Duke Office of Civic Engagement

The Duke Office of Civic Engagement is working collaboratively within the Office of Durham and Community Affairs to support our partners and community members in new ways. We will continue to provide resources and information on this website and will share updates as our work evolves.  

The Duke Office of Civic Engagement strengthens, connects and amplifies the various ways that students, faculty and staff work to make a difference in the civic life of our communities. The Office supports Duke’s collaborations with communities on pressing social challenges.


Strengthening Civic Engagement: The Duke Civic Action Plan outlines priorities and objectives to strengthen civic engagement at Duke.


Carnegie Community Engagement Classification: Duke is recognized as a “community engaged institution” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for “excellent alignment among campus mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.”