Students have access to a range of wellness resources and support through Duke’s Student Wellness Center and beyond:
- ACADEMIC DEAN: Your Academic Dean is a key resource when navigating the university. Contact your Academic Dean if you need support with an absence, missed work, or issues such as academic planning, course withdrawals, and leaves of absence as needed.
- BLUE DEVILS CARE: 24/7 telemental-health support to all students at no cost, through immediate and scheduled appointments.
- COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICDES (CAPS): CAPS offers many services to Duke students, including telemental-health appointments. Any student can call 919-660-1000 to speak with someone, or for assistance with referrals in your local community.
- DUKE CHAPEL AND RELIGIOUS LIFE AT DUKE: Duke Chapel and Religious Life at Duke offers a wide range of student supports, whether or not you are connected to a religious tradition at all. Visit their website to connect with leaders from any of Duke's diverse faith groups, all of whom are experienced in offering emotional and spiritual care, and a non-anxious presence with a humanistic listening ear, to college-age students.
- DUKEREACH: DukeReach will help you identify support services from among the variety of resources across campus or in your local community. You can also contact DukeReach at 919-681-2455 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- DUWELL: Duwell engages students through a variety of wellness experiences across campus in an effort to manage stress and reduce anxiety while emphasizing self-care.
- STUDENT HEALTH: Student Health is the primary source for a wide range of healthcare services for all Duke students. During COVID-19, Student Health remains open for essential services and offers virtual visits, and students may call (919) 681-9355, option 2, during business hours to speak to a triage nurse. For urgent matters after hours, students can always speak to a nurse by calling 919-966-3820.
- TWO-CLICK TO CONNECT: In just two clicks, you can select the category of person who will reach out to you within 24-48 hours, be it a trained Peer For You responder or a DukeReach staff member. These individuals are here to discuss whatever’s on your mind, help guide you through stressful times, and connect you to resources.
- IDENTITY AND CULTURAL CENTERS: The Student Affairs Identity and Cultural Centers also serve as important resources and places of connection and support for many of our students. The centers are offering programming and support throughout the year, including summer. Our ICCs include: Center for Multicultural Affairs, Center for Muslim Life, Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Duke International Student Center, Jewish Life at Duke, and the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture.
- DUKE WOMEN’S CENTER: The Duke University Women’s Center is dedicated to helping every woman at Duke become self-assured with a streetwise savvy that comes from actively engaging with the world. We welcome men and women alike who are committed to gender equity and social change. Resources for Gender Violence Services and Support to Students available, including therapy services for survivors and an easy-to-complete online request form for therapy appointments.
- DUKE EASY REPORTING TOOL: This guide helps Duke Graduate School students understand the options and processes for reporting harassment, discrimination, and other concerns. Choose a situation below for guidance and resources. (Note: This guide is written specifically for students in Ph.D. and master's programs in The Graduate School.)
- Compiled Health and Wellbeing Resources from The Graduate School
- COVID Information
- STUDENT AFFAIRS ON-CALL TEAM: Student Affairs has a 24/7 on-call team to support urgent student matters. For urgent concerns after business hours, you may contact the Dean on-Call (cell: 984-287-0300), or if you are living in residential spaces, you may connect with the Residence Coordinator On-Call by contacting your Residential Assistant On-Call or directly through Duke Police (919-684-2444).