Congratulations to all of our 2022 graduates! We are thrilled for you, and look forward to celebrating your accomplishment with you!

The Date: May 6, 2022

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2022 Graduate Ceremony

This video will begin at 10 a.m. EST.

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2022 Undergraduate Ceremony

This video will begin at 1 p.m. EST.


A Graduation Message from Dean Kelley

"Our newest graduates are the definition of outrageous ambitions, a phrase that our namesake and founder Terry Sanford coined 50 years ago. Each graduate weathered extremely challenging circumstances and endured dramatic current events to complete their Sanford degree."

Read Dean Kelley's message to our graduates

Details for Undergraduate and Graduate Ceremonies


Graduate Ceremony

Time: 10 a.m.
MPP Contact: Belen Gebremichael
MIDP Contact: Mollie LoJacono
PhD Contact: Lisa Kukla

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Undergraduate Ceremony

Time: 1 p.m.

Contact: Suzanne Pierce

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Details for Certificate Ceremonies, May 6 & 7

Child Policy Research Certificate

  • Date: May 6, 2022
  • Time: 12PM
  • Location: Rhodes Conference Room, Sanford Building
Contact Kathy Julian

Policy, Journalism & Media Studies Certificate

  • Date: May 7, 2022
  • Time: 11AM
  • Location: Sanford School of Public Policy Lawn
Contact Shelley Stonecipher

Venue & Tickets

All ceremonies will be held in the historic Cameron Indoor Stadium on Duke’s West Campus. We do not anticipate a guest limit for this ceremony at this time. No tickets are required for this event.

Map: Walk To Venue from Parking Garage >>



Please park in the Science Drive Visitor Garage, located on the corner of Science Drive and Cameron Boulevard/HWY 751. Use the Cameron Boulevard entrance. Cameron Indoor Stadium is a short walk.

Map: Graduation Parking >>

Notes for Undergraduates

Requesting Special Accommodations for Guests

Do guests require special seating or parking accommodations due to mobility impairments? Please fill out this survey to let us know your guests’ needs.  Deadline to request special accommodations is Monday, April 18th .

Graduation Rehearsal

Mark your calendar for the MANDATORY rehearsal and class photo shoot.  Thursday, May 5th @ 4:00 PM in Cameron Indoor Stadium.   

After the Graduation Ceremony on May 6th

Join us at K’ville to take your picture and give a final farewell.

Diploma Pick-up: Saturday

May 7th from 9:00 AM – NOON 

NEW Location: Rubenstein Hall Lobby


Photos of the Day!

We will share high resolution images of all photographs taken by our professional photographer.

All photos will be available here

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