Duke Graduation 2016

Duke Graduation is scheduled for Sunday, May 11th, 2014.

Dinner Reservations are recommended for this weekend.

Some of our favorite restaurants allow online reservations through OpenTable.

You may also wish to visit the Durham CVB for a list of restaurants in our area.

We look forward to sharing this special event with your friends and family. We are located adjacent to the Duke University Campus between Parking Deck II and Parking Deck III. We are one block from the main entrance of the Medical Center and the stadium is just a short distance away.

For Reservations please use the link below. Of course if you need additional information or just wish to chat with us please contact the hotel directly at (919) 286-3111 and ask to speak with Lisa or Doris. You can also make reservations online with the form provided on this page or send us an email with specific questions. Our email address is reservations [at] brookwoodinn.com.

We are processing reservations for more than one year so please make sure you are requesting reservations for the year that you need! All Special Events require at least a 2 night min stay.


Advanced Graduation Reservations 2015

Duke University Graduation Dates

Duke University Commencement Weekend Information

2016 Sunday, May 15th – reservations

Graduation is usually on Sunday of Mother’s day weekend but the 2017 dates had not been published when this page was updated.

Please verify this information with the university and visit the commencement website for additional information.
The link above will take you to the Duke website.

Hotel Parking Lot is for Registered Hotel Guest only. Parking pass is required. One parking pass is issued to each room. Cars without a current parking pass displayed on dashboard will be towed.

Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Due to the renovations at Wallace Wade, 2015 services were held at Durham Bulls Athletic Park  in downtown Durham. In 2016 the one hundred sixty-fourth commencement will return to Wallace Wade.  Please check the university website for parking and transportation details prior to the event and plan to allow additional travel time and arrive early.



Parking for Other Graduation guest:
Parking for the Baccalaureate Services is available in Parking Garage IV, adjacent to the Bryan Center on Science Drive. For the Reception on East Campus, Duke Police officers will be available to assist with parking. For the Graduation Exercises, ample parking is available in the paved facility at the corner of Highway 751 and Science Drive and in the lots surrounding Wallace Wade Stadium. Directional signage will designate available parking areas. Persons with disabilities may be driven to the entrance of each venue, but their vehicles must be parked elsewhere. Please check with officers at each location for instructions. It is strongly recommended that persons needing assistance allow sufficient time for arrival prior to events. Additional accessibility information is available at http://www.access.duke.edu, or 919-668-6213.

Duke University Calendar of Events

UNC Graduation Information
Graduation Sunday May 8th, 2016

Commencement Weekend 2014 will be held the weekend of Saturday, May 10th.
Click the link above to visit the UNC website to obtain additional information.

NC State Graduation Information – Saturday May 7, 2016
Graduation Saturday May 9th, 2015

Additional information can be found at the university website. General questions should be directed to the University Registrar’s Office, 1000 Harris Hall, telephone (919) 515-2572.

NCCU Graduation May 14, 2016 May 7th, 2016

Additional information can be found at the university website.

We make every effort to provide accurate information and the information on this page was taken from the websites of the individual universities listed above. Please verify all information with official university sources prior to finalizing your plans or travel arrangements for these special events.

Room Reservations