Duke Kunshan University

2023 Commencement


Class of 2023

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.


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Honey Huang and Wanying He ready to deliver inspirational speeches to the first-ever commencement for an undergraduate class of Duke Kunshan University

Education trailblazers to address DKU’s Class of 2022 commencement

Duke University President Emeritus Richard H. Brodhead and Chinese higher education innovator Yigong Shi will deliver the keynote speeches at this year's Duke Kunshan University commencement, the first ever for its undergraduate program.


Schedule of The Day

Surrounding Events

The Commencement schedule is still being finalized, more info will be posted here soon.

Senior Concert: DKUnited

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!

Photos on Campus and in Residence Halls

Capture your graduation experience on campus and in your Residence Halls, post on social media with #classof2022 and #dkucommencement22. 

The Commencement surrounding events are still being finalized, more info will be posted here soon.

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