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    Davidson College
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2017-2018

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

For detailed schedule information, visit the Registrar’s section on the Davidson web site.


Aug. 17-20


Aug. 21

Classes Begin

Oct. 9-10

Fall Break

Nov. 22-24

Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 27)

Dec. 6

Fall Semester Classes End

Dec. 7

Reading Day

Dec 8 (8:40 a.m.) -
Dec 14 (5:15 p.m.)


Examination Period (No exams Sunday)



Jan. 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) 

Jan. 16

Classes Begin

March 5-9

Spring Break (classes resume March 12)

April 2-3

Easter Break

May 9

Spring Semester Classes End

May 10

Reading Day

May 11 (8:40 am) -
May 16 (5:15 p.m.)

Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon

May 19

Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)

May 20

Commencement (10 a.m.)