Academic Communication Best Practices

Trinity College uses email as an official means of communication with students. Deans, faculty, and administrators will generally employ your Duke email address ( when reaching out to you, and you are expected  to check your Duke email account on a regular basis and to respond in a timely fashion. If you have your forwarded to a different email address, it is your responsibility to ensure that important and time-sensitive communications are not lost.

Failure to read and respond to official email in a timely fashion can have serious consequences for you.