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Addresses & Directions

The school’s two buildings, Sanford Building and Rubenstein Hall, are located on Duke’s West Campus on the corner of Towerview Road and Science Drive. Duke Law School and Fuqua School of Business are across the street on Science Drive, and Cameron Indoor Stadium is nearby on Towerview. The buildings are accessible and handicapped visitor parking is available.

For directions, insert 201 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708 into your mapping program. (Please note that our shipping address for packages is different - see the bottom of this page).


Duke bus routes C-3 and PR1 stop near our buildings. Visit the Duke Transportation website for detailed information on bus routes to campus and on campus, provided by Duke, Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA), the free Bull City Connector and Triangle Transit. (Check out the TransLoc app, which tells you where the bus you want is on its route, in real time.)

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Bicycle racks are available at both entrances to the Sanford Building. A third rack, at the rear of Rubenstein Hall is covered and has a Dero Fixit station where cyclists may fix a flat, adjust brakes or make general repairs. It was the first one of its kind on campus, thanks to the efforts of MPP student Jeff Bartelli (now an alum).

For bike commuting routes from spots in Durham, please visit bikeduke.com -- a site that also offers other local resources for cyclists.

Parking & Access

Visitor parking for our buildings is available in the Science Drive visitor lot and at Duke's Bryan Center parking lot and garage. Our buildings are handicapped accessible and there are a limited number of handicapped parking spots at the traffic circle in front of the school.

Vendors and other visitors may pre-arrange temporary visitor parking through the individual they are planning to visit.


Phone: 919-613-7401
Fax: 919-681-8288

Shipping Addresses for Packages

Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke University
Room# Sanford Building
201 Science Drive
Duke Box 90239*
Durham, NC 27708

Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke University
Room# Rubenstein Hall
302 Towerview Road
Duke Box 90311*
Durham, NC 27708

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