Here are some useful tips and information as you make your plans to return for Reunion Weekend.
The registration deadline is the end of May, after which a late fee will be applied. You may register online by class year or through the registration brochure mailed to you. To make any changes to your reservation or to cancel, please email us or call 704-894-2111.
Stop here as soon as you arrive on campus! The Welcome Center in the Nancy O. Blackwell Alumni House, located at 420 N. Main, is the information source for the weekend. Check in and pick up your registration materials and your class-specific weekend schedule including information about final event locations. Short-term parking for those checking in is available in the Smith House parking lot and in the Admission parking lot.
Please fill out your registration information completely, and make us aware of any special meal requests. Our caterers will do their best to accommodate those with dietary restrictions. It is imperative that you submit your registration by the deadline so we can provide the meals you need.
Parking is available at the Baker Sports Complex off Concord Road, and behind the buildings on Main Street, off Griffith Street and Jackson Street. Short-term parking is available in the Smith House and Admission parking lots on Main Street for those checking in at the Welcome Center.
Golf carts will shuttle alumni and guests from Baker parking lot, starting 30 minutes before each event. The carts will be available following each event to return you to Baker parking lot or deliver you to your next event. If you need a ride to or from campus, please call Yellow Cab of Lake Norman at 704-664-3232.
Dress for the weekend is casual. Attire for your class dinner is dressy casual, unless indicated otherwise by your class chairs. Please note that many of the weekend events will take place outside on lawns or under tents. Average June temperatures range from 61 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Please check the weather forecast in advance.
In addition to the official class photo, a photographer will be on campus throughout the weekend to take candid photographs. These photos will be available through our online gallery for download or purchase shortly after the weekend. We reserve the right to use these photos in future promotional materials. If you have privacy concerns, please email us.
Reunion Weekend is structured with families in mind. There will be plenty of on-campus activities that will appeal to both kids and teens.
Childcare will be available at Davidson College Presbyterian Church on Saturday evening during class dinners for children aged 24 months to 10 years. Care will be provided by paid staff who have passed background checks. Snacks and drinks will be provided throughout the evening, but please pack your child a dinner. Registration is required by the deadline date to guarantee the proper ratio of staff to children. Please register for childcare through your regular Reunion registration form. The cost is $50 per child for the evening.
A teen room will be available for tweens and teens 11 years and older during the Saturday class dinners. The room will be supervised by Davidson students hired through Alumni Relations. Games, movies and access to the college union's game tables will be available. A pizza dinner will be served, and snacks will be available throughout the evening. Please register for the teen room through your regular Reunion registration form by the deadline. The cost is $5 per child for the evening.
In order to grant a refund, we must receive notice of cancellation. No refund requests will be accepted after the registration deadline has passed. Refunds requested prior to the deadline will be mailed after Reunion Weekend. For registration questions, call us at 704-894-2111.
Davidson tries to keep Reunion costs to a minimum while offering a wide range of activities. Should your financial situation prevent you from attending, please email us or call 704-894-2642 to discuss your options confidentially.
If you require special assistance during Reunion Weekend, we are happy to help. Reunion Weekend facilities and on-campus housing locations are ADA-compliant accessible buildings. Email or call 704-894-2545 to arrange accommodations.
The College Union's fitness center will be available through the weekend for those interested in exercising. It is equipped with treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, Nautilus equipment, exercise balls, and stretching mats. The fitness center is located on the first floor of the Alvarez College Union and will be accessible from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday.
Alumni are welcome to visit the Davidson College Lake Campus (152 Lake Campus Drive) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Reunion Weekend. Bring a bathing suit and a picnic. As a reminder, alcohol is not permitted.
Stop by the Alumni Welcome Center to receive your special reunion discount to be used at the newly located Davidson College Store (137 North Main Street, Davidson). Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Open containers are not permitted outdoors on the Davidson Campus. Davidson Campus Police will enforce this policy throughout the weekend.
If an emergency arises while you are attending Reunion Weekend, family and friends may contact the campus police at 704-894-2178. Please make sure they know which class you are associated with.