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Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to July Experience at Davidson College! We are excited to have you join us this summer. Below is some information and resources to help you prepare for your time with us.

Steps to Complete

Below are some next steps and important deadlines.

  • Read your participant handbook for all important program information.
  • Confirm or decline your intention to attend July Experience and submit your $500 deposit no later than May 1, 2018.
  • Submit a color digital headshot photo of yourself and a copy of your health insurance card (front and back) to
  • Complete and submit the registration forms (available spring 2018) along with your final balance check no later than May 22, 2018.
  • Arrange and submit your travel details to Davidson College and notify the July Experience staff of any necessary accommodations by June 1, 2018.

Registration Forms and Participant Handbook

All July Experience participants must read, complete and submit registration forms (available spring 2018).

International Students

If you are an international student participating in July Experience you should apply for the B-2 tourist (visitor for pleasure) visa, as your stay is of short duration and the academic portion of the program will amount to no more than 15 hours per week. If you are from a country that participates in the U.S Visa Waiver Program, you do not need to obtain a visa. However, you will need pre-approval through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to entering the U.S. Please consult the U.S. embassy or consulate in your country if you have any questions about the necessary documentation for your visit.

All international students must have sufficient medical insurance coverage that is valid in the United States for the duration of our summer program. Please arrange and submit your proof of temporary medical insurance to the July Experience staff.


All students are expected to be on campus for registration July 1. Check-in is from 1-3 p.m. at Grey House (Office of Admission), 405 North Main Street in Davidson. If you are traveling to Charlotte Douglas International Airport we will provide shuttles from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. with a fee of $20 per person one way on July 1. If you arrive outside of that time frame, you will be responsible for arranging your own travel from the airport. To reserve your spot on the shuttle, please email us at


You will depart after individual conferences with your two professors on July 21. We will provide shuttles from 8 a.m.-noon with a fee of $20 per person one way. All July Experience students must be checked out of the dorm by noon. The final shuttle for the airport will leave at noon; please schedule your flight accordingly.


Davidson College is conveniently located off of Exit 30 on Interstate 77 in Davidson, North Carolina. We are located about 20 miles north of Charlotte, N.C. and 20 miles south of Statesville, N.C. For additional information and transportation options visit our maps and directions page.