Seniors are encouraged to mark their calendar for the following #100DayCountdown events and to-do items leading up to Commencement in May.

Below is the schedule for the Class of 2020. For optimal mobile viewing please turn device to landscape.

#100DayCountdown Launch

Event Date Primary Sponsor(s) Location Time
Last First Day January 13 Student Activities and Residence Life- Check out the pictures from this year's event! Alvarez College Union and Chambers Building 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Featured Events

Events in bold have been specially designed for graduating seniors—don't miss out!

Event Date Primary Sponsor(s) Location Time
Rebecca Pempek '20: Senior Art Exhibition January 31-February 4 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Lindsay Owen '20: Senior Art Exhibition February 7-11 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Kickoff Event: Senior Celebration February 7 Alumni and Family Engagement, Center for Career Development, Fund for Davidson, SGA/Senior Class Officers and more Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building 7-9 p.m.
Gamut Dance Company Performance TBA Dance Department Duke Family Performance Hall 7:30 p.m.
Key Event: Senior Series Adulting 101: Financial Literacy February 10 Center for Career Development TBA 4:30 p.m.
Coco Peng '20: Senior Art Exhibit February 13-18 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Key Event: Senior Series Adulting 101- Negotiating the Offer February 19 Center for Career Development TBA 7:30 p.m.
Jared McElveen '20: Senior Art Exhibit February 21-25 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Senior Night: Wrestling February 22 Athletics Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complext TBA
Last Non-Break Game/Women's Basketball February 23 Athletics Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complex TBA
Last Non-Break Game/Men's Basketball February 25 Athletics Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complex TBA
Ella Sams '20: Senior Art Exhibition March 11-15 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Allison Hoerler '20: Senior Art Exhibition March 18-22 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Key Event: Senior Salute March 24 Center for Career Development, Registrar and more 900 Room, Alvarez College Union 10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Addie Clark '20: Senior Art Exhibition March 25-29 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
The Refugees by Steve Kaliski March 27-April 5 Theater Department Duke Family Performance Hall TBA
Last Home Game: Women's Tennis March 29 Athletics Tennis Courts TBA
Helen Duffy '20: Senior Art Exhibition April 1-5 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
English Awards: Judge Tarfia Faizullah April 2 English Department 900 Room, Alvarez College Union 7:30 p.m.
Senior Day: Men's Tennis April 4 Athletics Tennis Courts TBA
Makayla Binter '20: Senior Art Exhibition April 8-14 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Maura Tangrum '20: Senior Art Exhibition April 17-21 Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center TBA
Last Home Game: Lacrosse April 18 Athletics TBA TBA
Student One Acts Festival April 21-22 and 28-29 Theater Department Barber Theatre TBA
Key Event: Spring Convocation April 23 Registrar Duke Family Performance Hall 11:15 a.m.
Annual Student Art Exhibition + End of the Year Party TBA Van Every/Smith Galleries & Art Department TBA TBA
Key Event: #AllinforDavidson Launch/Senior Mug Night April 28 Fund for Davidson/Senior Class Gift Committee and Residence Life TBA TBA
Senior Trivia Night April 29 Union Board, Alumni and Family Engagement and Fund for Davidson TBA TBA
Student Creative and Scholarly Writing Competitions TBA TBA TBA TBA
Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 May 3 Music Department Duke Family Performance Hall 7:30 p.m.
Key Event: Verna Miller Case Symposium May 6 All Departments Throughout campus All Day
Senior Day: Baseball May 16 Athletics Wilson Field TBA

Commencement Weekend

Detailed schedule information for graduating seniors and their guests can be found in the Commencement Weekend section of our website.

Event Date Primary Sponsor(s) Location Time
Senior Soiree May 15     Music Department Hayes Amphitheater 4 p.m.
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony May 16 ROTC Tyler-Tallman Hall 10 a.m.
Class Meeting May 16 Registrar DFPH 3:45 p.m.
Bacculaureate May 16 Registrar Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complex 4:30 p.m.
Graduates Dinner May 16 President's Office Vail Commons 5:30 p.m.
Farewell to Seniors May 16 Music Department DCPC 7:15 p.m.
Departmental Parties May 16 Academic Departments Various faculty and staff homes or on-campus locations 8-10 p.m.
Senior Class Party May 16 Senior Class Officers Greenhouse Parking Lot behind Armfield apartment building 10 p.m.-Midnight
Commencement Ceremony May 17
 
Registrar Chambers Lawn (Rain location: Belk Arena) 10 a.m.

To-Do Items

Seniors should make note to complete the following to-do items prior to Commencement.

  • Share your post-Davidson email address. Emails are collected at events through the Center for Career Development and Alumni and Family Engagement Offices.
  • Record your name for Commencement. Names are collected at Senior Salute.
  • Give to the Class Gift. Giving will be happening at various events.

The 100 Day Countdown committee is comprised of the following offices: Alumni and Family Engagement, Athletics, Center for Career Development, Dean of Students, Fund for Davidson, Events and Programming, Registrar, Residence Life, SGA/Senior Class Officers and Student Activities.