Graduate and Professional Students

This page was updated 11/29/21.

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This plan establishes guiding principles as well as student responsibilities and expectations for all graduate and professional students taking in-person classes or using campus resources in Fall 2021.

All new and returning Duke students, including international students, are required to present proof of vaccination to Student Health before they can attend classes for the Fall 2021 semester. This policy covers all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students – in all degree programs – who intend to be on the Duke campus for any program starting with the Fall 2021 semester. Documented medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated.

International graduate school students can find initial plans for Fall 2021, including detailed vaccination information, on the International FAQ page.

This section was updated 5/25/21

For more detailed information, please visit the Wellness Strategies page

Professional school libraries messages will follow soon or are available on websites:  

School of Medicine:  

Fuqua School of Business: The Ford Library is closed and librarians are providing library services remotely.  The Reference Librarians Team is using email and chat ( to help students and faculty with research. The Data Services Team ( will continue to assist faculty with data purchases. For further information about Ford Library collections and services, visit this website: