Standards & Policies

Digital Governance & Standards: Digital and Web governance refers to people, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines that govern the creation and maintenance of our official website and digital properties.

Digital Photography StandardsThe photography used in digital communications should be top-quality, aspirational photography, in narrative presentation, that inspires our audiences to connect with the people and activities depicted.

Social Media GuidelinesThe college encourages its faculty, staff and students to use social media to advance their work. To assist and provide direction when using social media, Davidson College has developed the following general guidelines.

Video & Audio Recording Policy: Davidson College tells the Davidson story in ways that includes video recordings. Read our policies to understand how the college prioritizes video projects and other important requirements of individually-created video content.

Guidelines for Commercial Filming and Photography: All commercial, non-news photography or videotaping must adhere to our guidelines and be approved in advance by the Office of College Communications.

Trademark Policy for Non-College Entities: No Davidson Mark may be used without prior authorization of the appropriate Davidson College representative. Please review the policy for details on how to seek authorization. 

Internal Documentation (password-protected): Internal documentation for members of College Communications.