Davis Alumni House

The Virginia Todahl Davis ‘40 Alumni House is available for use by Bennington College alumni and other College guests throughout the year. Located on campus near the Jennings Music Building and the Deane Carriage Barn, the house is newly renovated, elegantly furnished, and reasonably priced. It was established in 1986 in honor of Virginia Todahl Davis—a member of the Class of 1940 and former trustee.

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There are plenty of things to do and sites to see in the Bennington area. You may be an art enthusiast, a history buff, an outdoors person, or a shopping guru. Whatever your tastes, you are sure to find an outing that suits you in Bennington and the surrounding areas.

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Although you’ll eat most of your meals on campus, every now and then you’ll want a change of pace. Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to grab a cup of coffee, or the best burger in town, you won’t need to look far. From breakfast to dinner, these student favorites are perfect for a college budget.

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The Bennington College campus is known for its expansive beauty, critically acclaimed architecture, and rich history. Routinely named one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses by The Princeton Review, the College is also celebrated for its vibrant intellectual community and distinctive classroom experience.

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The Virginia Todahl Davis '40 Alumni House is available for use by Bennington College alumni and other College guests throughout the year. Located on campus near the Jennings Music Building and the Deane Carriage Barn, the house is newly renovated, elegantly furnished, and reasonably priced. It was established in 1986 in honor of Virginia Todahl Davis—a member of the Class of 1940 and former trustee.

Amenities

  • The house has a shared living room and kitchen, two shared bathrooms, and six private bedrooms configured for single or double occupancy. Download a floor plan.
  • The house’s kitchen is well equipped for cooking. Meals may also be purchased in the Commons Dining Halls and the Student Center when classes are in session and at limited other times.
  • Towels and linens are provided.
  • The house has wireless internet access.
  • Regretfully, no pets are allowed; however, there are good kennels nearby.
  • Check-in is required at the College's Campus Safety Booth. Check-in time is 2:00 pm. Check-out time is 10:00 am weekdays, 5:00 pm weekends.

Rates

  • Single-person room: $50 per night ($45 for alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years).
  • Double-person room: $65 per night ($55 for alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years).
  • Entire House per night: $250 per night ($200 for alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years).
  • Entire House per week: $1,300 per week ($1,100 for alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years).
  • Guests will be charged $25 for keys not returned to the Campus Safety Booth.

Reservations

E-mail your reservation to the Office of External Relations at least 48 hours in advance or call 800-598-2979, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Checks should be made payable to Bennington College and mailed to:

The Davis Alumni House
c/o Office of External Relations
Bennington College
One College Drive
Bennington, Vermont 05201