Active MindsInterest GroupEmail: [[e|activeminds01]]
Purpose: To increase awareness among W&M students about issues of mental health, symtoms of mental illness, and available resources in and around the W&M community.
Active MindsInterest GroupEmail: [[e|activeminds01]]
Advocacy in the Fight Against AidsInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|fightaids]]
Purpose: To research current issues surrounding the international HIV/AIDS epidemic, educate ourselves and the William & Mary community, and advocate more efficient and culturally-appropriate international health issues and humanitarian aid.
African American Male CoalitionInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|aamc]]
Purpose: To provide support for the African American males on campus as well as promotes intellectual and spiritual growth among the African American male community.
African Cultural SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|africancultural]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of Africa from an African perspective by providing information about history, current events and culture. The group will also serve as a liason for African students at William & Mary.
Alliance of Sexual Assault PreventionInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|asap]]
Purpose: To provide a coordinating body for student organizations that are currently involved in preventing sexual assault at the College of William & Mary. Also provides resources and organizational support as well as encouraging communication among ASAP organizations
Alma Mater Productions (AMP)Interest GroupsEmail: [[e|amp]]
Purpose: To offer a wide variety of activities in the Sadler Center and other campus locations including mainstream music, a weekly film series, lectures and debates, hypnotists, acoustic style music and comedians.
Americans ElectInterest GroupEmail: : [[e|americanselect]]
Purpose: The purpose of the organization is to revolutionize the political process by adding a third Presidential Candidate to the ballot in all fifty states, chosen by popular vote through online nominations across the country.
Americans for Informed DemocracyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|infdemocracy]]
Purpose: To build a new generation of globally conscious leaders who can shape an American foreign policy appropriate for our increasingly interdependent world.
American Sign LanguageInterest GroupEmail: [[e|signlanguageclub]]
Purpose: The goal of this club is to raise awareness of Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL) within the WM community by providing and promoting opportunities to improve language skills by offering outreach projects, and social events within the Williamsburg area.
Anime SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|animesociety]]
Description: WMAS meets weekly to watch Japanese animation and through it gain a greater understanding of Japanese language and culture. They also engage in translation of Japanese texts.
ApolisInterest GroupEmail: [[e|apolis]]
Purpose: The purpose of Apolis is to: • Educate the student body of national and international current affairs • Promote awareness for national and international current affairs • Fundraise for Apolis • React towards national and international issues by taking effective action • Encourage relations between Apolis and other social justice and service organization on campus • Build a sense of community with Apolis and the College of William & Mary
Architecture and Design ClubInterestEmail: [[e|archdesign]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to hold weekly, in-depth discussions to share common interests in architecture and design In addition, we will strive to inform students about the educational and career options in architecture.
Army ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps)Interest GroupsEmail: [[e|armyrotc]]
Description: A program which offers college students the opportunity to graduate as officers and serve in the U.S. Army Reserve. In addition to the course offerings in Military Science, there are several organizations affiliated with the ROTC program.
Art House Film ClubInterest GroupsPurpose: The purpose of the organization is to bring together a dynamic group of students interested in serious films and thus, to bring about a greater understanding of art film on campus.
Aviation ClubInterest GroupsPurpose: To foster a community of flyers and those interested in aviation.
Black CaucusInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|blackcaucus]]
Purpose: This organization is to serve as a vehicle through which traditionally underrepresented ethnic groups, clubs, and organizations can voice their concerns and opinions about conditions and decisions, which affect their existence at The College of William & Mary. The Black Caucus is committed to representing the concerns of these groups and to the enhancement of their social environment, political involvement and heightening cultural awareness for all students, faculty and staff at The College of William & Mary.
Black Student OrganizationInterst GroupsEmail: [[E|bso]]
Description: An organization whose primary objective is to promote black thought and awareness at the College of William & Mary and throughout the College community.
