International Student Handbook

The International Student Handbook (PDF) was created to help you prepare for coming to Davidson College. Below are the topics included in the handbook.

Preparing for Davidson
Student visa application
Entering the U.S.
Arriving in Davidson

Living in Davidson - The Basics
What to bring
Weather and dress code
Housing and dining at Davidson
Money and banking
Healthcare and insurance

Immigration, Employment, and Taxes
Maintaining visa status
Social Security Numbers
Basic tax information

Studying at Davidson - Academics
Academic calendar (with important dates!)
Registration and enrollment
Academic advising
Academic support

Living in Davidson - The Social and Cultural
Adjusting to life in the U.S.
Student life
The Honor Code and Code of Responsibility
Alcohol, drugs, and legal issues