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Davis and Elkins College Student Life

Davis and Elkins College is on a 170-acre campus in a small town setting in Elkins, West Virginia. There are many activities and organizations for Davis and Elkins College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

Davis and Elkins College has fraternities but does not have sororities.

Davis and Elkins College has a thriving Student Assembly. In fact, more students participate in Student Assembly than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Davis and Elkins College include Student Education Association, International Student Organization, Student Nurses Association and Fellowship Of Christian Athletes.

Davis and Elkins College students' favorite campus traditions are Parents' Weekend / Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Snowball Winter Formal and Deja Vu Weekend.

Does Davis and Elkins College offer student housing?

Davis and Elkins College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Davis and Elkins College students live off campus. In 2021, 50% of undergrads at Davis and Elkins College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Davis and Elkins College. There are 680 spots available in on-campus housing for all 776 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 475 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Davis and Elkins College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Davis and Elkins College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Davis & Elkins College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Davis and Elkins College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Davis and Elkins College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Davis and Elkins College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Davis and Elkins College, take Interstate 79 to Elkins, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Benedum airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in West Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Davis and Elkins College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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