Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

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Officials at Duke, along with health officials worldwide, are actively monitoring the local and global health status of the novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease. Duke has taken proactive steps to minimize health and safety risks to Duke students, faculty, staff and the larger community.

For information about Duke’s campus-wide response, please visit the University’s Coronavirus Response website ( for the latest updates.

In accordance with the University's response, the Law School is moving all teaching and learning to remote platforms for the remainder of the semester beginning Monday, March 16. Other actions announced by the Law School include:

  • The City of Durham has enacted a stay-at-home order for all residents and businesses effective Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 pm. 
  • All Duke University events scheduled between now and May 7 have been canceled, postponed, or virtualized.
  • Access to the Law School building is limited to faculty and staff who cannot work from home.
  • All non-essential University-funded travel has been suspended until further notice.
  • Graduation events for the class of 2020, including the Law School's Convocation, have been postponed.

Further details on these actions can be found below and at these dedicated websites: