For Current Students

For current Ph.D. students, the following pages serve as a quick reference to policies, information and requirements necessary for successful completion of the program.

Additional Quick Links

Graduate School Forms

Committee approval, prelim outcome form, course withdrawal, and more

Graduate School Policies

For Ph.D. and MA students

Visa Services Office

CPT, OPT, travel abroad & reentry

International House

Events, community support, networking and resources

The Bursar

Tuition & fees info, payment options, tax info


Log in to look at your pay statements

Duke Card

Login to check or add to your Flex balance

Duke Career Center

Services, programs, events, online tools and resources for students and graduates

Conference Travel

Information and application

Those students who are not yet A.B.D., but have been invited to participate as a paper-giver or discussant at a major conference (e.g. American Anthropological Association, African Studies Association, and so forth) are eligible to apply for funding from the Graduate School and the Department.  These students should submit receipts to the department upon their return from the conference.

Please click on the conference travel link above for more information.

Apply to Graduate

Deadlines and process


Requests and process

Other Links