Resources

You’re here now!   Whatever trepidation (or excitement) you’re feeling now, take a deep breath – we’re here to help you through this exciting time.  You are about to embark on an adventure you will never forget.

This site will help answer many of your questions regarding the program format, requirements, etc.

Fall Course Information

Fall 2014 semester schedule: Monday Wednesday Thursday ENV 966, Professional Writing ENV 962, Economics of Environmental Management ENV 961, Ecosystem Science and Management Dr. Nicolette Cagle Dr. Brian Murray Dr. Norm Christensen Meets periodically; see syllabus 8:00 PM ET 8:00 PM ET OR Leadership Meetings (Monthly) ENV 972, Environmental Decision Analysis Don Wells Dr. Lynn …

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Technical Requirements

Hardware During orientation, you will receive a laptop. This laptop is yours to use during your term at the Nicholas School (NS). While enrolled in the program, the laptop remains Duke property and must be returned upon withdrawal or leave of absence. Upon graduation, ownership is transferred to you. No other hardware is supported by …

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Funding Your Education

If you are a US citizen and plan to apply for any of the federal student loans, you should do so as soon as possible to assure that your funds will be received by the Nicholas School by the beginning of the fall semester. If you have not done so already, you will need to …

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Adobe Connect Guide

Adobe Connect is used for all synchronous web conference course meetings and allows two or more users to collaborate in real time over the Internet. Participants in Adobe Connect meetings are able to utilize the following features: real-time video integrated voice-over-IP (VOIP) audio text chat document sharing collaborative editing polling meeting recording During Orientation we …

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Executive Education Courses

Graduate Credit Courses: DEL-MEM students interested in taking short courses offered for credit will be registered on a priority basis, such that they will be automatically added to the class if space is available when the inquiry is made.  If multiple inquiries are received at one time, second years may be given priority.  If space …

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Student Policies

Nicholas School Bulletin (includes DEL-MEM Policies)

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Disability, Health Insurance, Immunizations

Disability Accommodations Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact us in advance of the program. For more information on access, please visit: http://www.access.duke.edu/index.php. If needed, please fill out an Accommodations Request form at: http://www.access.duke.edu/students/requesting/forms.php Health Insurance Duke University requires all students to have health insurance coverage. …

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Duke University and Durham

You can search for buildings or view maps of the Duke University campus at: http://map.duke.edu/. For more information about the city of Durham, visit the Durham Official Visitor and Newcomer Information Site at: http://www.durham-nc.com/. I strongly urge you to visit the Duke University website at http://www.duke.edu/ to become more familiar with the University and area. In …

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Math Refresher

Module 1 The links in the Module 1 are for viewing a video tutorial of key math concepts used in the DEL program. You may want to open and/or print the Module 1 Presentation slides to follow along with the video modules. Module 1 Presentation Slides Module 1 Assignment Module 1 Assignment Solution This module …

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Duke Mobile App

Duke University is committed to delivering information to you when, where and how you want to get it. To that end, has developed a web-based information and applications for use on the most common mobile platforms: the multi-touch iPhone and iPod touch, Android devices and other mobile devices that use wireless access points (WAP devices). The app is …

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Writing Studio

All Nicholas School professional students, including DEL-MEM students, have access to the writing consultants in the Duke Writing Studio. The Writing Studio also offers e-tutoring – be sure to let the Studio know that you are a DEL-MEM student who is earning your degree primarily through distance learning technologies. To sign up for writing appointments, …

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FAQ’s

Course Information When Do I Register for Courses? You can review the drop/add schedule at the Registrar’s Office.  Click Registration, then the Registration Windows for the upcoming semester. The registration windows (and drop/add dates) are also included on the DEL Sakai site which you will have access to in the very near future. How Do I …

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