Welcome to the Nicholas School
We cordially welcome you to the Nicholas School of the Environment and Duke University communities. The Student Services team, co-located on the Durham and Duke Marine Lab Beaufort campuses, will work with you on course registration, graduation requirements, career and professional development, and executive education opportunities.
Fall Orientation 2020
The Office of Student Services at the Nicholas School of the Environment leads the Fall Orientation, and we look forward to welcoming you. Orientation is your opportunity to build community within the first-year cohort, make connections with the returning students, and establish relationships with faculty advisors and staff administrators.
MEM & MF PROGRAMS
This year, orientation will consist of a mixture of virtual asynchronous and synchronous sessions.
- Orientation: Summer Module, July 8 – August 7: A weekly schedule of virtual asynchronous and synchronous sessions, plus links to relevant and timely information, to help you get ready for the start of the school year. View latest schedule
- Orientation: Immersion Week, August 10 – August 14. Schedule available soon.
- Orientation: Summer Module, July 6 – August 14: A weekly schedule of asynchronous and synchronous virtual sessions to help you prepare for the year ahead. Each module should average out to less than an hour per week. View latest schedule
- Orientation: immersion Week, August 16 and 17 from 11 AM - 6 PM, ET: A two-day event featuring live, virtual sessions and activities that will focus on building connections within and between cohorts, getting to know faculty and staff and diving into environmental leadership learning. View latest schedule
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Class Facebook Groups
Admitted Students Virtual Visitation
During the spring, admitted students were invited to engage with a series of videos, virtual tours, panel discussions and virtual office hours with faculty, staff, students and alumni. We hope these events helped you envision life as a professional master's student at the Nicholas School. If you missed an event, check out the event archive.