Faculty and staff must register their vehicle with the Davidson College Police Department within 48 hours of arriving on campus.

Parking permits will be sent through campus mail.

Vehicle Registration

Student vehicle registration will open August 2022.  

Register a vehicle online (login required).  Registration is for faculty and staff.    

If you have any parking related questions, please call the administrative assistant at 704-894-2178 or email mebrennan@davidson.edu prior to coming to the office. 

Bicycle Registration

Students, faculty and staff are required to register their bikes. To register a bicycle, register online (login required).  Registration is free, and registration stickers will be sent to you in campus mail. You must have your serial number to register your bike. Serial numbers are engraved on bikes and can be found:

  • On the underside of the crank
  • On the headset
  • At the top of the crank
  • On the seat down tube next to crank
  • On the rear stays

Additional rules for bicycles:

  • Bikes must be secured to a bike rack.
  • Bikes shall not be secured to trees, light poles, hand rails, benches or anything other than a bike rack.
  • Bikes not properly secured and/or not registered, are subject to a citation and being locked by Public Safety personnel.
  • Bicycles removed at the end of the spring semester will be stored for a period not to exceed 90 days. After 90 days, all unclaimed bikes will be disposed of.

Temporary Registration

Temporary parking permits for visitors staying overnight also are available at the Campus Police office. Temporary permits should be displayed clearly, hung from drivers' rear view mirrors. Campus visitors may park in spaces and lots not marked for students and staff. Baker Sports Complex is open to visitor parking.

Handicapped Parking

To park in handicapped parking spaces, a North Carolina handicapped license plate or a Davidson College-issued handicapped parking permit must be displayed. Permits are available at no charge in the Campus Police office. Professional medical endorsement is required in order to receive a temporary handicapped permit from Public Safety. 

Motorcycles

Motorcycles must be parked in regular vehicular parking spaces and, like vehicles, must be registered with campus police within 48 hours of arriving on campus.

Safe Rides Program

The Public Safety and Campus Police Department along with the Student Government Association provide students with Safe Rides vans during the academic school year.