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Welcome to the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center! We look forward to working with you through your two years of study.

This is an exciting and very busy time for you, and our goal is to help you transition successfully into graduate school and your program.

Your Next Steps

Rotary Peace Fellowship program

Get a checklist for what you need to do after acceptance to begin your fellowship program.


Robertson Express Bus (free express service between Duke & UNC)

Duke Bus System

Chapel Hill Transit

Go Durham

Go Triangle (regional bus service linking Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill)

Megabus (cheap bus service to D.C., New York & beyond)

Amtrak (train from Durham or Raleigh to all over the U.S.)

Zipcar and Enterprise Car Share (hourly car rental with student discounts)

(In addition to websites like

Sabbatical Homes – Academic community resource for listings of houses and apartments for rent.

Please Note – The Rotary Center cannot vouch for any of these companies or locations.  We are just providing them as resources.  Be sure to do your due diligence by vetting the properties thoroughly and asking for recommendations.


We, the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center, welcome students of every nationality, religion, race, gender identity, sexual orientation and physical ability. We pledge to create a community that is welcoming to all, grounded in mutual respect and understanding, with the goal of advancing knowledge and the practice of peace building. We are a center comprised of three equal partners whose collective purpose is the pursuit of knowledge, practice and service through the diversity of ideas, actions and people. The Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center stands unified behind our core values. We welcome you to our community and are encouraged by what we, together, can build.