New Students

Summer Transition Series


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Unsure of which classes to register for? Want to chat with administrators and students about orientation programs? Join us online for opportunities to engage in real time to answer your pressing questions. Make your transition easy with help from New Student Programs!

The Summer Transition Series will help our newest class:

  • INTERACT: Meet influential members of the Duke community.
  • COMMUNICATE: Talk directly with "experts" regarding topics that interest YOU.
  • CONNECT:  Watch all sessions conveniently online-it's as easy as checking your email!


The 2020 Summer Transition Series schedule, videos and webinar recordings are below: 

Click here to submit questions in advance for any of the below webinars. 

Interact with staff from Housing, Dining, Financial Aid, Office of Information Technology/IT Security and more. 

Webinar Recording: 

Financial Aid: 

Office of Information Technology (OIT):

Chat with current student leaders to get helpful advice for a smooth transition. If you missed this chat, check out the recording below. 


Connect with deans from Trinity, Pratt and Prehealth Advising to get your advising and registration questions answered. Recordings from these webinars can be found below. 

  • June 16: Trinity
  • June 17: Pratt
  • June 18: Prehealth (webinar recording coming soon)

Talk with staff from New Student Programs and International House about Pre-Orientation Programs, International Student Orientation, Move-In Day and Orientation Week. 



The 2020 Summer Transition Series videos will be posted on our YouTube channel soon!

Details for participating in a Summer Transition Series will be emailed to students via The Duke 2024 Digest (sent out weekly starting in May 2020), the Official Class of 2024 Facebook group and this website. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of New Student Programs at 919-684-3511 or