Academic Advising Office The academic advising system distinguishes W&M as a university that values high-quality faculty/student interaction. Meetings and consultations with faculty advisors are key features of the program preparation and educational development of students.
Academic Support Academic Support enable students to achieve their educational, personal, and career goals by helping them acquire the skills and confidence needed to become successful in college and in life.
Accounts Payable Financial Operations is responsible for providing comprehensive accounting, bursar and payroll services.
Accreditation The Office of Institutional Accreditation & Effectiveness (IAE), a Division of the Office of the Provost, promotes compliance with regional accreditation and state academic requirements through rigorous self-regulation and continuous improvement within the College.
Administration (Office of Finance & Administration) The senior vice president for finance & administration oversees the development and administration of the College budget and provides analysis and recommendations to the president. In addition, the finance & administration office provides leadership, planning and coordination to the College's administrative operations to develop and maintain optimal support of the College's mission and goals.
Admission, Office of Undergraduate The College of William & Mary has been educating the best and brightest students from the Commonwealth of Virginia, the entire nation, and the world since 1693, making us the second oldest institution of higher learning in America. Start your W&M adventure today, learn why U.S. News and World Report describes William & Mary as the "Best Small Public University in America," and discover why retro is the new cool!
Advancement, University University Advancement includes all William & Mary efforts related to alumni engagement, private fundraising and philanthropic outreach, and marketing & alumni communications. The team's overarching goal is to create a lasting, robust culture of engagement and philanthropy by engaging students, alumni, parents and friends, corporations and foundations, and faculty and staff.
Africana Studies African American Studies, African Studies, and African Diaspora Studies are the three concentration fields available for students in the Program of Africana Studies. Students learn from and work with excellent and dedicated faculty who employ rigorous interdisciplinary and comparative approaches for the study of the 1.2 billion people of African descent, a fifth of whom are in the Diaspora. The central mission of the program is to prepare students for lifelong learning, graduate study in various fields and leadership careers in private and public organizations across the globe.
AidData Center for Development Policy The mission of the AidData Center for Development Policy is to create geospatial data and tools that enable USAID and the broader global development community to more effectively target, coordinate, deliver and evaluate aid.
Alumni Association The Alumni Association is an independent, nonprofit organization representing all William & Mary alumni, connecting them to each other and alma mater, and presenting alumni interests to the administration.
American Indian Resource Center The mission of the American Indian Resource Center is to serve the American Indian community, scholars interested in American Indian culture and history, and the public at large.
American Studies The American Studies Program offers students the opportunity to engage with the complex and diverse histories of cultural, racial, and national encounters that, like those of our local area, have come to shape the past and present of the United States, and the Americas.
Andrews Gallery Andrews Gallery showcases current work in the various media and studio areas taught at the College, including ceramics, painting, drawing, printmaking, architecture, and sculpture. The Gallery features a half-dozen or so exhibitions of invited artists, along with regular exhibitions of work by students and new faculty in the Art & Art History Department.
Anthropology The Department of Anthropology offers studies in archaeology, cultural anthropology and physical anthropology, in B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs. The department's site offers information on courses, faculty, current events, fields and programs, research and more.
Applied Research Center (ARC) The Applied Research Center (ARC) is a research facility in the Jefferson Center for Research and Technology, in Newport News, Virginia. The ARC is an $18 million, seven-story, 122,000 square foot office and laboratory facility.
Applied Science Applied Science is an interdisciplinary graduate department which offers M.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in the physical sciences.
Arabic Studies Language training and a variety of English-based courses in Arabic literature and culture.
Art & Art History The Department of Art and Art History offers a B.A. degree, with concentration areas in sculpture, painting, illustration, and printmaking and art history. The site contains information about courses, faculty, facilities and more.
Arts & Sciences Arts & Sciences is the College's largest academic unit, with several dozen departments and interdisciplinary programs. These departments and programs represent the historic and academic heart of the College of William & Mary, inheriting and building on a long tradition of excellence.
Ash Lawn-Highland Ash Lawn-Highland is a historic house museum, 535-acre working farm, and performing arts site in Albermarle County, Virginia. President James Monroe and his wife, Elizabeth Kortright Monroe of New York, owned Ash Lawn-Highland from 1793 to 1826 and made it their official residence from 1799 to 1823.