Student Information Resource Page
Links, policies and consumer information for students
This site provides students with key information about William & Mary, as required by federal law:
- Consumer Information required by Virginia Law - includes graduation rates, retention rates, information on tuition costs and fees over time and budget information.
- Postsecondary education and employment data published by the Virginia State Council of Higher Education
- Financial Assistance information - information about financial aid, refund and withdrawal procedures.
- General disclosures - information about the university's academic programs, tuition and costs, facilities and policies.
- FERPA - information about students' rights to their educational records
- Campus Crime & Safety Information - including links to the Annual Safety Report
- Equity in Athletics
- Other information
Financial Assistance. Information about the different types of financial aid available to W&M students. For additional information, see the website for W&M’s Office of Financial Aid, or contact the Director of Financial Aid, Joe Dobrota, (757) 221-1944.
- For information on undergraduate financial aid, see the appropriate aid year guide.
- To learn more about graduate financial aid, view Graduate Financial Aid Information.
- General information on financial aid, including how to apply for aid.
- Information about financial aid eligibility requirements.
- Additional financial aid resources, including how to avoid money scams and frequently asked questions.
- Learn more about loan counseling and repayment.
- Information about private loans, including links to banks and institutions offering such loans.
- Information about student loan disbursement and refunds, including refund replacement checks, may also be found in the Course Catalog.
- Description of the withdrawal process, including types of withdrawal and readmission.
- Information about withdrawal refunds of tuition paid and a percentage schedule.
- The law school withdrawal procedure, including a refund percentage schedule.
- Information about the institution’s latest Loan Cohort Default Rate can be viewed on the student’s Shopping Sheet available in the Financial Aid area of the Banner self-service portal.
General Disclosures - Information about the school’s academic programs, tuition, costs, facilities & policies
- Information about W&M’s academic programs, including curricula and faculty.
- Learn about W&M’s world-class facilities, including the Student Recreation Center and the Sadler Center.
- Link to the Earl Gregg Swem Library to search the collection, read news about the library, and view exhibits.
- View estimated tuition and fees, room and board, and book costs for both in-state and out-of state residents.
- Information about how to order textbooks online from the William & Mary Bookstore.
- Information about William & Mary’s accreditation and licensure, including information about the Business School, School of Education, and the Law School.
- Information on compliance, grievances, and how and where students may file complaints.
- The website of the Office of Disability Services provides information for students with disabilities, about accessibility of W&M facilities, and about policies and programs for accommodating students with disabilities.
- For information about the transfer of credit for undergraduates transferring from within the United States.
- For information about the transfer of credit from abroad.
- Information about William & Mary’s acceptable use of computing resources policy, including information about policy violations.
- The Earl Gregg Swem Library copyright guide, with links to College Copyright Centers, Tools covering Fair Use and the Public Domain, Tutorials, W&M Policies, and other resources.
- Read Common Data sets, including graduation and first year retention rates.
- View data from the Senior Survey, including career placements and post-graduate study.
- A description and links to external sources of information about domicile in the state of Virginia and in-state tuition privileges.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- The university's Student Records Policy governs how William & Mary handles educational records, including students' rights to their own records.
- The Office of Compliance & Equity provides additional information about the university’s obligations to protect confidential education records.
Campus Crime & Safety Information
- In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, commonly known as the Clery Act, William & Mary makes information available about campus safety, including crime statistics.
- The Office of Compliance & Equity provides additional information about W&M compliance obligations relating to campus safety and the Clery Act.
- Resources for students who experience sexual assault.
- Substance abuse and prevention programs and resources are offered by William & Mary.
For information about equity in athletics provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education.
- Click on “Get data for one institution.” Type “William and Mary” into the search bar titled “Name of Institution.” Click on “College of William and Mary” to view data.
- More information may be found at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) website.
- Click “cancel” when prompted to login in order to search for graduation data.
- The William & Mary Fact Book provides timely and unbiased information about the College’s role in higher education.
- University polices, including those applicable to students, are collected in the online policy library maintained by the Office of Compliance & Policy.