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In response to the spread of COVID-19, access to the Law School building is currently restricted. Class visits, tours, and meetings with admissions staff are unavailable until further notice. For more information on Duke University's steps to keep students, faculty, staff, and visitors safe and healthy, visit https://coronavirus.duke.edu/

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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 admissions@law.duke.edu.

Location

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

We offer regular online information sessions during which you will hear a presentation about opportunities at Duke Law School and the application process.
>>Register for information session

Meet with a JD Admissions Officer

In-person meetings with admissions officers are suspended until further notice due to Duke University policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.

We are happy to meet virtually with visitors to answer questions about Duke Law School and the admissions process. These are informational meetings; they are not part of the admissions process and are not evaluative interviews. If you would like to schedule a meeting with an admissions representative, please contact the Office of Admissions in advance and include weekdays and Eastern time frames that you will be available during normal business hours.  Time slots fill up quickly and we are unable to accommodate same-day appointments. You may reach us by email at admissions@law.duke.edu

Law School Student-Guided Tours

Student-led tours are suspended until further notice due to Duke University policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.

A video tour is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlvYSiwp36I&feature=youtu.be to give you a look at the law school building, as well as a glimpse of the rest of the campus and Durham.  

Law School Self-Guided Tours

Access to the Law School building is restricted until further notice due to Duke University policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Observing a Class

Access to the Law School building is restricted until further notice due to Duke University policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Law School Events

In-person events are suspended due to Duke University policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.

For information on virtual events (interesting speakers, panels, and discussions), review the  Law School Event Calendar.  Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public. 

Recruitment Calendar

In-person recruitment events are suspended due to Duke University policies in response to the spread of COVID-19.

You may wish to meet with our admissions staff at a virtual event. 

 

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Information for Applicants to the International LLM program
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Applicants to the International LLM program who wish to visit Duke Law School may contact the Office of International Studies for more information.

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Video Tour
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Duke Law Video Tour

Take a tour through some of the Law School's places to study, learn, and relax. Student guides share advice as they highlight important Law School areas such as the J. Michael Goodson Law Library and the James M. Poyner Moot Courtroom.