Latest about COVID-19 and W&M's Path Forward.

Info for... William & Mary
William & Mary W&M menu close William & Mary

Tribe Guide

We look forward to welcoming you to campus this fall! In accordance with public health guidelines, William & Mary may make decisions regarding the fall semester that require alterations to the new student move-in and orientation program. Look for updates via email and on our website so new students and families can adequately prepare for this exciting transition.

The Tribe Guide is your one-stop online source for information about what you need to do before you arrive in Williamsburg this fall. From advising and registration to housing and meal plans, the Tribe Guide is here to help you make a smooth transition to college life. 

Grounding Statements
As a community grounded in seven Core Values, William & Mary respects our region's complex history and the university's place in that narrative. Take a few moments to read and consider our Land Acknowledgement and Statement on Slavery and its Legacies before you even begin your Tribe Guide Checklist.
Account Activation

Have you activated your account? If not, activate your W&M Username now. You will need to create a secure, personalized password. You will also need to enroll a secondary device (like a cell phone) in Duo Two-Factor Authentication to access most W&M systems.


After you pay your enrollment deposit (allow 2-3 business days for processing), you will be able to access your G Suite email account (powered by Google) via the G Suite icon on myW&M. The standard format for student email addresses is Make sure to check it frequently for important updates.


You'll also use myW&M to access a variety of core services such as financial aid awards, class registration and your G Suite email. Go ahead and visit myW&M to take a look around.

New Student Orientation

Wondering what Orientation is going to be like? We've made last year's schedule available for reference.


No problem. We're here to help!