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D.C. Winter Seminar 2024 courses can be found in the table below:

Session I

Urban Education: Policy, Practice, and Leadership - COLL 350 

Foreign Economic Policy: Theory Meets Practice - COLL 300

Measurement and Accountability: Who is responsible for the public's health? - COLL 300

Session II

Identity, Power, and Profit - COLL 350

Critical Race Theory and the First Amendment - COLL 350

In Memoriam: Monuments Past, Present, Fallen and Future - COLL 350

Seminars are worth 3 credits, assigned to the home department of the faculty.  

The maximum amount of credits students can be registered for in the fall semester before registering for a D.C. Winter Seminar course is 15 credits. Course overloads will be considered sparingly and in special cases. 

2024 Winter Seminar Schedule:

Please note: D.C. Winter Seminars classes fall on students' Fall 2023 transcripts, however, D.C. Winter Seminars classes will take place from the week of November 1st, 2023-January 20th, 2024. 

Fall Class Sessions: Fall class sessions for 2024 will be offered in person.

D.C. Winter Seminars 2024: 

  • D.C. Winter Seminars Session I: January 2-11
  • D.C. Winter Seminars Session II: January 10-20

Accepted students are automatically registered for their D.C. Winter Seminars upon paying their deposit.

Class Locations:
Class locations to be updated soon
Grading & Honor Code:

Grades are awarded for the D.C. Winter Seminars 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 apply to all Winter Seminar courses.

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