Welcome New Wildcats! To-dos & Reminders For New Students

Consult this timeline to get ready for your arrival to campus.

Check back often and embrace flexibility—all dates are subject to change due to COVID-19.

 
Date Who Task/Deadline Details
Upon Enrollment

All Students, Optional

Register/Select a Pre-Orientation Program

Browse pre-orientation programs at any time, and pay close attention to registration dates or requirements. Registration for many programs is already happening.

May 17 All Students

Claim Your Davidson Account

A claim link will be emailed and/or texted to you. You must complete this step in order to complete other required tasks. Contact ti@davidson.edu with questions

May 17–July 1 All Students

Start Medical Forms

With your Davidson account, you may begin submitting your medical forms. The deadline for submission is July 1.

May 18 All Students

Complete New Student Information Form

Sign in to Banner Self Service with your Davidson account and complete the New Student Information Form.

Mid-late May All Students

Complete Housing Preference Form

Information about housing preference will be sent to your Davidson email Mid-late May. Action will be required at this time in order for you to complete your housing selection and roommate matching process.

June 1–30 All Students

Enter Your Course Selections Into WebTree

WebTree (course preference selection platform) opens. Familiarize yourself with Davidson's academic programs and requirements. If you have questions, our summer advisers are available for assistance. Deadline for WebTree submission is June 30 at 5 p.m. ET.

June 1–30 Students Seeking Employment

Complete Your Handshake Resumé and Profile

If you are seeking student employment, finalize your resumé and complete your profile on Davidson’s internal job and internship posting system, Handshake.

June 1 All Students, If Applicable

Set Up Proxy Access for Bill Payers

Set up proxy access to grant parents and other bill payers access to your billing and finance account on Banner Self-Service.

June 1 Football & Basketball Athletes 

DEADLINE: Submit Athletics Medical Forms

Deadline for football and basketball athletes to submit Davidson College Sports Medicine paperwork.

June 1 All Students

Only Davidson Email Will Be Used

All official correspondence will be sent to your Davidson email address starting on June 1.

June 17 Students Taking Foreign Language

DEADLINE: Take The Foreign Language Placement Test

Deadline for taking the foreign language online placement test, if applicable.

June 30
5 p.m. ET

All Students

DEADLINE: Submit Class Preferences

Deadline to submit your class preferences through WebTree by 5 p.m. ET. If you have questions, our summer advisers are available for assistance.

July All Students

Prerequisite Health Online Courses Open

Required online courses open: Alcohol and Drugs at College and Sexual Health and Sexual Misconduct at College. Courses should be completed by Aug. 24, before the start of orientation.

July Athletes

Register With NCAA

Students who intend to participate on a Davidson varsity athletic team need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

July 1 All Students

DEADLINE: Submit Your CatCard Photo

Deadline for submitting your CatCard photo.

July 1 All Students

DEADLINE: Submit Medical Forms

Deadline for submitting medical forms.

July 1 Athletes

DEADLINE: Submit Athletics Medical Forms

Deadline for athletes to submit Davidson College Sports Medicine paperwork. The deadline for football and basketball athletes is June 1.

July 5–25 All Students

Semester Bills Available

Bill for fall semester tuition and fees is posted. Payment or selection of a payment plan can be made between July 5–July 25.

July 11–August 19 Students Seeking Employment

Apply For Campus Jobs

Apply for open jobs through Handshake. Students who have been awarded Student Employment/Work Study as part of their financial aid package are given priority in the hiring process during this time.

July 25 All Students

DEADLINE: Payment or Payment Plan Selection Due

Deadline for paying or selecting a payment plan for fall tuition and fees.

July 25 Students Waiving College Health Insurance

DEADLINE: College Health Insurance Waiver

Deadline for opting out of the College Student Health Insurance Plan.

July–August Students Bringing Vehicles or Bikes to Campus

Vehicle or Bicycle Registration

Vehicle and bicycle registration opens. Registration must be completed by the start of classes.

August Students Seeking Employment

Bring Original Documents to Campus 

If you have been hired for a job on campus, ensure you have all necessary original documents with you before you depart from home to share with HR.

August 23-24

International Students

International Student Pre-Orientation

International Students Pre-orientation takes place.

August 24 All Students

Move-in

Move-in day! Check-in will happen when you move in.

August 24 All Students

DEADLINE: Prerequisite Health Online Courses Completion

Deadline to complete required online courses: Alcohol and Drugs at College, and Sexual Health and Sexual Misconduct at College.

August 25–28 All Students

Orientation

New Student Orientation will kickstart your journey!