Academic Guides

It’s not just about the classroom.icon

The Academic Guides program integrates academic coaching and advising into the fabric of the Duke campus residential experience. Part of a new residential staffing vision, Academic Guides are available to you where you live and learn, whether that is on campus, or online. 

What are Academic Guides?

Academic Guides work in and with the residential communities at Duke. They offer enriching programs and activities that promote holistic success. Remember, there is more to you than academics.

Who are Academic Guides?

Academic Guides are professional staff trained in multidisciplinary approaches that can be tailored to support your specific needs. They have diverse backgrounds, life and professional experiences.

What do Academic Guides do?

Academic Guides provide one-on-one consulting, advising and coaching in time management, learning strategies, health and wellness, academic advising, and navigating Duke resources. They arrange peer study groups, lead discussion groups, and develop and implement enriching programs and activities.