Multi- cultural Affairs
The vision of the Center for Multicultural Affairs is to create a more vibrant and inclusive multicultural student community. Through their programs and services, the CMA promotes community engagement, multicultural education, and leadership development. The CMA offers a very welcoming environment and a wide range of programs that encourages students to better understand themselves and the world around them. Check out their website to learn more about what the CMA is up to on campus this year or stop the Center, located in the lower level of the Bryan Center next to the Von Cannons.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is open to all students facing any kind of challenge. CAPS offers services such as brief individual counseling/psychotherapy, consultation, couples and group counseling, assistance with referrals, and workshops about stress and meditation. CAPS is also a great resource for finding more information about various mental health topics and well being. Making an appointment at CAPS is easier than the typical student assumes; if you’re interested call (919) 660-1000 or visit their website to check it out.
Duke Reach is a comprehensive outreach program to identify and manage students at risk for significant difficulties related to mental health, physical health, and/or psycho-social adjustment. The office works to connect faculty, staff, parents and others to resources available to students in need. If you are concerned about yourself or a friend and would like to speak with a University Case Manager, you can fill out a Duke Reach report or call (919)-668-3853. In case of an emergency, call Duke Police at (919)-684-2444, or dial 9-1-1.
The Wellness Center works for the health and well-being of the Duke Community. DuWell is most active in helping students make good decisions around health issues, alcohol and substance use but is also a great resource for various dimensions of wellness including Social, Spiritual, Financial, Intellectual, Environmental and Mind-Body. The Wellness Center also works with student groups to lead programs and workshops on various topics such as alcohol abuse prevention, sexual health, and stress management. Stop by the center, which is located in the Crowell building underneath the Coffeehouse on East Campus, or check out their website.
Activities and Events
Simply put, University Center Activities and Events assists with event planning and campus programming needs. The UCAE is an encompassing facet of campus covers a wide range of services. The Duke Groups website is a compilation of the 400+ student organizations while the UCAE website has the resources for you to start your own group if you don’t see what you want. Duke Student Government, Duke Partnership for Service, Duke University Union, Duke Student Media, and the Student Organization Finance Committee are all advised by UCAE. The Center offers a wide range of programs and services to allow students to engage with the community and find extra-curricular activities. Check out their website and start exploring!
The Women’s Center (WC) works to foster diverse learning and living environments that are safe and empowering for all women and men at Duke. A large variety of groups dedicated to empowering women and promoting gender equity operate underneath the umbrella of the WC. In addition to sponsoring a handful of student groups, the WC hosts a variety of weekly discussions, outside speakers, internships and training programs. If you or someone you know has been the victim of dating violence, sexual assault or stalking, the WC provides confidential assistance and services: call 919-886-6814 anytime. Stop by their lounge at 107 Few across from the Allen Building or visit their website to learn more.
Student Health Services
The Student Health Center is the primary location for health care services including general medical care, nutrition counseling, physical therapy, laboratory, pharmacy, travel and immunization clinics, and allergy/immunotherapy clinic. Most services are covered by the Student Health Fee. Call 919-681-9355 for an appointment, or to talk to the advice nurse. Nurse advice is available at all hours when the SHC is closed by calling (919) 966-3820. See http://studentaffairs.duke.edu/studenthealth for more information. In the event of a life-threatening emergency, students should go directly to the Emergency Department. If necessary, Duke Police (911 or (919) 684-2444) provides on-campus transportation to the Emergency Department.