Boomerang ClubInterest Groupemail: [[e|boomerang]]
Purpose: This organization exists to promote the recreational use and enjoyment of boomerangs, and to promote the use of boomerangs as a safe and entertaining outdoor activity.
Botany ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|botany]]
Description: A group whose purpose is to increase the academic and practical knowledge of the participants with regards to all forms of botanical life, to provide a forum for the discussion of and care for all manner of plants, and to assist the W&M community as well as the greater Williamsburg community with landscaping and other horticultural needs
Bridge ClubInterestEmail: [[e|bridgeclub]]
Purpose: Bridge club hosts casual weekly games open to anyone. All skill levels are welcome; most new members are new to the game. The club periodically attends tournaments in the Hampton Roads area.
Campus IgniteInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of Campus Ignite at the College of William & Mary will be to gather and establish a Christ-centered missional community that is devoted to a lifestyle of prayer, worship, learning and discipleship, authentic relationships and caring works of justice. Our general goal will be to glorify and make know the name of Jesus Christ on the campus and lead people into a personal and deepening relationship with Him.
Campus Kitchen at William & MaryInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|campuskitchenwm]]
Purpose: To provide hunger-relief to the surrounding community while simultaneously helping to reduce food waste.
Casual MagicInterestEmail: [[e|casualmagic]]
Purpose: To play the card game known as “Magic: The Gathering,” to provide the opportunity for free cards to members, to have regular magic tournaments, to build a friendly community of players.
Catan ClubInterest GroupPurpose: The Catan club exists so students interested in playing the board game “Settlers of Catan” can gather and play Catan. This should lead to camaraderie and fun.
Celtic Dance ClubInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|celticdance]]
Purpose: The purpose of the Celtic Dance club will be to educate the William & Mary community about Scottish and Irish dance, to promote physical fitness through Celtic dance, and to provide an outlet for dance performance for club members.
Chamber of CommerceInterestEmail: [[e|chambercommerce]]
Purpose: The Student Chamber of Commerce is a student-run organization created with the intent of bridging the gap between the student community and the business community.
Chess ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|chessclub]]
Purpose: To promote interest in the game of chess for fun and in preparation for competition
Chicas Latinas UnidasInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|chicaslu]]
Purpose: The purpose of Chicas Latinas Unidas is to establish a Hispanic/Latina sorority on the college campus of William & Mary, attracting potential members, motivating and encouraging each member to stay motivated in execution of these goals.
China ImpressionInterest GroupPurpose: The China Impression is a quarterly student magazine which strives to bring in different perspectives on Sino-related topics and promote unlit-cultural communication and understanding. The magazine is to explore China in the eyes of both Chinese and Non-Chinese, so as to provide a comparison of views and create an opportunity for cross-cultural discussion and debate.
Chinese Student OrganizationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|cso]]
Purpose: To create create a social environment and supportive community which would serve the needs of students with a Chinese background and to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the Chinese culture and experience in a fashion enjoyable by the entire William & Mary community.
Chinese Student Scholar AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|chinesescholar]]
Purpose: To promote the exchange between American and Chinese students. The group also assista Chinese scholars in achieving their academic goals.
Chinese Undergraduate Students AssociationInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|cusa]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization shall be to 1. Provide necessary transitional support for newly arriving Chinese international Students. 2. Enhance the communication and understanding between Chinese students and American students. 3. Establish a communication platform for Chinese students to grow and branch out together. 4. Spread the name and the reputation of The College of William & Mary in mainland China. 5. Provide services and support for Chinese language learning program on campus.
Classic Movies ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|classicmovies]]
Purpose: To encourage an appreciation of classic cinema and cultivates a knowledge and understanding of iconic films, directors and actors
Coast Guard Auxiliary, Detachment of Flotilla 67Interest GroupsEmail: [[e|detachment]]
Purpose: To provide all student members an opportunity to obtain valuable training, experience and mentorship from the United State Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary
College RepublicansInterst GroupsEmail: [[e|wmrepublicans]]
Purpose: To develop all College Republicans on the campus into an intelligent, aggressive, and cooperative Republican group that promotes the platform and candidates of the Republican party.
