With over 95 percent of students living on campus, Davidson is committed to providing quality facilities for housing and community, centering on three words: freedom, responsibility and honor.
The center of college community life, the Knobloch Campus Center combines the Alvarez College Union and the Duke Family Performance Hall to create a gathering place for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
The primary dining facility on campus, Vail Commons is located at the center of campus with idyllic views of the meadow inside Patterson Court.
Summit Coffee is a coffeehouse/pub located on Patterson Court. Summit serves break, lunch, dinner, and late night snacks.
Home to the fraternities and eating houses on campus, Patterson Court comprises 13 small houses built on a semi-circle behind Vail Commons.
As a residential college, Davidson houses roughly 96 percent of its student body in 11 residence halls and six apartment complexes located throughout campus.
Martin Court is a residential area for more than 300 students, comprised of six apartment buildings with four or five person apartments with kitchens.
A stone building hidden on the far east of campus off Grey Road, Erwin Lodge is used for small gatherings for the campus and local community.
The Carnegie Guest House is a beautifully furnished retreat for campus and community guests with eight sleeping rooms featuring private baths and a complimentary continental breakfast.
The laundry provides linens and laundry service to all students as part of a mandatory laundry service dating from 1920. (Effective May 15, 2015, the central laundry service will no longer be available. Free self-service laundry facilities are located throughout the campus for students. Learn more.)