Academic Affairs is responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the academic program.

Led by the vice president for Academic Affairs, it supports faculty program and curriculum development, administers programs and allocates resources in the form of departmental budgets, library materials, office and teaching space, computing, travel and research funding, international study programs, grants and contract assistance, and equipment.

The following departments comprise Academic Affairs. For more information please visit their below listed websites.


The E.H. Little Library serves as a dynamic environment for the Davidson College community to collaborate, explore, experiment, and grow as researchers, creators, and scholars. The library’s team of research librarians, instructional designers, archivists, and peer consultants provide programming, course design, and individualized support across disciplines. Library collections include more than 500,00 physical volumes, and access to more than 2 million eBook titles, 860 databases, and over 155,000 electronic serials. Situated in the center of campus, it spans 100,000 square feet, and includes the college’s Center for Teaching and Learning, technology-enhanced classrooms, and group study rooms. The library is open to students 24/7 throughout the academic year. The Music Library in the Sloan Music Center houses a collection of over 10,000 items including reference books, scores, and sound recordings. 

Center for Teaching & Learning

The John Crosland Jr. Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) is a place where experts in technology, library sciences, and education work together under one roof to support the work of Davidson scholars–from first-year students to tenured professors. One of the notable ways in which we strive to support Davidson scholars is by supporting research at Davidson . The CTL is conveniently located on the main level of the E.H. Little Library.


The Registrar's Office coordinates course registration, maintenance and protection of academic records, and certification of students for continued enrollment and graduation. The office maintains, interprets, and monitors academic policy and communicates procedures to faculty, to students, and to the public.


Davidson is a recognized leader in undergraduate research, scholarship and creative work across all academic programs. Faculty members integrate original research and scholarship into the classroom and encourage students to join them in extensive exploration of original work through the academic year and during the summer. 

Education Abroad

Education Abroad offers students the opportunity to choose from more than 125 Davidson and third-party provider programs located all over the world to study abroad and earn academic credit. Programs are open to students regardless of major or area of study.

Catalyst High-Impact Learning

Ignite your future with high-impact learning opportunities in research, internships, community-based learning and education abroad.

Catalyst High-Impact Learning

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS) houses a number of interdisciplinary majors that are not offered by an academic department. These majors are designed by faculty.

International Studies Program

The Dean Rusk International Studies Program offers lectures, music and dance performances, art exhibits, and travel grants for students and faculty to internationalize their experience as members of the Davidson campus.

Grants & Contracts

Grants and Contracts is a full-service (pre- and post-award) office that manages administrative processes related to externally funded grants. The office acts as a liaison between faculty, college administrators, and funding agencies.


Davidson College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson College.

State Authorization

The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, commonly known as SARA, provides a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.