DC Summer Session allows students to earn three W&M credits through a 5-week hybrid course of mostly online classwork with four consecutive evenings sessions in DC. The flexibility allows students to take the online classwork from anywhere!
2019 DC Summer Session Topics:
- GOVT 391/GSWS 390: From Protest to Policy: Gender in Political Process - COLL 300
Professor Claire McKinney
- KINE 356: Public Health: Nutrition Concepts and Controversies - COLL 200
Professor Ken Kambis
- AMES 331/INRL 390: Political Violence in the Middle East: From Colonialism to ISIS - COLL 300
Professor Stephen Sheehi
- DC Spotlight Series: Ethical Leadership featuring Jim Comey '82
Professor Drew Stelljes
Classes offered in the DC Summer Session are three credits.
Students may register through my.wm.edu. The 2019 DC Summer Session registration period begins March 2019.
DC Summer Session classes are a "hybrid" model with four weeks of online classwork that can be taken from anywhere. The in-person DC component is four consecutive evening sessions that will consist of speakers and networking.
In-person evening session are held at The W&M Washington Center, located in the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Building at 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite #705 in the Dupont Circle area of downtown Washington. The Center is located about one block from Dupont Circle South Metro entrance on Massachusetts Avenue in downtown Washington DC.
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Grading & Honor Code
Grades are awarded in the DC Summer Session like any course on campus. As on campus, students may NOT take Summer courses pass/fail. 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 apply to all W&M summer courses.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to determine if accommodations are warranted and to obtain an official letter of accommodation. For more information, please visit www.wm.edu/sas.
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