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405 N. Main Street
Davidson , North Carolina 28035

Disability Resource Office

Academic Access and Disability Resources Office
102 N. Main Street
Davidson, 28035
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About Davidson College

Davidson College, located in the charming town of Davidson, North Carolina, is a prestigious private liberal arts college with a rich history and a commitment to academic excellence. Nestled near the beautiful Lake Norman and just a short drive away from the vibrant city of Charlotte, Davidson College offers its students both a picturesque campus and a convenient access to a wide range of cultural and professional opportunities.

Established in 1837, Davidson College has long been recognized for its dedication to providing a transformative educational experience for its students. As a private institution, Davidson College fosters a close-knit community where students receive personalized attention from dedicated faculty members. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1, students have ample opportunities for mentorship, collaboration, and intellectual growth.

At Davidson College, the liberal arts education is at the core of the curriculum. Students are encouraged to explore diverse academic disciplines, fostering a well-rounded education that prepares graduates for a lifetime of success and fulfillment. The college offers over 25 majors and a multitude of interdisciplinary programs, allowing students to tailor their education to their unique interests and career goals.

The academic rigor at Davidson College is complemented by a wide range of extracurricular activities and opportunities for personal growth. The college boasts a vibrant and engaged student community, with over 200 student organizations catering to various interests, passions, and hobbies. Whether students are interested in athletics, arts, social justice, or entrepreneurship, Davidson College provides ample opportunities for students to pursue their passions beyond the classroom.

The surrounding area of Davidson offers a welcoming and vibrant community that complements the college experience. Davidson is a charming town with a population of around 12,000 residents, creating a small-town atmosphere where students can develop close relationships with their neighbors and become active members of the community. The town features a well-preserved historic Main Street, lined with locally-owned restaurants, cafes, and shops, creating a lively and inviting atmosphere.

Just a short distance away, students can also take advantage of the lively city of Charlotte. As the largest city in North Carolina, Charlotte offers an abundance of cultural, professional, and recreational opportunities. From art galleries and museums, to a thriving music and theater scene, to professional sports teams, Charlotte provides a vibrant urban experience that enriches the college experience.

In addition to its cultural and professional opportunities, the Davidson area is also known for its natural beauty. Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina, offers students and residents ample opportunities for boating, fishing, and water recreation. The lake’s stunning shoreline is dotted with parks and recreational areas, providing a serene retreat from the rigors of academic life.

Overall, Davidson College provides students with the best of both worlds – a close-knit community within a picturesque small town, as well as access to a bustling city with endless opportunities. With its distinguished reputation, commitment to academic excellence, and a vibrant surrounding area, Davidson College offers students a truly transformative and multifaceted college experience.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations