Announcements and Important Dates

The Office of the University Registrar (OUR) provides a number of services to faculty and staff throughout the university. Please review the information found on these web pages, and if you have general questions, please send them to If you have questions about specific areas within the office, please send them to:

Bulletins, course catalog, and course requests:
Class and classroom scheduling:

Much of the work completed by the Office of the University Registrar (OUR) is driven by policies spelled out in the Faculty Handbook. Chapter 6 is particularly relevant.

Key Dates

August 19, 2020
Spring 2021 schedules available in the DSV.

August 28, 2020
Deadline for submission of new courses, course changes, and curriculum codes on special topics courses; use the Online Course Request System (visit for more information)

September 11, 2020
First round schedule submissions due via the DSV

October 5, 2020
Schedules released to departments in the DSV; department-owned classrooms will have been assigned; Schedule of Classes, course synopsis and textbook entry available to staff/faculty in DukeHub.

October 12, 2020
Second-round schedule submissions due via the DSV; Departments that meet this deadline will be given priority in classroom assignments.

October 19, 2020
Schedule of Classes and bookbags available for students in DukeHub.

October 28, 2020
Registration begins for Spring 2021.