Academic regulations are established by the Davidson College faculty to ensure the academic integrity of the college. It is your responsibility as a student to be familiar with all academic regulations of the college. It is important to note that academic regulations are subject to change. For additional policies and requirements, please refer to the
Student Handbook and College Catalog. The current year follows, with previous years' documents below.
2018-2019 Academic Regulations (PDF) Index
Admission - 4
Academic Calendar - 11 Approved Leaves and Voluntary Withdrawals - 15 Audio and Video Recording of Classes - 25 Auditor - 5 Class Attendance Policy - 13 Classification of Students - 4 Computing Grade Point Averages (GPA) - 18 Course Loads - 12 Credit Definition - 12 Credits Earned Prior to Matriculation at Davidson - 23 Cultural Diversity Requirement - 7 Degree Requirements - 6 Departmental Honors - 21 Diplomas - 24 Double Majors - 10 Enrollment or Degree Verification - 25 Failure to Meet the Minimum Standards of Academic Progress - 20 Foreign Language Requirement - 7 Grade Appeals - 18 Grades and Grade Reports - 16 Graduation Honors - 21
Independent Study Courses - 14
Interdisciplinary Minors - 11 Involuntary Withdrawal - 21 Justice, Equality, and Community Requirement - 7 Majors - 10 Minimum Academic Requirements - 19 Minors - 10 One-year International Students - 5 Pass/Fail Option - 19 Physical Education and Wellness Requirement - 10 Readmission after Involuntary Withdrawal - 21 Registration - 11 Repeated Courses - 19 Residency Requirement - 6 Reviews and Examinations - 15 Special Conditions for Absences - 13 Study Abroad - 23 Summer Contract Courses - 14 Transcripts - 24 Transfer Credit - 22 Visiting Students - 5 Ways of Knowing Requirements - 8 Writing Requirement - 7 Previous Regulations