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Choosing a law school is a significant decision and visiting is one of the best ways to see if a school is right for you. We encourage you to come and see for yourself what Duke Law School is all about.

The Law School is situated on Duke University's picturesque West Campus, on the southwest corner of Science Drive and Towerview Road. For more information on how to navigate around the University, please see the campus map.

See below for information on directions and accommodations. For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at


Duke is located in Durham, North Carolina, a city with a population of around 260,000 and part of the Research Triangle metropolitan area, which includes the University of North Carolina's main campus in Chapel Hill and the state capital in Raleigh. In the center of the region is the Research Triangle Park, an internationally renowned business and research center that is home to many of the world's high-technology industries. The area provides a dynamic, rich community with one of the highest per capita populations of Ph.D. graduates in the world.

Plan Your Law School Visit

Online Information Session

Information sessions are offered every other Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Hear from an admissions officer about opportunities at Duke Law and the application process, with plenty of time for your questions. These events are intended for people who will be applying to law school in Fall 2022 or later.
>>Register for Information Session

Law School Events

Review the Law School Event Calendar to see if there are activities scheduled during your visit. Most events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Law School Student-Guided Tours

Student-led tours of the law school are offered during the fall and spring semesters. Tours depart from the Office of Admissions, Suite 2023, and last 45 minutes to an hour. The tour size is limited, so please register in advance.

>>Register for a law school tour (link will become active during the fall semester - late August or early September)
Please register each person in your party (including guests) separately. To allow for tour guide planning, we ask that you register no later than the day before the tour.

Law School Self-Guided Tours

You may take a self-guided building tour on weekdays during normal business hours. Stop by the Office of Admissions in suite 2023 to pick up the tour brochure (we would also like to record your visit!). 

Meet with a JD Admissions Representative

We are happy to meet virtually or in-person on weekdays during normal business hours. Informational meetings are offered to answer questions about Duke Law School and the admissions process; they are not considered evaluative interviews. To schedule a meeting, email the Office of Admissions at several business days in advance. For a virtual appointment, include several days and EASTERN time frames that you will be available. For an in-person appointment, include the date of your visit and any time constraints. Time slots fill up quickly and we are unable to accommodate same-day or walk-in appointments. 

Observing a Class

Class visits are not currently available.

Recruitment Calendar

You may wish to speak with an admissions representative at a recruiting event. View the recruitment calendar.