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TribeLink Student Involvement

Due July 15

Involvement is more than just showing up.

At William & Mary, we believe that student leadership development is a cornerstone in supporting our students to become engaged citizens. Student leadership involves cultivating a frame of mind for exploring self, others and community. Leaders develop a skill set to adapt to change, craft creative solutions and seize opportunities. Leaders are moved by what they care about to make the world a better place. 

Student organizations are responsible for many of the programs and events held on campus each year including social events, lectures, special events, cultural events and conferences. Being a part of an organization and helping to plan and put on one of these events, or to lead an organization, can teach you valuable skills that you can use throughout your lifetime.


TribeLink is William & Mary’s student engagement platform designed to enhance your involvement experience while at William & Mary. To get started with TribeLink there are a few things you need to do!

Set up Your Account
  1. Log in to TribeLink (

    screenshot of user drawer access

  2. Open your "User Drawer" by clicking on the circle in the top-right corner

    screenshot of account selection

  3. Select "Account" in your "User Drawer" and begin updating your Account Settings

    screenshot of account profile page

    1. update your profile information, including uploading a profile picture
    2. manage your privacy and notification settings
    3. indicate any interests you may have
    4. you can continue to update these throughout your time at W&M  
Save Your TribeLink Pass to Your Phone

The TribeLink Event pass is unique for each TribeLink user and can be used to check into different events throughout campus. You will use this throughout New Student Orientation, so you will want to make sure it’s easily accessible to you and then it’s available any other time you’ll need it. You will need to complete this task using your smartphone.

  1. Log in to TribeLink (
  2. Open your "User Drawer" by clicking on the circle in the top right-hand corner

    screenshot of opening user drawer

  3. Select "Event Pass" in your "User Drawer"

    screenshot of TribeLink Event Pass

  4. Save your "Event Pass" to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay app. This will allow you easy access to your pass any time you need it to check into an event.  If you do not have Apple Wallet or Google Pay, we recommend that you save a screenshot of your "Event Pass" in your photo library/gallery on your phone.

    screenshot of saved event pass

Explore the Wide Range of Opportunities to Get Involved On Campus Using TribeLink

Take some time to explore the vast involvement opportunities available to you. You can do this either through TribeLink on your computer. To increase your access to see more events or information about organizations, you should log in using your W&M credentials.    

As you explore, take some time to reflect on what would make your involvement the most meaningful.  Here are some questions to consider:

  • What do you care about? (People, places, causes, events, trends, cultures, etc.)
  • What skills, knowledge or insights do you want to develop?
  • What energizes you or restores your well-being?

We want you to become familiar with all of the awesome opportunities to get involved in at W&M, however, please do not request to join any organizations yet! Organizations will begin the process of recruiting new members when the academic year begins and you can begin to request to join AFTER New Student Orientation. Trust us! There will be plenty of time to join clubs and organizations in the future.