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Welcome New Blue Devils! 

Check out the Duke 2025 Digest each week for the top five most important deadlines and pieces of information to help your transition before Orientation.
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Apply for Housing

Duke Housing applications are due this Sunday, May 31. Class of 2025 housing assignments will be available via my.duke.edu on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Applications received after the May 31 deadline will be considered late and you will not receive your assignment information until Monday, July 19, 2021. Click here for instructions on how to access the application.
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Check Your Duke Email

All official university communications will be sent to your Duke email account. Get in the habit of checking it regularly so you are staying in-the-know.
Fun fact: You actually have 2 Duke email addresses! They are typically either firstname.lastname@duke.edu or netID@duke.edu. Both will route to the same inbox, it's just a preference of which you prefer to give out (some event registrations or Zoom rooms will ask for a specific format). For more information on how to access your email, please contact the Office of Information Technology (OIT).
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Join the First STS Webinar

New Student Programs will be hosting the Campus Resources Webinar as part of the Summer Transition Series this Wednesday, May 26 at 4pm (EST). We will discuss all the basics to get you started at Duke. Representatives from Housing Assignments, Duke Dining, Financial Aid, Office of Information Technology, Duke Stores, and DukeCard will be present to answer your pressing questions. Registration is required for each webinar.
Note: all webinars will be hosted via Zoom and recorded for later viewing. If you are unable to join us or don't want to forget your question, you can submit questions ahead of time and the host will ask on your behalf.
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Submit Your DukeCard Photo

Your DukeCard will be a vital part of your life at Duke--giving you access to everything from your residence hall to dining services and virtually eliminating the need to carry cash on campus. Submit your photo online for your first DukeCard! Visit dukecard.duke.edu for photo specs and information. 

Get Mobile! Add your DukeCard to your iPhone or Android device for easy access to university buildings and for payment at campus gift shops, dining, vending and laundry machines. Details are available at bit.ly/MobileDukeCard

For more info, visit the DukeCard section of your Blue Book
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New Student Checklist

Be sure to stay up-to-date on all of your First-Year Checklist items and deadlines, which can be found within your MyDuke portal.

Get to Know Duke

Each week we will introduce a new office on campus so you can "Get to Know Duke" throughout the summer. This week, we're checking out Recreation and Physical Education!
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Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

May 25  •  FOCUS Application Due*
May 26  •  Summer Transition Series: Campus Resources Webinar*
May 31  •  Housing Application Due 
June 4  •  Pre-Orientation Program Application Closes*
June 9  •  Summer Transition Series: Health & Wellness Webinar*
June 15  •  Immunization Form Due 
* Optional applications/programs

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