Summer 2024 Housing

The Residence Life Office (RLO) will be housing Davidson students over the summer in Chidsey Hall. Due to space availability, priority will be given to those students doing research, internships, taking classes and/or working for Davidson College during the summer. Students who wish to live on campus for the entire summer session (May 19, 2024 - July 27, 2024) will be given priority. RLO will attempt to meet as many single room requests as possible but the number of single rooms available is limited

Summer housing contracts are offered for the full, 10-week summer (Sunday, May 19 - Saturday, July 27), or a 5-week first half of summer (Sunday, May 19 - Saturday, June 22), or a 5-week second half of summer (Sunday, June 23 - Saturday, July 27). Space is limited, and priority is given to full summer applicants.  

Summer housing rates are based on room type (double or single rooms) and duration (see Summer Housing 2024 rates below). Students may stay on-campus between spring Closing and the start of summer housing (see May Move-Over below) and/or between the end of the summer session and fall Opening (see August Move-Over below), each carries an additional charge.  

Applications for Summer Housing and the May Move-Over/August Move-Over Add-Ons will open on March 5, 2024 at 10 a.m.

All college and RLO Policies and Procedures for Residents apply during summer housing, unless otherwise specified by RLO professionals. Any student found in violation of policy may be removed from summer housing without refund. 

Summer Housing 2024 Rates

Summer housing rates are based on room type and duration. Students indicate a room type preference (either double room or single room) on the application. RLO will attempt to meet requests for single rooms but numbers are limited. See the sections on May Move-Over and August Move-Overs for their respective rates. Bills for summer housing are put on student accounts at the end of August. 

Full Summer:  Sunday, May 19 - Saturday, July 27 

  • $1,390 (double room) or $1,960 (single room) 

First Half Summer:  Sunday, May 19- Saturday, June 22 

  • $825 (double room) or $1,135 (single room) 

Second Half Summer:  Sunday, June 23 - Saturday, July 27 

  • $825 (double room) or $1,135 (single room) 

Please note: May Move-overs will be without hot water for most of the first week of housing (May 12 - May 16), as will most of campus, while Physical Plant conducts annual maintenance on the steam plant. Residents will have access to Irwin or Knox bathrooms (TBD) during this week to take hot showers. 

Note: Graduated seniors must make full payment before summer move-in date.

May Move-Over (Summer Housing Add-On)

$225 Flat Rate

Students staying in the residence halls from Closing to the beginning of First Half of Summer are considered May Move-Overs. May Move-Overs are charged a flat rate of $225 for housing from Closing (Thursday, May 9 for non-graduating students or Monday, May 13 for graduating students) until Sunday, May 19. 

Depending on the location of spring assignments, May move-overs will either stay in their spring assignment until Friday, May 17 or be housed in one temporary building during move-over week before moving into Chidsey beginning Friday, May 17. May move-overs in temporary assignments will have until 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 12 to relocate out of their spring assignment into the temporary move-over assignment. 

August Move-Over (Summer Housing Add-On)

$35 Per Night

Students staying in the residence halls for Full Summer or Second Half Summer until Opening (August 24) AND who have an on-campus assignment for Fall 2024 are considered August Move-Overs. August Move-Overs are initially housed in their summer assignment and will move into their fall assignment on Wednesday, July 31 between 6 pm - 8 pm.  Summer residents must be present to move all belongings on July 31, the move-over date is not negotiable, and must return the summer key by August 1st by 9 a.m.  

August Move-Overs are charged a $35 per night rate from July 28 until August 24 (placed on the student account by August 31). 

Students who have opening responsibilities (that is, roles on campus directly related to the opening of the college as determined by the Dean of Students) have the nightly rate waived beginning the date their opening responsibilities begin. Opening responsibility roles include; in-season athletes, pre-orientation programs, and leadership groups who have responsibilities during orientation. 

Students must apply to be an August Move-Over on the initial application so RLO can properly assign them in summer housing to allow for cleaning and repairs before early arrivals move in in August. Students who do not live in summer housing for the entire summer or the second half of the summer are not eligible to be an August Move-Over. 

Summer Housing Application

Applications for Summer Housing and the May Move-Over/August Move-Over Add-Ons will open on March 5, 2024 at 10 a.m. 

The deadline for submitting applications is 11:59 p.m. on April 11, 2024. At that time, the online application will be deactivated. Students who wish to submit a late application will need to email Late applications will be considered based on space availability. 

Applicants are notified if they get a room by Friday, April 26, 2024.  

Questions regarding summer housing 2024 can be emailed to housing coordinator Ashley Smith at

As of 2/29/24, all dates are subject to change based on availability.