalert.com.

US Mail is delivered to assigned mailboxes for the residents, located on Central Campus. Packages are delivered directly to individual apartments, and it is recommended that residents request signature upon delivery, to ensure that packages are received by the intended party. Central Campus HDRL is not responsible for items placed in mailboxes or packages delivered to individual apartments.

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.

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

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

The Central Campus pool is managed by Duke Recreation and Physical Education. Membership is required and is included in all recreation memberships. More information can be found at Duke Recreation and Physical Education. The pool at the Swift Avenue apartments is managed by HDRL.

Service and Maintenance Requests



Service and maintenance requests can be submitted to the Central Campus HDRL office, Monday- Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
Call: 919.684.5813
Visit: 217 Anderson Street
Email: rlhs-central@studentaffairs.duke.edu

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 Phone - (919) 812- 8176
1909 Yearby, 1911 Yearby, 1915 Yearby, 2011 Yearby, 2105 Yearby, 1914 Lewis, 312 Anderson, 314 Anderson, 209 Anderson, 215 Anderson, 221 Anderson, 1911 Erwin, 1913 Erwin, 1915 Erwin

Central 2 Phone - (919) 724-3800
1901 Erwin, 1905 Erwin, 1907 Erwin, 220 Alexander, 1700 Pace, 1708 Pace, 1712 Pace, 205 Oregon, 206 Oregon, 301 Oregon, 302 Oregon, SmartHome, 301 Swift

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
Janine Weaver-Douglas
janine.weaver.douglas@duke.edu
919.684.6689

Residence Coordinator - 1909 Yearby, 1911 Yearby, 1915 Yearby, 2011 Yearby, 2105 Yearby, 1914 Lewis, 312 Anderson, 314 Anderson, 209 Anderson, 215 Anderson, 221 Anderson, 1911 Erwin, 1913 Erwin, 1915 Erwin
Briana Enty
briana.enty@duke.edu
919.613.3784

Residence Coordinator - 1901 Erwin, 1905 Erwin, 1907 Erwin, 220 Alexander, 1700 Pace, 1708 Pace, 1712 Pace, 205 Oregon, 206 Oregon, 301 Oregon, 302 Oregon, SmartHome, 301 Swift
Matt Bailey
matthew.e.bailey@duke.edu
919.613.3787

Central Campus Apartment Floor Plans

One-bedroom Apartment - 640 SF

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Living area Bedroom area Dining area Kitchen
1 sofa 2 single beds 1 table stove
1 chair 2 chests of drawers 4 chairs refrigerator
1 coffee table 2 desks 2 bookcases  
1 end table 2 desk chairs    
1 lamp 1 lamp    
blinds blinds
 

 

Two-bedroom Full Apartment  - 830 SF

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Living area Bedroom area (each)* Dining area Kitchen
1 sofa 1 double bed 1 table stove
2 chairs 1 chest of drawers 4 chairs refrigerator
1 coffee table 1 desk    
1 end table 1 desk chair    
1 lamp 1 bookcase    
blinds 1 lamp    
  blinds    

*Please note: In buildings 1905 Erwin and designated apartments in 1909 and 1911 Yearby, the apartment houses three people. The larger bedroom (15'7" X 11'8") has two twin beds. The smaller bedroom (12'3" X 10'2") has a full size bed. Students should discuss bedroom options and determine who will live in each bedroom prior to arrival. The larger bedroom will have furniture for each student (bed, chest of drawers, desk, desk chair, bookcase).

Two-bedroom Suite Apartment - 630 SF

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Living area Bedroom area (each) Dining area Kitchen
1 sofa 1 single bed 1 table stove
2 chairs 1 chest of drawers 4 chairs refrigerator
1 coffee table 1 desk    
1 end table 1 desk chair    
1 lamp 1 bookcase    
blinds 1 lamp    
  blinds    
  hallway closet for bedroom w/o closet    

 

Two-bedroom Swift Apartment - 890 SF

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Living area Bedroom area (each)* Kitchen/Dining
1 sofa 1 single bed stove
2 chairs 1 chest of drawers refrigerator
1 coffee table 1 desk 1 table
1 end table 1 desk chair 4 chairs
1 lamp 1 bookcase  
blinds 1 lamp  
  blinds  

*Please note: The 301 Swift apartments house three people. The larger bedroom (13'6" X 12') has two twin beds. The smaller bedroom (9' X 12') has a full size bed. Students should discuss bedroom options and determine who will live in each bedroom prior to arrival. The larger bedroom will have furniture for each student (bed, chest of drawers, desk, desk chair, bookcase).

Three-bedroom Apartment - 970 SF

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Living area Bedroom 1  Bedrooms 2 & 3 (each) Kitchen
1 sofa 2 single beds 1 single bed stove
2 chairs 2 chests of drawers 1 chest of drawers refrigerator
1 coffee table 2 desks 1 desk  
2 end tables 2 desk chairs 1 desk chair  Dining area
2 lamps 2 bookcases 1 bookcase 1 table
blinds 1 lamp 1 lamp 4 chairs
  blinds blinds