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  • Commencement Hat Toss

    Students toss their hats to celebrate commencement.

  • Commencement Students Pre-Ceremony

    Students walk to Chambers to line up for commencement.

  • ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

    Since 1919, Davidson College's ROTC program has been commissioning second lieutenants into the United States Army.


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Box 7154
Davidson, NC 28035

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Davidson, NC 28035


Davidson College's 181th Commencement will take place on the front lawn of campus on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

A live stream of commencement will be available. Live coverage allows students to share this important event with loved ones who are unable to attend the ceremony. This live stream will also be projected in the Duke Family Performance Hall in the Alvarez College Union.

In addition to the commencement ceremony, family and friends of students are welcome to attend a number of events held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, including Senior Soiree, department open houses and performances by the Davidson College Chorale featuring senior soloists and the Jazz Ensemble. Review the commencement schedule for dates and times.