MEM Student Life in Durham - Main Page

This portal directs you to information on life in Durham.  Look here for to prepare for everyday essentials, such as housing, transportation, and food.  You can also share ideas on local outings, nature explorations, entertainment venues, and volunteering opportunities.

For information on services, entertainment, and life on-campus at the Nicholas School and Duke:  please check out the Life at the Nicholas School page.

For information on life and work at the Beaufort Marine Lab:  please check out the Life in Beaufort page.




There are some great food blogs in the Triangle:

  • Carpe Durham is written by some folks at Duke Law. Check them out for fun and detailed reviews and updates on Durham food joints!

Health Services

Life's Details




Documents and Links

"Duke and the City" Brochure-- Info on neighborhood list-serves, utilities (water, gas, etc.), useful phone numbers, and more!

"Durham's City Guide" -- A very good blog guide for what to eat, drink, and do in Durham