First Year Student Visitation Day (Duke) - POSTPONED

September 15, 2018 - 9:00 am

Due to Hurricane Florence, First Year Student Visitation Day has been POSTPONED. 

Join us on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Duke Marine Lab for First Year Student Visitation Day. Space is limited. If you need to cancel your registration or have any questions, email Park Watson ( 

First year Duke students are invited to visit the Duke Marine Lab to spend an afternoon touring the Beaufort campus and surrounding area. Duke Marine Lab faculty, graduate students and staff will serve as guides for students as they tour, cruise and enjoy a few good meals together. Please bring closed-toe, rubber-soled shoes, a refillable water bottle, and sunscreen. Let us know when you RSVP if you have dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, gluten/lactose intolerant, etc.)

The bus is expected at the Duke Marine Lab in time for lunch at 1 p.m. The bus will leave Durham no later than 9:15 a.m. (see full schedule below). Please arrive at the bus stop by 9 a.m. to get a seat. Thank you for being on time! The East Campus bus stop is by Main Street, close to West Duke Building by the Washington Duke Statue. Register below to claim your seat.

Register Here

Tentative Agenda for Saturday, September 15, 2018*

9:00 a.m.  Bus departs East campus

12:00 p.m.  Bus arrives in Beaufort – Lunch in the Dining Hall

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Break Into Three Groups)                                       

  •          Welcome to the Duke University Marine Lab
  •          Campus Tour – Explore the Marine Lab campus
  •          Boat Tour – Explore Beaufort and surrounding area

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.   BREAK: mingle with current Duke Marine Lab undergraduates, discuss classes and research, see dorm rooms

5:30 p.m.  Dinner in the Dining Hall

6:30 p.m.  Bus departs from Beaufort

10:30 p.m.  Bus arrives on East Campus

Departure (from Durham Campus):

We look forward to seeing you!

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