The Office of Undergraduate Education promotes coordination and collaboration among the various components of the undergraduate experience, and includes specific units responsible for global education, financial aid, civic engagement, academic advising and academic resources and first-generation students. The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is the primary spokesperson for the Duke undergraduate experience.
The Academic Advising Center is committed to encouraging students to continually engage in a process of reflection and self-assessment, and guiding students through the integration of curricular, cocurricular and personal choices into a meaningful life script.
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The Academic Resource Center offers a variety of programs and services to support the academic work of all Duke undergraduates. Students may receive highly individualized support through any of the three ARC programs.
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This office exists to serve Duke's sizable undergraduate first-generation, low-income student body. This group amounts to about 20% of all undergraduates. First-generation students are defined as those who are the first in their families to attend a four-year college. Low-income means their families have less than a $60,000 annual income.
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Global Education for Undergraduates is a resource for students who plan to study off campus, are currently abroad, or have just returned from abroad.
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The Karsh Office of Undergraduate Financial Support offers a full range of programs including needs based aid, merit scholarships, parent and student loans, campus jobs, and a variety of payment plans to ensure students and families can pay for a Duke education.
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OUSF (pronounced oo-sef) is an intellectual hub that fosters academic engagement among Duke University students, alumni, faculty, and staff. OUSF supports members of the Duke community through the work of the Merit Scholarship Program Team (MSP), the Nationally Competitive Scholarships Team (NCS), and partnerships with a variety of other student focused groups.
For additional information please see https://www.ousf.duke.edu/
As of January 2020, Duke is serving undergraduate students registered with the Student Disability Access Office who have been granted testing accommodations. Students must be enrolled in a course with a professor who uses the Testing Center to provide accommodations and will schedule in advance to take their Duke course exams in the proctored environment at the center.