Duke and Trinity College offer a variety of advisor resources to help you succeed academically and personally. Some of these advisors are determined for you, while others you will need to seek out


College Advisors

All incoming students are assigned a college advisor who helps you navigate your advising network, offers broad academic advice, helps with course selection, and serves as a general resource. Find Your College Advisor

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Academic Advising Center

The Center, which offers a network of advising resources and services, oversees academic advising for all Duke students until they declare their major as sophomores.
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Directors of Academic Engagement & Specialized Advisors

These specialized advisors help you learn about different programs and departments, create plans, share co-curricular opportunities, help you set goals and prioritize, and more!
Schedule a DAE/Specialized Advising Meeting

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Academic Deans

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

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Major Advisors

After submitting your Long Range Plan and declaring your major, you will be assigned an advisor from your major department to guide you.

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Student Leaders

There are groups of student leaders across campus who can help you navigate academic-related decisions, develop learning strategies, embrace well-being, and pursue purpose at Duke.

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Prehealth Advising

The Office of Health Professions Advising offers guidance, advise, and resources to help prepare you to meet qualifications for medical schools, dental schools, veterinary schools, and more.

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Pre-Law Advising

Pre-Law advising sponsors programs and provides information to all students considering applying to law school.

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Pre-Business Advising

If you are considering careers in business, finance, and entrepreneurship or innovation, these advisors will counsel you on career opportunities and next steps.

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Pre-Graduate Advising

These faculty advisors can provide you with information, services and advising if you are exploring graduate study in the arts and sciences fields.

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Study Away Advising

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

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Academic Guides

This program promotes the academic excellence and well-being of West Campus undergrads through individual support, collaborative and innovative activities, and connection with the right resources.

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Academic Resource Center

This Center, which enables you to create a comprehensive approach to your learning, helps you maximize your capabilities as an undergrad, and get the most out of your Duke experience.

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Pratt Student Advising

This advising network, which includes faculty advisors, peer advisors, Academic Deans, and Directors of Academic Engagement, assist undergraduate engineering students.

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Other Advising Partners

There are a number of other available resources across Duke that offer guidance, counseling and assistance to help you academically, personally and professionally.

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