Duke University, University Development and DAA have adopted new policies for events through May 7, 2020. Read more about what will be impacted.

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Update on COVID-19 and Duke Events

Officials at Duke University, along with health officials worldwide, have been monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. Amid the rapidly evolving situation, Duke University, University Development and DAA have suspended the following events through May 7, 2020:

  • Duke Reunions Weekend 2020 has been postponed. For more information, please visit the Reunions page, email reunions@daa.duke.edu or call (919) 684-9980.
  • Regional events from March 12 through at least May 7 will be postponed or cancelled. For more information, please email RSVP@duke.edu or regional@daa.duke.edu.
  • Duke Alumni Lifelong Learning events March 12 at least through April 20 will be postponed or cancelled. For more information, please email education@daa.duke.edu.
  • The Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center remains open weekdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for visits. The center will be closed on the weekends. For questions, email daa@daa.duke.edu.
  • For questions about Duke Travels, please contact Beth Ray-Schroeder '83, director, at beth@daa.duke.edu.


We respectfully ask that you do not attend a Duke event or visit campus if, within the last 14 days, you have:

  • Traveled to or from any at-risk locations.
  • Have had close contact with someone known to have traveled from at-risk locations.
    • Any country/area for which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issues a Level 2 or higher travel notice is currently considered an at-risk location (As of March 12, 2020, this includes Iran, Italy, Japan, Mainland China and South Korea).


Many thanks for your patience and consideration as together, we contribute to protecting the well-being of the Duke community. 

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