Info for Participants

Duke University
 
Travel
 
Duke University is located near downtown Durham.
 
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Further directions on driving to Duke University can be found here.
 
RDU International Airport is located about 15 miles from campus. There is a taxi service to and from the airport that will take you from the airport to Durham. More information on transport can be found at Duke University Transportation Services.
 
 Participants will be able to park in the "Blue Zone" located next to the Tennis courts on Towerview. The cost is $10 per week.
 
 Travel between campus locations can be done by a free bus. For times the campus buses are not running, see Safe Ride (919-684-SAFE).
 
 Residence will be on West Campus, located within a short walking distance to Social Sciences Building
  
 Weather
 
 June in North Carolina can range from 55 degrees in the evenings to 100 during the day.
 
 Dining
 
 There are several dining facilities on campus.
 
 Duke Clinic Food Court is a food court at the basement level of the Duke Clinic with name-brand eateries Hardee's, Domino's Pizza, Baskin-Robbins, and Chiripa's Mexican Food; Starbucks Coffee; a deli with subs and sandwiches; a stand with bakery items; a Hospital Auxiliary snack bar with expanded selections; and an exhibition cooking station featuring dishes like stir-fry, Caesar salads, Cajun chicken, and heart-healthy cuisine.
 
 Duke Hospital North Cafeteria (The Atrium) is located on the first floor across from the staff elevator lobby, the cafeteria is open 365 days a year. It has a Deli, Grill, Hot Entrees, Salad Bar, Pizza, Desserts, yogurt and some fresh fruit.
 
 There's a Kroger's grocery store on Hillsborough Road, and a Whole Foods store adjacent to East Campus on Broad Street, for those who want to venture further.
 
 A wide variety of cuisines are available in Durham. There are some great restaurants and bars on Ninth Street and along Main Street downtown. These two streets are easily accessible from East Campus, which is accessible by campus bus from West Campus.
 
  
Library Hours
 
See here
 
Health
 
In the event of a life-threatening emergency, participants should go directly to the Emergency Department (684-2413). If necessary, Duke Police (911 or 684-2444) will provide on-campus transportation to the Emergency Department.
 
Banking
 
The Wells Fargo Branch at Duke is located on the first floor of the Clinic Bldg, a 5-10 minute walk from the Social Sciences Bldg. Wells Fargo also has an ATM in the basement of the student center (Bryan Center); other services available on that ATM are: VISA, MasterCard, Honor, PLUS, Cirrus, NYCE, Quest, Armed Forces Financial Network, and Maestro. Two other bank ATMs are available in the basement of the student center: SunTrust (VISA, MasterCard, PLUS, Cirrus, Discover/Novus, American Express, Quest, ATFN); and Bank of America (MasterCard, American Express, PLUS, Cirrus, Maestro, STAR, Discover, Quest).
 
 Durham Events/Info
 
 For a Calendar of Events and information on things to do in the area, go here.