Colleges Against CancerInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|cacancer]]
Purpose: To fight cancer, volunteering for the American Cancer Society, and improving college communities in instating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society
Collegiate ConservativesInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|conservative]]
Purpose: To bring speakers to campus and provides conservative viewpoints to the campus on many issues facing the nation today
Collegiate Tea Drinkers' Society of William & MaryEmail: [[e|teasociety]]
Purpose: The Collegiate Tea Drinkers’ Society of The College of William & Mary is a group dedicated to all aspects of tea and tea culture. The Society aspires to continue the glorious tradition of tea consumption that has been passed down through the ages. In addition to passionately loving tea, members of this organization attend regular tea events and wear appropriate attire – teawear.
Competitive Gaming ClubInterest GroupPurpose: For the betterment of gamers and gaming experience, and increasing pulic awareness of gaming and its' benefits and rewards.
Conduct and Honor Advisor ProgramInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|chaps]]
Purpose: The purpose of CHAP shall be to provide student counsel for students charges with or accused of honor or conduct charges at the College.
CritINKInterest GroupsPurpose: This organization will function as a writing support group, focusing on peer critique, to provide valuable social interaction to the process of writing and creating, including discussion and review of creative pieces, literary journals, and other resources.
Culinary ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|culinary]]
Purpose: To spread the joy and curiosity of the culinary arts
Cupcakes for a CauseInterest GroupsPurpose: The purpose of this organization will be to raise awareness and funds for the CancerCare for Kids program.
Dance MarathonPurpose: The purpose of this organization is to coordinate an annual dance marathon incorporating the participation of students, faculty, and community.
Development AmbassadorsInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|devambassadors]]
Purpose: To include undergraduates in the College's efforts of university advancement which involves raising funds for projects of identified student interest, participating in major university campaigns, educating students about major needs and priorities of the College to maintain its excellence, and promoting the concept that giving has an important effect on the quality of life at William & Mary.
Doctor Who ClubInterest GroupPurpose: This organization will provide interested members of the Williamsburg community with a venue to gather, watch, and discuss episodes of the British television show Doctor Who.
Esperanto ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|esperanto]]
Purpose: To promote the knowledge of the language Esperanto and to create opportunities to learn, speak, and appreciate the language
EssenceInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|essence]]
Purpose: To rebuild and create a stronger community among the women of color on campus. It serves four major purposes: as a social outlet, educational outlet, discussion group, and support group.
Every 2 MinutesInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|every2minutes]]
Purpose: An all-female, sexual assault, peer-education group that seeks to educate women, primarily freshmen, about sexual assault and inform them of the resources available on and off campus and the skills necessary to help a friend recover from a sexual assault experience
Eyes Wide Open to FilmInterestEmail: [[e|ewof]]
Purpose: We plan to promote cultural, political, and aesthetic appreciation of “fringe film” – broadly defined as foreign, avant-garde, and art film that exists outside the established canon of great film art.
Face AidsInterestEmail: [[e|faceaids]]
Purpose: A student movement in the fight against AIDS in Africa.
Farmers and GardenersInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|farmers]]
Purpose: To farm and garden with fellow agricultural enthusiasts.
Feminist Majority Leadership AllianceInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|fmla]]
Purpose: An organization dedicated to furthering the causes of women and of equality between all people, at W&M and beyond.
Filipino-American Student AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|e|fasa]]
Purpose: To promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the Filipino-American culture through programs open to the College community which create an awareness of the presence of Filipino-Americans, their issues and their contributions to American society.
Film Club of William & MaryInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|filmclub]]
Purpose: To organize those individuals interested in the art of filmmaking. It will attempt to bring together interested actors and writers in order to help W&M students come together to use their talents on a worthwhile project.
