Davidson College is devoted to the life of the mind and the development of the whole person. We believe that one of the best ways to begin your journey here is to read a common book, discuss it during Orientation, and apply what you learn to your life at Davidson. Please plan to read the book before the start of Orientation, and come prepared to discuss the book with your peers.
The selected book for new students will be announced in March 2019.
Past common reading selections include the following.