General Information


Registration for Homecoming will open soon. Infomation for registering will be shared by mail and email. Stay tuned!

Hotel Accommodations

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for those attending Homecoming Weekend at the Hampton Inn Lake Norman in Cornelius. You can make a reservation by calling 704-892-9900. Mention Davidson's Homecoming to receive the discounted rate.

Welcome Center

Stop here as soon as you arrive on campus. The welcome center in the Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, located at 420 N. Main Street, is the information source for the weekend. Check in and pick up your registration materials. Short-term parking for those checking in is available in the Smith House parking lot and in the Admissions parking lot.


Parking is available at the Baker Sports Complex off of Concord Road and behind the buildings on Main Street off of Griffith and Jackson Streets. Short-term parking for those checking in is available in the Smith House parking lot and in the Admissions parking lot. Accessible parking for those with mobility concerns will be available in the Baker Parking Lot all weekend.


Golf carts will shuttle alumni and guests from Baker parking lot starting 30 minutes before each event and will be available following each event to return guests to Baker parking lot or to deliver them to their next event. If you are in need of a shuttle ride, please call 704-894-2178 or 704-450-7389. While shuttles will be actively running, it can take up to 30 minutes to arrive. If you need a ride to or from campus, please call Yellow Cab of Lake Norman at 704-664-3232.

Special Assistance

If you require special assistance during Homecoming weekend, we are happy to help. Homecoming weekend facilities and on-campus housing locations are ADA-compliant accessible buildings. Please contact Ella Strauss  in Alumni Relations at 704-894-2450 to arrange any accommodations.

Emergency Information

If an emergency arises while you are attending Homecoming weekend, family and friends may contact the campus police at 704-894-2178 (please make sure they know the class with which you are associated).

Refund Policy

In order to grant a refund, we must receive notice of cancellation. No refund requests will be accepted after Friday, Oct. 4. Refunds requested prior to the deadline will be mailed following Homecoming weekend. Please contact Linda Kunkle in Alumni Relations at 704-894-2111 with any questions.


Davidson tries to keep Homecoming costs at a minimum for our alumni.  Should your financial situation prevent you from attending, please email Marya Howell in Alumni Relations or call her at 704-894-2642 to discuss your options confidentially.