Welcome to the family! This is an exciting time and we are preparing now for your arrival in January. William & Mary views our relationship with you and your student as a partnership. Through this partnership, we seek to create the optimal support system for every student. Our relationship begins at Family Orientation where you will gain helpful information to support your student.
When to Arrive
Orientation check-in will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 in the Sadler Center Atrium
- Residential New Students: By appointment between 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
- Residential new students will select their check-in appointment with Residence Life in mid-January.
- Off-campus and/or Commuter New Students: Anytime between 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
When it Begins
Spring Orientation for the parents, families and supporters of new spring students will be held the afternoon of Friday, January 20. Check-out our New Student & Family Orientation schedule (pdf) so you can get a sense of what to expect in terms of content and activities!