First Year Experience

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 Fall 2016

Congratulations on your decision to attend William & Mary! We are excited to welcome you to the William & Mary family and to help you make the most of your time at W&M. A step by step program to help guide you through all of the required elements to start your journey will be available through the Tribe Guide.

Step 1:  Go to the Tribe Guide

The Tribe Guide will lead you through everything that you need before arriving on campus in August.

Step 2:  Make Note of the Orientation Dates

New Student Orientation will take place August 19 - 23. Parent & Family Orientation is scheduled for August 19 & 20.

Step 3:  Review the Fall Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation is an enrollment requirement of the university.  All new students must attend. Final versions of the Student Orientation Schedule and Parent & Family Schedule are available the beginning of August.

Questions?

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!