Duke Office of Civic Engagement

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.”