The Office of First Year Experience supports the transition of new students into the W&M community through programming and outreach services, including New Student Orientation.
New Students Arriving August 2018
Congratulations on your decision to attend William & Mary! We are excited to welcome you to the Tribe and to help you make the most of your time at the College upon your campus arrival.
Step 1: Go to the Tribe Guide (available 1 May 2018 at 12 Noon Eastern)
The Tribe Guide will lead you through everything that you need before arriving on campus in January.
Step 2: Make Note of the Orientation Dates
Orientation for all new fall semester students will take place Friday, 24 August through Tuesday, 28 August. Parent & Family Orientation is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, 24 August through mid-day Saturday, 25 August.
Step 3: Review the Fall Orientation Schedule
All students entering for the fall 2018 semester are required to attend the New Student Orientation Program. A sample New Student & Family Spring Orientation Schedule will be available 1 April; your final version will be available early August.
If you have any questions about the first-year transition or the orientation program, contact the Office First Year Experience. We are here to help!