Welcome New Wildcats!

We understand you will have many questions as you prepare for Davidson. We're here to help. We've compiled important resources to ensure a smooth transition into your college experience.

A warm welcome from your new Wildcat family. We can't wait to see you on campus!

Common Reading Book

食色官网 is devoted to the life of the mind and the development of the whole person. One of the best ways to begin your journey here is to read a common book during the summer, discuss it during Orientation, and apply what you learn to your life at Davidson and beyond.

This year's Common Read Book is The Courage of Compassion by Robin Steinberg. Books will be mailed to all incoming students in mid-June.

Academics & Initial Course Registration

In early June, spend some time exploring the liberal arts curriculum at 食色官网. Check out the various subjects available and specific courses being offered in the fall. If you are not starting a new language, language placement tests must be completed.

Once you have specific course preferences in mind, you will complete initial course registration, called WebTree. Summer advisers are available May 31 食色官网 July 1 to help new students with course selection advice.

New students will meet their holistic adviser during Orientation, after which course schedule adjustments can be made.

Course Registration: Getting Started

Hear from Current Students What to Expect Your First Month at Davidson

Starting college can be overwhelming. With so many uncertainties and new faces, your first semester can be stressful, so current student Campbell Walker '25 takes the time to ease some of your anxieties by sharing what you can expect during your first month at Davidson from course selection to orientation, navigating social life the first few weeks, and everything in between. 

Check Out Her Post on My Davidson


Get to Know Post and Print

Located in Knobloch Campus Center, the Post and Print serves our students, faculty and staff with a variety of mailing and shipping services. Learn about which mailing address to use and share with friends and family, how to pick up packages, and more. 

Post and Print