School of Medicine, Office of the Registrar

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The Office of the SoM Registrar manages and maintains the academic records of all active and former Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor and Master of Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Allied Health Graduate and Certificate Program students.

The Registrar is responsible for the registration of all students, management of all student records, verification and processing of attendance, satisfactory progress, transcript requests and degree candidate information.

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For Duke University undergraduate student records, please contact the Office of the University Registrar or call (919) 684-2813.

For residency, internship, and fellowship verfications, please contact the Office of Graduate Medical Education at 919-684-3491.

ACES:  Current students should refer to ACES ( to view their official class schedules, to register for classes,  apply for graduation, request transcripts, view account information, check for service indicators, etc. 

Important News/Updates



The on-line registration period for  2015 Summer 1 Term for MED2, MED3, and rising MED4 will open at 8:30am on Wednesday, March 18 and close at 1:00pm on Tuesday, March 24th.  The on-line registration period for Fall 2015 (rising MED4) will open at 8:30am on Wednesday, April 1st and close at 1:00pm on Tuesday, April 7th. An email notification will be sent to all students with more information.  The 2015-2016 Fourth Year Electives Book is available under the "Important Resources" section. 

School of Medicine Severe Weather Policy

The School of Medicine will handle the cancellation of classes in the following manner: 

All School of Medicine students, will follow the Provost's decision in regards to cancellation of classes. If classes are cancelled, students should not report for any medical school activities (classes, labs, clerkships, clinical assignments, etc.)  Course directors, mentors, and faculty are aware of this policy so that individual decisions should not be made.

These decisions can be determined by calling 684-4636 (INFO) or by visiting the School of Medicine, Office of the Registrar’s website,, the DukeAlert site,, or The SoM Registrar’s Office will make every attempt to announce any cancellations on the Announcements section of their website,, in a timely manner. 

Please note that 684-4636(INFO) and are considered the official communication for inclement weather announcements. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING VA MEDICAL CENTER REQUIREMENTS:  Students participating in elective or sub-internship that require rotations at the VA Medical Center must complete new paperwork and submit to the VA Medical Center no later than 30 days prior to the start of the section in which they are enrolled.  Failure to do so will prevent students from participating in the elective or sub-internship. 

If you are not sure whether or not you will be participaint in a course that requires rotations at the VA Medical Center, please contact the course director to verify.  Affected course directors will have teh required paperwork. but if you have any questions orneed the paperwork, contact Paula Alford and


Addendum:  SURGERY 404C - NEURO-ONCOLOGY- offered spring 2015, sections 41, 42, and 44


Addendum:  MEDICINE 440C - Clinical Infectious Disease - will be offered during summer 2015, section 42, as well as 43 and 44. 
Medicine 412C - not offered summer 2015, section 44
Medicine 416C - not offered summer 2015
Medicine 225C - not offered in summer 2015, section 25