FocusInterest GroupEmail: [[e|focus]]
Purpose: The purpose of the organization will be to call together those who love street dance, which combines jazz, hip hop, and freestyle. To learn and to practice together, and to hold activities/events such as dancing competitions in the school.
ForksInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|forks]]
Purpose: This organization seeks to bring together students for the discussion of issues with the food industry and animals rights and welfare in the setting of a weekly potluck dinner. We hope that this discussion leads to additional club sponsored events and service among the campus community.
Free Intracampus Football AssociationInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of the organization shall be twofold, First, to celebrate and revel in the culture of football. Second, to hold weekly pick-up matches for any and all students interested.
Freethought AllianceInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|freethought]]
Purpose: To establish a positive social environment for students who are rationalists, non=theists, agnostics, deists, humanists, or skeptics, enrich campus life by sponsoring educational events and fostering student dialogue on matters of faith, science and reason, engage students in issues of national and international import surrounding freedom of conscience and secular education
Game Design Club at W&MInterest GroupEmail: [[e|gamedesign]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to foster collaboration amongst students with a passion or interest in video game development with the goal of producing video games.
Girl Scouts of the CollegeEmail: [[e|girlscouts]]
Purpose: A group whose purpose is to enrich the lives of the young girls of our community while showing the Williamsburg community that women and mean are motivated, skilled leaders devoted to making a difference in the area.
Gleaning ClubInterest GroupEmail: [[e|gleaning]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization will be to glean. Gleaning is to collect food which has been left behind by a gardener or gardener after a harvest. This food is high-quality and healthful; often the farmer simply doesn’t have sufficient funds to run equipment a second time to collect the extra food. The William & Mary Gleaning club would collect this food and arrange for it to be donated to local agencies, such as Campus Kitchens, etc.
Global ZeroInterestEmail: [[e|globalzero]]
Purpose: We bring awareness to the dangers of nuclear proliferation and urge students to take an active part in petitioning the government for a 4-phase withdrawal from nuclear weapons. We show screenings of documentaries and discuss strategies for global elimination of nuclear weapons.
Gluten FreedomInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|glutenfreedom]]
Purpose: This organization aims to be a community of learning, support, and activism for those living the gluten free lifestyle or hoping to learn more about it!
GreatnessInterest GroupPurpose: "The mission of Greatness is to conduct forums to explore themost fundamental questions regarding the human person today through an understanding of the theology of the body and a reflection upon our won experiences."
Green and Gold AffairInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|greengoldaffair]]
Purpose: To organize, promote and execute one ball annually during the fall semester.
Green-Pink ProjectInterestEmail: [[e|greenpinkproject]]
Purpose: This group raises awareness and funds for the Sierra Club and One-by-One working toward a solution of the global environmental and women's health problems.
Hark WilliamsburgInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|harkwilliamsburg]]
Purpose: HARK Williamsburg will promote three main goals: I.To engage William & Mary students through on-campus outreach and communications II. To advocate for the common interests and goals of students and the wider City of Williamsburg III. To support partnerships of the College and the rest of the city that foster a positive and productive town-gown relationship.
Her Campus William & MaryInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of the Her Campus William & Mary organization is to provide an online hub for William & Mary’s women by providing content that is both a resource and a source of entertainment, highlighting campus news, events, interesting students, faculty, alumni, campus photos, and fashion and lifestyle content specifically tailored for women at William & Mary. Staff members will gain journalism, marketing, publicity, and digital media experience, and all students at Her Campus William & Mary will gain a new and fun online resource through this online publication.
Heritage Language Learners of W&MInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|hellowm]]
Purpose: To establish and perpetuate Heritage Language eduction. HeLLo will educate the student body on the benefits of strengthening the multicultural community through multilingual initiatives that will foster identity and strengthen respect for culture.
