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Core Considerations

Evaluate your various housing options based on these core considerations.

When making the decision to move off-campus, deciding where in the Historic Triangle you want to live is your first step. We recommend thinking through the following ... 

Core Considerations for Off-Campus Housing
Safety & Security
Area Transportation
  • WATA (Williamsburg Area Transit Authority) 
    • As a W&M student you can ride any of the bus routes for free in the Williamsburg area with your Tribe Card (Student ID).
  • W&M Parking Permits
    • W&M parking permits can be purchased online. There are different permit options available; many Junior and Senior students that live off campus purchase the Day Commuter decal.
  • Zipcar
    • Zipcar is a self-service rental car program that offers students the opportunity to have access to a car on campus for trips around town and to participate in off-campus activities. 
Meal Access


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*The information provided above is intended to serve as an informational resource for students as they make their way off-campus. Offices, services, and/or programs noted above are not endorsed by W&M or the Office of Student Transition Engagement Programs.