What other 320-year-old has a digital editing suite?
The Christopher Wren Building, built in 1695, is the oldest academic building still in use in the United States. It also has high-speed wireless (as well as every other corner of campus).
W&M has always been a singularly beautiful, historic campus, but with recent renovations and construction, it’s become a model of technological innovation, accessibility and comfort.
- Dining is an experience—one we take seriously. With nearly a dozen locations, our outstanding dining facilities can bring you that intimate, fire-side coffee house experience, or the social bustle of the recently renovated Fresh Food Company. In 2013 the popular Sadler Center dining underwent an $8 million expansion, more than doubling its capacity and adding late-night dining.
- Tribe Square, located at the edge of campus, is the newest place to be. This mixed-use development offers 56 upper level students a unique living opportunity—14 apartments, situated above restaurants. This welcome addition brings (late-night) dining and entertainment options to campus and the local community.
- A new $26 million on-campus fraternity complex opened in the fall of 2013. The buildings total over 81,000 square feet and include 11 housing units as well as a community building.
- The Student Recreation Center includes three gyms, a 25 yard, eight lane pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor climbing wall and even a juice bar.
- The $57 million Integrated Science Center provides biology, chemistry and psychology students and faculty with the best lab equipment and cutting-edge research facilities money can buy. A final $85 million phase of construction will soon complete the integrated science concept, strategically housing researchers and resource sites.
- The Lake Matoaka Amphitheater creates an inspiring, open-air venue for student and professional theater and musical performances.
- The Earl Gregg Swem Library, W&M's main library, includes an amazing Media Center with nine fully equipped digital recording and editing suites and a state-of-the-art Special Collections Research Center that houses a splendid collection of manuscripts and rare books. With plenty of group work spaces and comfortable furniture, Swem is a favorite place to study. The library’s Mews Café, with Greenberry's coffee, pastries and other snacks, provides a tasty break. Oh, did we mention the massage chairs?
- The Campus Center and the Sadler Center provide spacious, state-of-the-art meeting and conference rooms, a game lounge, tons of healthy and delicious dining options, coffee shops and office space for campus groups and administrators.