The Duke Kunshan University community is excited to celebrate the Class of 2023 with a commencement ceremony to be held on Friday, May 26, 2023 at the DKU campus.
In addition to the in-person ceremony for members of the Class of 2023 in China, DKU has partnered with Duke to invite graduating students to a commencement ceremony and reception in North Carolina for those who cannot be in Kunshan.
This hybrid concert features DKU senior year student musicians on campus and virtually to showcase their music talents, to unite the class spreads around the world, and to celebrate their graduation through music!
Capture your graduation experience on campus and in your Residence Halls, post on social media with #classof2022 and #dkucommencement22.
Senior Banquet (ticket required)
Date and time: May 19, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kunshan
Join us in celebrating the culmination of your journey with DKU and the beginning of a new chapter. As DKU graduates, you have embraced diversity, prepared to be global citizens and forged lifelong bonds. Let’s make this a night to remember!
Graduation Water Show (open to all students and their guests)
Date and time: May 24, 7:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: Dayu Bay
Join your fellow graduates, friends and family in this extraordinary celebration, as cascading fountains and dazzling visual effects create an unforgettable ambiance. It’s a magical tribute to your hard work, resilience and achievements. Don’t miss this captivating event that will leave you with lifelong memories.
Senior Concert and Reception (open to all students and their guests)
Date and time: May 25, 6:45-8:15 p.m.
Location: Academic Quad, DKU (the lawns between Phase 1 and Phase 2 campus)
Join us for an evening of music, food and celebration at the Senior Concert and Reception with your friends and family!