Hispanic Cultural OrganizationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|hco]]
Purpose: To unify and organize this Hispanic community, educate the William & Mary community about the Hispanic culture, and provide support for the international Hispanic students.
HOPEInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|wmhope]]
Purpose: To provide our college community with up-to-date and reliable health information. Members present programs, conduct awareness campaigns, and sponsor health related events in the areas of Mental Health, Sexual Health, and Substance Abuse. Peer education is a great way for students to get involved on campus and gain valuable experience.
Humans for Animal Liberation and Vegetarian AllianceInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|halva01]]
Purpose: To provide a social network for vegetarians, educates the college community about vegetarianism, sponsors a vegetarian dinner, and provides vegetarian resources for the college community.
IF FundInterest GroupsPurpose: The IF Fund is a financial resource for women’s, LGBT and feminist-friendly groups at the College of William & Mary and in the surrounding Williamsburg area.
Impact! HumanityInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|impacthumanity01]]
Purpose: To raise awareness about microfinance on campus, teaching students waht they can do on a small scale level to help in the fight against poverty
International Coalition of College Philanthropists (ICCP)InterestEmail: [[e|iccp]]
Purpose: The International Coalition of College Philanthropists (ICCP) represents the new millennium’s greatest movement forward in youth leadership and nonprofit fundraising. An ambitious initiative, the ICCP endeavors to engage the collegiate demographic in creating the first prestigious, international, philanthropic honor society on college campuses around the world – an analogue to the Phi Beta Kappa Society – in which non-profit fundraising is encouraged, rewarded in special ceremony, and facilitated by chapters and their members at every major university. The International Coalition of College Philanthropists intends to be a major grant-giving organization, raising money for its medical and social causes through dynamic and innovative projects nationwide. By creating unique benefit events tailored to the individual spirit of its university, and by learning to dialogue with the media about these philanthropic endeavors, each chapter will raise much needed non-profit dollars for international medical organizations, cancer and neurological research, environmental initiatives, and micro-entrepreneurship – raising visibility for the causes, and encourage a “youth-quake” of collegiate social action.
International RelationsInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|irclub]]
Purpose: To increase campus awareness in International Affairs and participate in Model United Nations conferences. Also involved in W&M High School Model United Nations Conference
Investment ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|investmentclub]]
Purpose: To further a greater understanding and/or increase knowledge of this special area of finance through activities designed as rewarding educational experiences
Japanese Cultural AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|jca]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of Japanese culture and society of William & Mary. It will also strive to provide a forum for exchange of ideas concerning the culture and society of Japan and offer instruction in language skills.
John Locke SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|johnlocke]]
Purpose: An educational, policy-oriented organization devoted to conservative issues and philosophies.
Juggling and Circus Skills SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|jugglingandcircus]]
Purpose: To provide regular meetings and contact for anyone on campus who is interested in juggling and related circus skills.
Justice in PalestineInterest GroupsPurpose: The club will seek to promote awareness of the Palestinian cause – including culture, language, history, and politics.
Knot Your Grandma's Yarn ClubInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of this organization will be to bring together students who have an interest in crocheting and knitting. This organization will offer a place for students to learn how to crochet and/or knit, as well as allow for the exchange of tips and patterns. The main goal of this organization will be to further the techniques of our ancestors as they pertain to crocheting and knitting.
Korean American Student AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|kasa]]
Purpose: To promote awareness and appreciation of Korean culture
Lambda AllianceInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|lambdaalliance]]
Purpose: The Lambda Alliance is an organization dedicated to creating a supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning individuals and allies. We strive to be politically and socially active in our community through weekly meetings and popular annual events like Drag Ball, Gay? Fine By Me, National Coming Out Day, and many more. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions, suggestions, or just to talk
Latin American Student UnionInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|lasu]]
Purpose: The LASU is a leadership student coalition. Our mission is to bring a new perspective on Latin America to both the William & Mary and Williamsburg communities.
