The advising network at Duke is designed to support students from acceptance to graduation. Our goal is to support and inform you as you craft an educational experience that is right for you. 

If you are in the Pratt School of Engineering, you can read more about your advising network HERE.

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Academic Advising Center

The AAC coordinates academic advising for all Trinity students until they declare their major as sophomores. We also offer drop-in advising.

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College advisors

The AAC coordinates academic advising for all Trinity students until they declare their major as sAll incoming students are assigned a college advisor who offers broad academic advising, helps with course selection, and serves as a general resource. Find Your College Advisorophomores. We also offer drop-in advising.

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specialized advisors

The AAC’s specialized advisors are disciplinary experts who provide information about different departments, programs, and co-curricular opportunities.

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departmental advisors

When you declare your major, you will be assigned an advisor in your department to guide you. You can also reach out to the department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies with questions before you declare.

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Academic deans

Academic Deans provide counsel on academic plans, and help ensure your progress toward graduation, making sure all of your graduation requirements are met before receiving your degree.

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pre-professional advising

Specialized advising for students considering graduate education. Pre-professional advisors counsel students, assist them in applying to programs, and provide information on career opportunities and the requirements for advanced study.

LEARN MORE ABOUT:Prebusines Advising, Pregraduate Advising, Prehealth Advising, OR Pre-Law Advising 

Other Advising Partners

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Study away advising

With group info sessions, drop-in advising, and individual advising sessions,the Global Education Office advisors help you navigate and prepare for your study away program.

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Explore the intersection of your education, values, skills, experiences, and career aspirations. Career counseling by appointment and on a drop-in basis.

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residence hall librarians

Each East Campus dorm is matched with a subject librarian who works with students throughout their first year providing research support and library resources.

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writing studio consultants

Part of the Thompson Writing Program, the Writing Studio provides 1-on-1 support and guidance in improving all aspects of the writing process.