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  • Students and faculty meet in the multicultural center

    Through programmatic resources and impactful student organizations, Davidson promotes a diverse, safe and open environment for all of its students.

  • Student and parents at Family Weekend

    With events like Family Weekend, we seek to create opportunities for parents to stay connected and participate in the Davidson College experience.

  • Students taking part in a dance class

    Davidson exposes its vibrant and diverse student body to numerous opportunities and experiences for interaction with fellow students and the community.

Dean of Students

The Student Life division oversees the centers for civic engagement, health and counseling, and student support and case management; the offices of residence life, religious and spiritual life, diversity and inclusion, and disability services; and major events such as Family Weekend and New Student Orientation, among other programs, services and events.

Student Support Services

We are dedicated to the physical, emotional and mental well-being of every Davidson student. Learn about the many Student Support Services that are available to help meet student needs ranging from health and safety to academic assistance.

Report a Concern

If you are concerned about the well-being of a student, we invite you to contact us by reporting your concern. Any information provided will be confidentially delivered to the Dean of Students office.

Faculty & Staff Resources

The Dean of Students Office provides a number of resources, guides and referral forms to help support students who are experiencing difficulties.

Sexual Misconduct

The college has a strict Sexual Misconduct policy, and provides guidelines and resources for students.

Personal Leave & Withdrawal Processes

The Dean of Students Office provides students with the basic logistical steps when going on personal leave as well as returning to the college.

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook describes the expectations for student behavior and conduct in the Davidson community, and outlines the college's policies, regulations, and procedures.

New Student Orientation & Family Weekend

The Dean of Students Office wants to ensure that all new students and their families are fully integrated into the Davidson College community. New Student Orientation is a three-day event that takes places the week before the start of the fall semester; Family Weekend is typically held at the end of October.

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