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Directions to Admission

The William & Mary Admission Office is located at 116 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Througout the year, weekday Information Sessions & Tours take place in the Admission Office unless otherwise specified. On high volume weeks throughout the spring and on select weekends, tours will be held in the Sadler Center

Driving Directions
From the West, from Richmond, follow Interstate 64 East to exit 234 B, which is Route 199 East. Follow Route 199 for 8½ miles to Jamestown Road, Route 31, which is the second traffic light. Turn left and follow Jamestown Road for 1.7 miles. You will then reach the Admission Office on your right. 

From the East, from Norfolk, Hampton, or Newport News, follow Interstate 64 West to exit 242 A which is Route 199 West. Follow Route 199 for approximately 3 miles. At the fourth traffic light, turn right onto Jamestown Road, Route 31. Follow Jamestown Road approximately .7 miles, You will then reach the Admission Office on your right. 

Parking for Undergraduate Admission Visitors
Undergraduate Admission Office
Undergraduate Admission Office

After traveling 1.7 miles down Jamestown Road, bear right to the yield sign and around the corner. (You will pass the admission office on your right). Follow the continued directions below.

For convenient off-campus parking:

During our heavy weekday visitation times, we recommend that you park off campus in the nearby Colonial Williamsburg P6 parking lot. There is a $2 per hour fee, and our campus visitor parking permits are not honored. 

To access public parking, continue from the above driving directions by turning right from Jamestown Road onto South Boundary Street. In less than 0.1 mile, take your first left onto Francis Street West. The entrance to the P6 Parking lot will be on your right.

To walk to Undergraduate Admission from P6:

Exit the parking lot on the Francis Street side. Cross the street at the cross walk, and proceed left up to the corner by Berret's Seafood Restaurant. Turn right, and cross the street at the first cross walk. Follow the brick path up Jamestown Road to the admission office on the left. (If you were directed to a different building other than the admission office for the information session/tour, you are welcome to stop by the admission office for further assistance.)

For free college parking:

To access on-campus parking, continue from the above driving directions by turning right from Jamestown Road onto South Boundary Street. Continue straight less than 0.1 mile and turn right onto Grigsby Drive. Follow Grigsby Drive around the bend to the left and park in the large parking lot at the bottom of the hill. This lot is behind the admission office.  After arriving, obtain a required parking permit from the admission staff OR use the email parking permit you may have been sent via email. This provides free parking in any space designated for admission visitors, faculty/staff, day student or metered spaces on campus. Free campus parking on weekdays may be limited. Please allow extra time for parking.

Handicap parking is available directly across the street from the admission office on Jamestown Road.