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  • Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Graduate Complex
    Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Graduate Complex
    Welcome to the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Graduate Complex, commonly referred to as the Grad Complex. Scroll through to see pictures of the complex.
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    Grad Complex
    A view from the courtyard.
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    Grad Complex
    Enjoy the sand volleyball court outside the 800 building.
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    Grad Complex
    The 800 building houses the duty office, mailboxes and a lounge for socializing.
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    Graduate Complex
    A view of a living room. Each apartment varies in configuration.
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    GradComplex
    A kitchen where many meals are prepared.
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    Graduate Complex
    Bathrooms vary from apartment to apartment.
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    Graduate Complex
    Apartments contain 2, 3 or 4 single bedrooms.

Welcome to the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Graduate Complex, commonly referred to as the Grad Complex located at 713 S. Henry Street. Students are often found picking up their mail in the 800 building or enjoying an evening socializing. On-site laundry facilities are found in the 300 building. Located next to the Law School, residents live in two, three or four-bedroom apartments. Each resident has a private bedroom and shares the living room, dining area, and kitchen. The bedroom includes an extra-long twin bed, mattress, study desk and chair, chest of drawers, and closet space. Each apartment has a walk-in kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, and oven. The living room dining areas include a table with four chairs, a 2 or 3 person sofa, coffee tables, and an end table. Each apartment has full bathroom facilities, two in the quad apartments. Students enrolled full-time in one of the five graduate/professional programs - Arts & Sciences, Law, Education, Business Administration or VIMS - are eligible to live in the Complex. Space is allocated proportionally among students from the different schools.

Many of the amenities available include:

  • Single Sex by Apartment
  • Air Conditioning
  • Smoke-Free
  • Private outside entrances for each apartment
  • Cable, wireless access and hard-wired internet access in each bedroom

Click on a link below to find out more specifics about each topic or go to our Frequently Asked Questions page specificially designed for residents of the Graduate Complex.

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Lease, Rent, Utilities

Room rates for the current academic year can be obtained from Residence Life. Residents have the option of an academic year contract or an academic year puls summer contract. . Residents who select an academic year contract have two options for payment: 1) pay rent in two semesterly installments or 2) pay rent in 8 monthly installments. Residents who select the academic year puls summer contract have two options for payment: 1) pay rent in two semesterly and one summer installment or pay rent in 8 monthly installments during the academic year and four monthly installments during the summer. All utilities are included in the rent, except long-distance telephone service.

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Assignment of Apartments

Applicants may request to live with a specific apartment mate(s) as long as all residents are full-time graduate students at the College. Applicants who do not express an apartment mate preference will be assigned based on the information gathered in the application questionnaire. Applicants may request to be assigned to live with someone from the same graduate program, although many apartments are occupied by students from more than one school.

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How Do I Apply?

Once you have been accepted into one of the graduate school programs, you may complete the On-Line Graduate Housing Application, or download, print, complete and mail a hard copy of the Printable Graduate Housing Application to Residence Life, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.

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Parking and Transportation

Residents of the Graduate Complex have parking available. Parking decals are required to park in these lots and any other lot on campus. Decals are available for purchase from Parking Services, 201 Ukrop Way. In addition a covered bus stop is located next to the 900 building and stops every 30 minutes during the week and selected hours during the night and on the weekends. The bus system traverses throughout campus and the local Williamsburg community.

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Apartment Council

Apartment Council is your opportunity to make your voice heard about Graduate Complex policies, programs and the purchase of equipment for residents. It is a great way to get involved and be instrumental in governing the area. The Apartment Council is the active interpreters of the College’s principle of self-determination. Self-determination allows members of a residential area to develop the guidelines and procedures of self-governance which allows for both individual freedom and the privacy and personal rights of others in the community. Graduate Complex residents enact this responsibility through their building representatives to the Council. Residents have the opportunity to develop guidelines pertaining to safety, security and the maintenance of a clean and pleasant apartment community. Any resident of the Complex who has paid the annual Apartment Council dues may become a voting member of the Council. The Apartment Council upholds it fiduciary responsibility through the sound management of the Council funds. For more information, contact the Complex Director or you GRA.

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Complex Map
There are 9 buildings in the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Residences.
Click on the building for apartment data.
Graduate Complex Map
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