Center for Muslim Life



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Weekly service, every Friday from 1pm-1:30pm at Duke Wellness Center (305 Towerview Road, First Floor), Rooms 148-149. Lunch is provided and students often socialize.

Click here to suggest a topic for Friday khutbahs.

There is also a 1:15pm service at the Interfaith Chapel in the Duke Medicine Pavilion (10 Duke Medicine Drive, Main Level)

Monday Qur'an Reading

Weekly event, every Monday from 6pm-7pm at the Bryan Center Prayer room.

Weekly Discussion Group

Weekly discussion group, every Wednesday from 6:30pm-8pm at the Center for Muslim Life. Food is served!

Black Muslim Talk Space



Monthly meetings for black-identified Muslims, held at the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture. Check out our Facebook page for the next event.

Welcome Back Barbeque



During Orientation Week, CML hosts a welcome back barbeque for new and returning students, their parents, and friends.





Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is observed as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Qur'an to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Every Ramadan, CML offers free iftars from Monday through Thursday at the Center for Muslim Life (406 Swift Ave.). Iftars are open to all!


Ashura marks the tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic Calendar. Shura marks the epic martyrdom of Imam Hussain, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and, in Shia tradition, is commemorated through recitation of the Qur'an and lamentation poetry. In Sunni tradition, the day of Ashura has great virtue and fasting on this day, along with one day before or after it, is strongly encouraged. In honor of these traditions, CML offers programming for its Shia and Sunni students.




For students who are not going home over Fall Break, CML offers a dinner event and gathering space for students and their friends to come together the Friday after Thanksgiving.


To suggest a programming idea, click here.

To suggest a speaker, click here.