Contact Us

The best way to reach a staff member to assist you is to email inquiries@tip.duke.edu or call (919) 668-9100 Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Our Customer Service Representatives are trained to answer all student, parent, and teacher questions about our programs, enrollment and admissions, payment policies, lost TIP ID numbers, test scores, and other similar issues. Our CSRs also handle all general inquiries and can route you to the proper person to address special requests. 

Parents

  • If you are contacting us about your child and they are currently enrolled in a TIP program, please have your student's TIP ID at hand when you call. You can look up your child's TIP ID online.

  • If you are updating your student's information, you can do so online by filling out our Student Update form.

  •  If your child has already been placed in a TIP educational program and you have a question about your specific placement, please contact admissions@tip.duke.edu

  • If your child is a Duke TIP participant, you can consult with TIP's Gifted Education Research Specialist Richard D. Courtright, Ph.D. by emailing Rick at rcourtright@tip.duke.edu

Schools and Educators

  • Schools should use the School Update Form to update contact information and request applications. 

  • To contact our 4th–6th Grade Talent Search coordinator, please email 456talentsearch@tip.duke.edu

  • To contact our 7th Grade Talent Search coordinator, please email 7talentsearch@tip.duke.edu.

  • If you are a TIP-affiliated educator with a question about serving your gifted students, you can consult with TIP's Gifted Education Research Specialist Richard D. Courtright, Ph.D. by emailing Rick at rcourtright@tip.duke.edu

Media Requests

Alumni

  • If you are an alum, contact our Alumni Outreach Coordinator Katie Peoples at alumni@tip.duke.edu or 919.681.6230 to update your contact information, learn about alumni activities, explore seasonal job opportunities, or ask about ways you can give back to TIP.

Donors

  • All fundraising and development activities, including gifts from individuals and grants from foundations or corporate partners, are handled by our development staff. You can contact them at (919) 668-9132 to make a gift over the phone or donate online.

  • Learn more about TIP's giving options.

Job Applicants