Travel Tips and Transportation

What to Pack

Suggested attire for Alumni Reunion Weekend is casual with the exception of the evening events:

  • Friday Kick-off Celebration: Suggested attire is business casual.
  • Saturday Class Dinners: Suggested attire is business formal.

Airport Shuttle Service

Alumni staying at local hotels can arrange transportation either by taxi or via local airport shuttle services:

RDU Airport Taxi 919-840-7277
Airport & Intown Taxi 919-942-4492
Brad’s Airport Transportation 800-467-3302
On Time Taxi 919-493-5050

Maps and Directions

For maps to popular campus locations and reunion event sites, check out the Duke Online Map. The Law School is located on the corner of Science Drive and Towerview Road.


During the day on Friday, the Visitors' Lot on Science Drive (across from the Fuqua School of Business) will be reserved for alumni picking up their registration packets. During the evening on Friday and during the day on Saturday, an attendant will allow guests into the Law School Lot (on Towerview Road). Overflow parking will be available in the Chemistry Lot (across Towerview Road from the Law School Lot; entrance off of Circuit Drive).

Duke Shuttles

The Law School will provide shuttles between the Washington Duke Inn and the Law School during the following times:

  • Friday, April 15: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, 6:45 pm - 12:00 am
  • Saturday, April 16: 8:15 am - 3:00 pm

The University will provide shuttles between the on-campus parking zones and the K-ville Quad throughout the weekend. See this map for details.

Uber Special

Using the "DukeAlumni" promotion code, new Uber users will recieve $20 off their first ride. Sign up online here.

Child Care

Professional child care, refreshments, and activities will be available at the Law School on Friday evening and Saturday morning, and at the Children's Dinner at the Washington Duke Inn on Saturday evening. Registration fees apply. Additional babysitting and child care arrangements should be made as soon as possible. Rates vary and arrangements for sitters must be made directly by alumni. Services are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Duke University recommends the following service provider as part of their Reunion programming.

Parents' Relief:
(Pat Wright, contact)
919-567-3030, or

Durham Area Golf Courses

Duke University Golf Club 919-681-2288
Lakeshore Golf Course 919-596-2401
Hillandale Golf Course 919-286-4211

Additional Information about Durham

Visit the Durham Convention and Visitors' Bureau for additional places to stay and things to do around Durham.