Getting Around

Emergency Dorm Assistance

  • The first point of contact for emergency assistance in dorm rooms (such as damaged clickers etc.) is the RA on call.
  • For emergency repairs (broken elevators etc.) there is a GM mechanic on call at (919) 730-9645 

Getting Around Campus

Getting Around Durham

Family-owned and -operated company serving Durham and the entire Triangle region. Offers six-, seven-, and 14-passenger, GPS-equipped vans available 24/7/365.

Online reservations available; credit cards and DukeCard FLEX program accepted. No need to schedule in advance – call and ride the same day. Private rides only (no shared rides and routes).   

Non-emergency medical transport: Provides complete transportation services for those who are mobility impaired, including services for those with wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, and clients with special needs.  

Wheelchair accessible vehicles: For this type of transportation, simply request when calling to order. Vehicles used for this service include the ramp-equipped, ADA compliant vans; low-floor vans for easy access; and step-stool for easier entry.

Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 957-1111

  • ADA MiniVans
  • Airport Transportation Service
  • Other scheduled special event services

GoDurham ACCESS is the name of the ADA paratransit service for the City of Durham

GoDurham ACCESS Office1911 Fay Street
Durham NC, 27704

Durham Station Transportation Center
located at 515 W Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC 27704
Phone: (919) 683-3282
Fax: (919) 682-1101

  • Kneeling buses and wheelchair transport. (The front of the bus lowers approximately 4” to minimize the step into the bus. This feature is in addition to the wheelchair lift.)
  • Three transport vans (wheelchair lift equipped).
  • Recommended: 24 hours notice for transport van

(919) 485-RIDE (7433)

The Bull City Connector is a fare-free route from Duke University to the Golden Belt artistic hub, including Ninth Street and downtown Durham.

The bus runs every 17 minutes! (Monday-Friday, 6:30am-9pm, and Saturday (10am-9pm)

Report a Facility Access Issue

Photo of students seated at tables in a School of Nursing classroom

Please notify us if you have an access concern about any part of the Duke University campus or Duke University Health System facilities.  This includes access into or around any of the buildings as well as paths, crosswalks and parking lots.

Campus Access Advisories

Bryan Center Circle repair map
Bryan Center Circle repair map

Bryan Center Circle Paving Project - Late May/early June 2019

May 1, 2019

Repairs will take place starting May 27th and are expected to take less than a week, weather permitting.  Access to the Bryan Center will be available via the pedestrian path on the east side of the circle.  This is the side closest to Duke Chapel.

Duke Campus Summer Construction

May 1, 2019

Summer 2019 will see extensive construction work around the Duke Campus. Work will be taking place on Campus Drive, Chapel Drive, at the new Alumni Complex, by Brodie Gym and Gilbert-Addoms building on East Campus as well as at Hudson Hall and North Building off Research Drive. Work is also planned at Bryan Student Center (interior and exterior) as well as Trent Hall (interior and exterior).  Construction of the new garden at the Nasher Museum is also expected to start but should not affect access to the museum.  Several additional projects may begin during this time.

Duke Chapel Quad Project Area
Duke Chapel Quad Project Area

Duke Chapel Paving Project - Summer 2019

April 25, 2019

During Summer 2019, Bluestone pavers, granite curbs, and asphalt paving will be replaced in front of Duke Chapel. ADA access to the Divinity School will be view the rear entrances off the Telcomm Drive Circle.  ADA access to Duke Chapel from the Bryan Center parking lot will not be affected by the construction.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Duke Campus is a dynamic environment and things change, often without advance notice.  If you note any changes making the information contained on this web page no longer accurate, please contact the DMS ADA Facilities Program Director, Tony Galiani, at 919-668-4273 or

ADA Facilities Program Director

Tony Galiani is the DMS ADA Facilities Program Director, a position created to insure all Duke facilities continue to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, Rehabilitation Act, and the NC State Accessibility Building Code. Working with components throughout the University, Medical Center and Health System, Tony provides expertise in developing strategies for ADA compliance and in identifying and resolving ADA accessibility issues throughout Duke facilities and grounds. For questions related to facilities access issues Tony can be reached at 919-668-4273 or