find your interests at davidson

davidson students work and study hard, but they still make time outside of class to connect with other students across a broad range of interests. there are more than 200 student organizations on campus that show interest and cultivate awareness in many areas including culture, politics, arts, entertainment, publications, religion, athletics, diversity, civic engagement, and more.

all student organizations

a unique take on greek-life

davidson is home to nine fraternities, three sororities, and four eating houses. our fraternities and sororities include nphc, ifc, nalfo, and naic international organizations. eating houses are a unique davidson tradition centered around social gatherings and shared meals. eating houses undergo a self-selection process, where students rank houses in order of preference and an algorithm assigns them an eating house affiliation—removing the pressures of rush from the process.

greek life at davidson

davidson outdoors

davidson outdoors offers students, faculty, and staff a variety of outdoor activities and courses throughout the year. davidson outdoor trips are student run and include whitewater kayaking and canoeing, backpacking, rock and mountain climbing, and caving. davidson outdoors also offers weekly kayak rolling lessons, daily indoor climbing, bicycle repair tools, a community bicycle program, a group initiatives challenge course, and, for those who want to run their own trip, an equipment rental and trip planning resource center.

davidson outdoor programming

chidsey leadership development

the chidsey center for leadership development prepares davidson students to exercise leadership in ways that positively impact our campus, community, and world. we believe that leadership is a choice, and that we all have the potential to lead from where we are. through our programs, we invite students to discover and step-into their capacity for leadership.

chidsey center for leadership development


    student government

    all enrolled students are part of the student government association (sga), and have the option to run for a leadership position. the sga includes representatives from each class and each patterson court house. the sga is governed by legislative, judicial and executive branches with committees, councils and boards. officers, senators and committee leaders are elected through student body vote.



    union board

    the union board is the force behind many of the weekly programs, happenings, must-sees and to-dos on campus. 18 student union board officers, three advisers and 11 committees work together to program more than 150 all-campus events each year, including trivia nights, performing arts series, film showings, concerts, as well as the annual spring frolics and winterfest, to name just a few.


student events see what's happening on campus

our campus is always buzzing with events and lectures for our students and community. from events sponsored by student organizations to annual lectures and sporting events, there is always something happening around davidson.