Time Away Return

Complete the Time Away Return Form when you are ready to return to Duke. It is important to consult the Return Checklist as soon as you begin to consider your return plans. 

Time Away Return Form       

Return Checklist

Return Timelines

The deadlines for returns are determined according to registration windows and housing considerations so that all students, including returning students, receive equitable course selection and housing considerations. 

Returning Semester

Applications open

Applications close

Fall 2020

March 1

Fall Registration begins March 31. If you are concerned about your registration window, contact the Time Away Office as soon as possible so we can collaboratively plan for you to complete your Request for Return in time.

July 1

Spring 2021

July 1

Spring Registration begins October 28 for Spring 2021.

October 1

Summer I and II 2021

February 1

Summer Registration 2021 begins February 15. However, summer registration remains open throughout summer session.

May 1