How can I expand my understanding of global affairs? Join the Reves International House!
Reves International House is William & Mary's own "Global Village," housing international and domestic students with an interest in international affairs. Reves International House is designed to foster an inclusive atmosphere that encourages students to pursue global scholarship, engage in intellectual debate, develop cross-cultural competence, and expand their awareness of the issues that affect our interconnected global community.
The Reves International House is located on the 3rd floor of Reves Hall.
Students commit to participating in Reves International House programs and activities which include:
- An exclusive core academic experience for residents through participation in a 1 credit course, "The Global 21st Century", taught by renowned scholar, Dr. Stephen Hanson, Vice Provost for International Affairs. This course is required of students selected to live in Reves International House and the course is only open to Reves International House residents. It will meet in the Reves Room from 3:30-5:00pm on Wednesdays. Combining lectures by visiting and W&M faculty, this course will highlight some of the key international developments and movements that have influenced our current global society. The course will culminate with a 5-6 page paper.
- Reves International House Global Lectures: A speaker series with informal discussions between students, professors, and other guest speakers on global affairs.
- Meet prominent leaders in the fields of diplomacy and international affairs—Reves International House students have met with the Ambassadors of Azerbaijan and Ecuador and His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!
- Cultural and Social Events: International potluck dinners, pumpkin carving party, holiday festivities, etc.
- Activities co-sponsored with student groups.
These programs are supported and overseen by the Reves International House Program Coordinator, an undergraduate student who lives in Reves International House and works with the Reves International House faculty advisor to coordinate programming.
- During the application period, students can also apply for the position of Reves International House Program Coordinator.
- As compensation for his/her programming duties, the Reves International House Program Coordinator receives a stipend of $500 per semester and is given first choice in room selection.
2015-2016 Reves International House Calendar
|Mon., November 10, 2014||
Non-refundable Room Reservation Deposit accepted at the Cashier's Office, Blow Memorial Hall
|Mon., November 17, 2014||Reves International House application available on-line.|
|Sat., February 7, 2015, 2-5pm||Open House in Reves International House - 3rd floor|
|Wed., February 11, 2015, midnight||Deadline for submitting online applications and applications for Reves International HouseProgramming Coordinator.|
|February 12-20, 2015||Application review period; Interviews for Reves International House Programming Coordinator|
|Fri., February 20, 2015, 5pm||Deadline for paying $200 non-refundable room deposit to the Cashier's Office. No late payments will be accepted and your application can not be considered unless the deposit has been paid.|
|Mon., February 23, 2015||All applicants will be notified by e-mail of acceptance or waitlist status.|
|Wed., February 25, 2015||Deadline for students to confirm their acceptance into Reves Hall.|
|Thurs., February 26, 2015||Alternates contacted from waitlist, if necessary|
|Wed., March 4, 2015, 4:30-5:30pm||Reves International House Mixer - Opportunity to meet future hall-mates and seek out a roommate if you need one. Location: Reves International House (1st floor of the Reves Center).|
|Wed., March 4, 2015, 5:30pm||Students must go or appoint a proxy to the Reves International House Room to select room and sign a 2015-2016 Housing Agreement with Residence Life.|