About Us

We want parents and families to have all of the resources necessary for their William & Mary experience to be as enriching and rewarding as possible. 

Guiding Principles

Parent & Family Programs facilitates and advocates for the role of family involvement in community development and individual student success. Our programs provide resources and activities that connect families with each other and with the W&M community. The activities, programs, services, and regulations of the university are all planned with the following objectives in mind.

Goals
  • Welcome parents and families to the Tribe
  • Create opportunities for meaningful involvement with the campus community
  • Connect parents and families with one another
  • Inform and educate parents and families about valuable resources, critical issues and topics relevant to student success
Vision

Cultivate a lifelong relationship among families and the College that supports and encourages student success.

Meet the Team

Sikes, S. Mark
Vice Dean for Student Success & Senior Associate Dean of Students
Email: [[smsike]]
Ph.D.: 2015

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Deere, Heather
Assistant Director of Parent & Family Programs
Email: [[hmdeere]]

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Rath, Andrew
Communications and Web Design Specialist
Email: [[families]]