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Center for Student Diversity - Summer Programs

Preparing for Life as a University Student (PLUS) 

Who: Incoming Class of W&M Students 

What: The purpose of the PLUS program is to provide a summer experience between high school and college life. PLUS provides a supportive introduction to academic life at William & Mary, providing participants with the opportunity to interact with some of our most distinguished faculty members here at William & Mary. During the PLUS Program, students will engage in mock class sessions, while also gaining invaluable insight from professors and current students about being holistically successful at the university. Participants will also be provided the opportunity to become familiar with numerous campus resources, including the Dean of Students Office, Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, and the W&M Washington Center. This is a residential program. All costs (room/board, food, and other program fees) are covered by William & Mary. 

When: Saturday, July 9 - Saturday, July 16, 2022 

Where: William & Mary (Williamsburg, VA) 

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Comunidad @ William & Mary 

Who: High School Students (graduating class of 2022 or 2023)

  • Hispanic & Latinx Students are strongly encouraged to apply

What: Comunidad @ William & Mary is a free, three-day, virtual program that prepares historically underrepresented high school students (Hispanic & Latinx Students are strongly encouraged to apply)  to enter and succeed at a post-secondary institution. During the Comunidad program, participants will engage (virtually) in workshops on various topics such as college admissions, financial aid, networking, and career/major planning. Participants will gain invaluable insight from alumni, administrators, current students, and professors about being holistically successful at a post-secondary institution. 

When: Monday, August 2 - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 


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