Do not capitalize names of college studies, fields of study, options, curricula, major areas, major subjects or programs, unless referring to a specific course. (Exception: Capitalize names of languages.)
Capitalize official department names in running text. References using shortened or unofficial names should be lowercase.
Use the lower case with periods.
An event cannot be described as annual until it has been held in at least two successive years.
Alvarez College Union, Knobloch Campus Center
Baker Sports Complex
Brown Atrium, Alvarez College Union
C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union
Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center
Hance Auditorium, Chambers Building
Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Arts Center
Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building
Mariam Cannon-Hayes Amphitheatre
Semans Lecture Hall, Belk Visual Arts Center
Sprinkle Room, Alvarez College Union
Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center
Do not use serial commas unless necessary for clarity.
Example: Sponsored by Alumni Relations, Parent Programs and Admission.
Do not include the year unless an event overlaps into the next year; always list the day of the week (spelled out) before the date; abbreviate the month when used with a specific date.
Examples: The event is Monday, Oct. 7; the exhibit opens in October.
Do not italicize email or Web addresses.
Do not hyphenate email ("email" rather than "e-mail").
In general, do not hyphenate words beginning with the prefixes co, non, pre, post or re unless there is a possibility of confusion (co-op, post-master's) or the root word begins with a capital letter (post-Renaissance, Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program).
Do not hyphenate compounds with vice.
Example: vice chair, vice president
Italicize names of books, newspapers, magazines, movies, theatre productions, paintings, works of art, works of music. (This rule applies to posters only.)
Capitalize all job titles when used before a name or in lists and programs. (Exception: Do not capitalize such titles in the text when they follow the name.)
Do not set off with commas.
Example: Sammy Davis Jr.; Hank Williams Sr.; Clarence Williams III
No quotation marks around the formal title. (This rule applies to posters only.)
All posters require the Davidson College (bar and diamond) logo.
The style is hyphens, not periods. Do not use parentheses around the area code.
Use figures except for noon and midnight. Do not use :00 with a time.
Example: 7 p.m. not 7:00 p.m.
Do not use a dash in place of "to" in a range of times introduced by "from."
Example: from 5 to 7 p.m., not from 5-7 p.m.
Do not use courtesy titles (Dr. Joe Smith) to indicate academic degrees.