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Duke's Office of Global Health and Safety (OGHS)​

As an integral part of the Division of Experiential Education, OGHS serves as a cornerstone for faculty, staff, and students participating in off-campus programs and various forms of experiential education.

Explore the array of services we offer by scheduling a personalized consultation. Reach out to us at, and allow us to showcase how we can enhance and safeguard your off-campus endeavors. Our team is devoted to ensuring the success, safety, and security of your programs.

Our Mission

The Office of Global Health and Safety (OGHS) at Duke University supports and promotes the health, safety, security, and preparedness of Duke programs and students in the field; and assesses the risk of such travel.

In order to fulfill our mission, we partner with a variety of stakeholders across Duke to foster collaboration, information sharing, and a culture that promotes health and safety.