Getting Started Guide for Staff

Welcome to Davidson!  New staff will receive an account claim via email or text message on their start date. This information is sent via email and text message to the personal email address and phone number you provided to the college.

During the claim process, you'll create your network password, enroll in Duo two-factor authentication and receive your Davidson College email address. If you are unable to claim your account or need help resetting your password, please contact us at or call 704-894-2900.

Before you arrive

Email and Calendar 

Duo Two-Factor Authentication

  • Enroll in Duo as part of your account claim process. 

Office 365 

Google Workspace

Banner Self-Service

  • Once you have claimed your account and your email is activated, log in to Banner Self-Service ( using your Davidson network account (Davidson email and password).

COVID-19 Symptom Tracker 

After you Arrive

All Staff:

If you received a Davidson-issued computer for your work:

  • Make sure to claim your Davidson account at least one hour before you pick up your Davidson device. Your manager will help you coordinate this device pickup time.
  • Sign up for an Introduction to Davidson Technology session, or complete the self-guided session on LinkedIn.
  • Start your Cybersecurity Awareness Training. Staff required to complete this session will also receive an email from the training platform, KnowBe4, once you are enrolled.



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