Campus Visits & Open House

Visiting the Department

Applicants are welcome and encouraged to visit the department and meet with professors to discuss your research interests with them. In order to schedule a visit please contact the Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies (DGSA). In the months of March and April an open house is usually scheduled for accepted students.

Open House for Admitted Students

March 2 & 3, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. — arrival on campus. Stop in and introduce yourself to Nancy, Room 129, in the first office to the right as you enter the building
  • 12:30 - 1 p.m. — catered lunch with DGS and current graduate students
  • 1:15 - 2 p.m. — tour of campus and Physics facilities
  • 2 - 5 p.m. — meet with individual faculty and their labs
  • 5:30 p.m. — meet in Physics lobby for guided walk across campus to Duke Gardens event
  • 6 - 8 p.m. — Chair's Reception dinner with faculty and current graduate students in the Sarah P. Duke Gardens Doris Duke Center

Friday, March 3, 2017 (Breakfast will be provided in Room 298 starting at 8:45 a.m.)

  • 9 a.m. -  Noon — morning lectures in Room 298, Physics
  • Noon - 1 p.m. — Lunch with current graduate students
  • 1:30 - 4 p.m. — Meetings with faculty
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. — graduate student poster session in LSRC Hall of Science atrium
  • 6 - 8 p.m. — dinner at local restaurant with graduate students and faculty