Scheduling and Details

2019 DC Spring Break Seminars Schedule
January 31 1st Discussion Session on campus
February 14 2nd Discussion Session on campus
March 2 Move-in, Orientation, and First class session in DC, Welcome event in evening
March 3-8 Classes 9:00am - 5:00pm
March 9 Final class session, Closing Luncheon, and afternoon Move-out
March 13 Final discussion session back on campus

Once students have been accepted and made their deposits, they are automatically registered for the DC Spring Break Seminars.

Class Location

Classes are held at the William & Mary Washington Center, located in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Building at 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW in the Dupont Circle area of downtown Washington. 

Get directions and parking information.

Many classes will take place on-location around DC as well.

Grading & Honor Code

Grades are awarded for the DC Spring Break Seminars are just like classes on campus. In addition, all policies and regulations contained in the Rights and Responsibilities, the Student Code of Conduct, and the Administration of Student Life Policies sections of the William & Mary Student Handbook all apply to the DC Spring Break Seminars.

ADA Accommodations

William & Mary accommodates students with disabilities in accordance with federal laws and university policy. Any student who feels they may need an accommodation based on the impact of a learning, psychiatric, physical, or chronic health diagnosis should contact Student Accessibility Services staff at 757-221-2512 or at to determine if accommodations are warranted and to obtain an official letter of accommodation. For more information, please visit

Academic Guides

Nervous for your first lecture in DC? Not sure how to approach your professor at office hours? We're here for you! Here are some great guides to assist you in DC's tight-knit classroom environment.