As a resident of the college community, you must abide by all rules and regulations outlined in the Residence Life Policies and Procedures. Be sure to familiarize yourself with proper check-out procedures before leaving for winter and summer breaks, as outlined below.

COVID Vaccination Cards

As a precaution, we encourage vaccinated students to bring their vaccine card if unsure it is loaded correctly to the portal. Students can check their vaccination status by logging on to the portal at davidson.studenthealthportal.com and clicking on “my profile” to see their immunization records.

Thanksgiving Break 2021

The residence halls and apartments will be open over Thanksgiving Break. As with all things we are prepared to adjust if circumstances change. Please check back to see if there are any updates to this information.

Residents do not need to sign up to stay over Thanksgiving Break.

Winter Break 2021

The residence halls and apartments will be closed over Winter Break.

Residence halls and apartments close for all residents on Saturday, December 11 at 12 p.m. (noon). Keep this date and time in mind when arranging flights, as late stays past noon will not be granted.  All residence halls and apartments will close at noon.

January Move-In 2022

Residence halls and apartments will tentatively open for residents on Tuesday, January 18 at 9 a.m. However, residents who are moving into a new space in January must check-in during business hours between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the RLO office. Keep this date and time in mind when arranging flights and travel, as early arrival permission will not be granted. As with all things we are prepared to adjust if circumstances change. Please check back to see if there are any updates to this information.

All details about move-in procedures for returning students will be sent via email in December to campus residents by Dean Walter Snipes. That email will contain information about vaccinations, the move-in process, access to residential spaces and move-in expectations.

January Move-in Procedures for Residents

Residents who are moving into a new space for the spring will check in at RLO during business hours (9 am - 5 pm) on January 18 or January 19, 2021 to sign for their room and receive their new key. 

  • present photo identification (CatCard, driver’s license or passport)
  • wear a mask or face covering
  • participate in physical social distancing (six feet distance from the nearest person) if not vaccinated.

Residents who are staying in their fall assignment do not need to check in with RLO in January.  Catcards will not be activated prior to the assigned return date and early arrival permission will not be granted.