Academic Advising in the Arts

Academic Advising for majors/minors/certificates is provided by each arts program/department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS). The Academic Advising Center provides synopses of major advising via this page: and overarching advising support can be provided by a Director of Academic Engagement (DAE) or a specialized advisor. There are also Trinity Ambassadors who offer informal peer advising.

Overarching advising support can be provided by a Director of Academic Engagement (DAE) or a specialized advisor. There are also Trinity Ambassadors who offer informal peer advising. As of May 1, 2024 the Arts & Humanities DAE position is vacant but should be filled before the end of summer. Meanwhile, if you are an incoming or undeclared student, you can seek general advising from the AAC on their website or by emailing advising@duke.edu. The Academic Advising Center takes questions throughout the academic year and during the summer. They also host a yearly Majors Fair (usually after Fall Break) where students can visit with DUSes from all over Trinity.

Students met with creative professionals and Career Center counselors to discuss their portfolios and resumes for DEMAN Weekend 2018. Photo taken by Ivy Shi.

As of May 1, 2024 the Arts & Humanities DAE position is vacant but should be filled before the end of summer. Meanwhile, if you are an incoming or undeclared student, you can seek general advising from the AAC by visiting this page or emailing advising@duke.edu. The Academic Advising Center takes questions throughout the academic year and during the summer. They also host a yearly Majors Fair (usually after Fall Break) where students can visit with DUSes from all over Trinity.