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- Campus Center
The Campus Center provides excellent facilities, equipment, service, and assistance to all members of the College community for their events and activities.
- Campus Recreation
The Campus Recreation Department provides opportunities to all students, faculty and staff to participate in quality recreational services and activities that will enhance total physical, mental and social well-being.
- Career Center
The Career Center provides quality services and programs that facilitate the career development process for W&M students and alumni.
- Catering (Dining Services)
W&M Dining Services offers a quality catering team for the Williamsburg area. Our service capabilities range from the simplest of coffee breaks to student-specific catering guides to elegantly-served receptions and dinners.
- Center for Archaeological Research
W&M's Center for Archaeological Research (WMCAR) provides archaeological consulting and research services and applied educational opportunities in cultural resource management.
- Center for Conservation Biology
The Center for Conservation Biology is an organization dedicated to discovering innovative solutions to environmental problems that are both scientifically sound and practical within today's social context.
- Center for Geospatial Analysis
The Center for Geospatial Analysis integrates GIS across the W&M curriculum and provides student and faculty access to GIS hardware, software, and expertise.
- Center for Gifted Education
The Center for Gifted Education is a learning community that values and fosters the talent development process of individuals over the lifespan. The Center nurtures exceptional ability in academic, moral, and ethical, and aesthetic domains through interdisciplinary inquiry and excellence of instruction.
- Center for Legal and Court Technology
The Center for Legal and Court Technology is a joint program of the Law School and the National Center for State Courts. The Project's mission is to improve, through appropriate technology, the administration of justice and the world's legal systems.
- Center for Public Policy Research
The Center for Public Policy Research is the research arm of W&M's Public Policy program, which conducts objective, nonpartisan analytical research, written reports, and makes presentations for public and private clients on a variety of policy issues, including health, government operations and management, education, environment, labor, science and technology, international trade and security, and economic development.
- Center for Student Diversity
The Center for Student Diversity was established to aid in the development of a more pluralistic and inviting environment for all. We are committed to providing programs, services, and promoting cultural activities that will create an awareness of and appreciation for racial and cultural diversity.
The post of Chancellor has been an important one since the College was chartered in 1693 by King William III and Queen Mary II of Great Britain. Sandra Day O'Connor, who retired as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was named twenty-third Chancellor of the College by the College of William & Mary Board of Visitors in 2006.
- Charles Center, Roy R.
The Charles Center's broad mission is to enhance the quality of undergraduate teaching and learning. Many of the Center's initiatives seek to fulfill this mission with interdisciplinary academic programs that straddle or fall outside of the department structure in Arts and Sciences. In addition, the Center has a particular interest in recruiting and providing special academic, co-curricular, and scholarship resources for Monroe Scholars and other academically distinguished undergraduate and graduate students.
- Charter Day
Charter Day, celebrated annually in February, brings speakers of note and the distribution of honorary degrees and many prestigious awards to students, faculty and alumni.
Although W&M is a relatively small liberal arts institution, we regularly graduate one of the largest American Chemical Society-certified classes in the nation. Four ACS-certified tracks are offered: Chemistry, Polymer, Biochemistry, and Chemical Physics. The department also supports the Biochemistry Minor, a unique program at the College for students interested in the molecular-level description of life processes. With the support of such eminent organizations as Dow Chemical and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, we provide the opportunity for students to prepare themselves for the future, be that graduate school, medical or other professional school, or industry.
- Child Care, Williamsburg Campus
W&M contracts with the Williamsburg Campus Child Care (WCCC) to operate its program. WCCC is a nonprofit organization which has had a successful program in Williamsburg since 1981 and a tradition of close cooperation with the College.
- Chinese Studies
Courses in Chinese language, culture, civilization and literature, conducted in either English or Chinese.
- Christopher Wren Association
The Christopher Wren Association is an association of more than 1,700 people in the Williamsburg, Virginia area who wish to continue to study and learn after retirement.
- Classical Studies
The Deparment of Classical Studies provides language instruction in Greek, Latin and Hebrew, and courses in all aspects of Greek and Roman civilization: literature, history, religion, society, art and archaeology.
- The College of William & Mary Foundation
The College of William & Mary Foundation's defining and essential mission is to support the College's deserving people and programs. By seeking private support and then diligently managing those funds, the Foundation makes possible the work of our students and faculty - providing vital funds for scholarships, professorships, research and program funding.
Commencement is a weekend-long series of events celebrating students who are graduating. Students graduate when they have completed all of their degree requirements and are officially cleared to receive their diplomas. Most students take part in Commencement, but participation is not required in order to graduate.
- Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment
The Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment is concerned with the advancement of cutting-edge interdisciplinary teaching and research that integrates fully the capacity and expertise in the disciplines of policy and science within the schools, departments and programs.
- Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign
The CVC is an annual fundraising campaign among employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia. William & Mary has a strong tradition of supporting this effort. These funds support charities that are national and international as well as those with deep roots in our area.
- Community Engagement, Office of
The Office of Community Engagement serves as a resource for faculty for the integration of engaged teaching and research, supports students in their development as active citizens and scholars and develops partnerships with communities as central missions of the University.
- Compliance and Policy Office
The Compliance and Policy Office is a resource dedicated to helping W&M faculty and staff perform their duties in compliance with the law while managing risk, primarily by improving W&M's policies and procedures.
- Computer Science
As a discipline, Computer Science studies the development of computer algorithms, data structures for representing and processing information, and the logical organization of computers themselves. The Department of Computer Science offers BA/BS, MS, and PhD degrees. Faculty research interests include: algorithms, computer systems, high performance computing, modeling and simulation, networks, programming languages and compilers, scientific computing, and security. The department maintains a state-of-the-art computing environment for experimental research and education.
- Conference & Event Services
The W&M Office of Conference & Event Services manages the use of campus facilities by outside groups and organizations.
The mission of Campus Construction is to plan, design and construct high quality facilities that support the work of the College's faculty, students and staff, using the most integrated, efficient and cost effective means available; and to maintain a highly trained staff of professional and crafts people dedicated to achieving routine excellence in support of the College Community.
- Copy Center
The Copy Center offers the faculty, staff and students at W&M copying, printing, finishing and bindery services.
- Counseling Center
The Counseling Center, accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., offers a range of free professional services to students wanting help with personal concerns. We work with psychological problems, relationship and family issues, academic and personal stress, and crisis situations.
- Creative Services
Established in January 2010 as part of the Office of Strategic Initiatives, Creative Services offers an array of services in support of university-level communication. From collaborative planning and management, to concept, design, writing and web support, projects are supported by our dedicated communication specialists.