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.  One formal open house has been set up this year February 20-21, 2020.

Open House for Admitted Students

February 20-21, 2020

Thursday, February 20

11:15 am                   Meet in hotel lobby - Durham bus tour on way to Physics Building

11:45 am                  Arrive Physics Building                                

12:00 -1:00 pm      Catered Lunch with Professor Stephen Teitsworth, Director of Graduate Studies
                                Room 298 Physics Building

1:00 - 1:30 pm        Meet with J. Alan Kendrick, Graduate School, Rm 298 Physics Building

1:30 – 3:00 pm     Meet with Individual Faculty Members and Lab Visits

3:30 - 4:30 pm     Networking Session with Current Grad Students (optional)

4:30 - 5:30 pm    Campus Tour (optional)

5:30 pm                Meet in Physics building lobby to board shuttle to Hotel

6:00 – 6:30pm    Arrive at Hotel

6:30 – 8:30pm     Chair’s Reception Dinner with Faculty and Current Graduate Students

Friday, February 21

8:30 am                 Meet in Hotel Lobby to Board Shuttle to Physics Building

8:45 am                  Arrive Physics Building
                                Room 298, Physics Building

9:00 am                 Professor Steffen Bass
                                Chair, Department of Physics

9:30 – 10:30 am       Faculty Presentation

10:30 am - 12:00 n     Meet with Faculty Members and Lab Visits

12:00 n                   Meet in the Physics Building Lobby

12:00 – 1:30 pm     Q & A Lunch with Graduate Students
                                 Duke West Campus

1:30 – 5:00 pm      Meetings with Faculty and Visit Labs