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 Spring 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 is 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 January.
Step 2: Make Note of the Orientation Dates
All students entering for the spring 2016 semester are required to attend New Student Orientation, which will take place January 15-19, 2016. Parent & Family Orientation is scheduled for January 15, 2016.
Step 3: Review the Spring Orientation Schedule
The New Student & Family Spring Orientation Schedule is available.
New Students Arriving Fall 2016
We look forward to welcoming you to the William & Mary family over the next several months and having you join us on-campus in August. Your Tribe Guide, a step-by-step checklist to guide you through the list of W&M requirements, will be available Monday, May 2, 2016.
New Student Orientation, an enrollment requirement of all students entering the College, will take place August 19-23. Parent & Family Orientation is scheduled for August 19 & 20.
If you have any questions about the W&M first-year student transition or the orientation program, contact the Office First Year Experience. We are here to help!