Libertarian StudentsInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|libertarian]]
Purpose: To increase libertarian awareness, foster a forum for debate amongst like-minded individuals, work with existing political and interest groups to present a variety of views
Linguistics ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|linguistics]]
Purpose: To serve as a forum and resource for members who are interested in linguistics and related fields
LiveInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|live]]
Purpose: To allow individuals interested in modeling to gain experience in the field, while at the same time, raise awareness on health issues in America. It will also serve to promote a positive self image among both men and women on campus.
Macintosh User GroupInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|macintoshusers]]
Purpose: To increase campus support for the MacIntosh platform and to help MacIntosh users make their computing experiences productive and enjoyable.
Mahjong SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|mahjong]]
Purpose: To play and enjoy the game of Mahjong
Marine Science SocietyInterestEmail: [[e|marinescisociety]]
Purpose: The Marine Science Society (MSS) will be for students currently enrolled in the Marine Science minor program and students who are interested in the subject of marine science. The Society will help students in the minor connect to other undergraduates and to professors and graduate students at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. (VIMS).
Mason AllianceInterest GroupEmail: [[e|masonalliancfe]]
Purpose: The purpose of The Mason Alliance, established in 2012, shall be to provide support for LGBTQ students and their allies with an interest in business, with a broader goal of creating an accepting environment for LGBTQ workers in the business world workers in the business world. The Mason Alliance aims to accomplish this by : 1. Providing LGBTQ undergraduates with a variety of activities including workshops and regular meetings where they establish a network with those who share their professional interests. 2. Facilitating networking opportunities with corporate recruiters to provide LGBTQ undergraduates with a background of these recruiting firms with regards to issues that concern them. 3. Setting up/holding events involving mentoring with LGBTQ Mason Alumni, speakers’ series, and mentoring partnerships between alumni and current members.
Mason Entrepreneurship ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|entrepreneur]]
Purpose: To pursue the field of entrepreneurship through semester presentations, business plan competitions and various other outlets. Students will interact with alumni, faculty, and business partners to learn more about entrepreneurship and its applications in various industries.
Massage ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|massageclub]]
Purpose: To help students relax and de-stress. The group will teach various techniques of massage, including self-massage
Meditation ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|meditationclub01]]
Purpose: To provide a venue for group meditation and teaches basic meditation techniques as well as Far Eastern methods of self-discovery.
Meridian CoffeehouseInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|meridian01]]
Purpose: Located on Boundary St., this coffeehouse offers a selection of gourmet coffee and pastries and live entertainment.
Metal ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|metalclub]]
Purpose: To provide a community for those students and faculty interested in the metal and hard rock music genre.
Middle Eastern Student Association.InterestPurpose: The purpose of the Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA) is a student organization whose mission is to promote solidarity among Middle Eastern students at William & Mary, as well as provide a platform for open discussion of political issues and cross-cultural understanding. MESA will sponsor Middle Eastern social and cultural activities and events open to the entire campus community. A primary goal of MESA will be to explore issues relating to the Greater Middle East, recognizing the unique sociopolitical ties between the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. MESA welcomes and respects students of all ethnic, religious, and political affiliations.
Mock Trial TeamInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|mocktrial]]
Purpose: A competitive team which simulates real court room experience. The goal is to provide students an in depth knowledge of the legal process.
Model Arab LeagueInterest GroupPurpose: The goal of the Model Arab League will be to further the understanding of Arab history, politics, and culture. Furthermore, Model Arab League will venture to attend Model Arab League Conferences is such a way that is affordable for all participants.
Model CongressInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|modelcongress]]
Purpose: To provide a hands-on learning experience in government, immersing students in the legislative branch of the US government. Sponsors a conference for middle and high school students to play out law making as it excists on Capitol Hill.
Mud SlidersInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of the Mud Sliders is to give a unified body for those who desire to compete in extreme obstacle course races, with a common goal to achieve “strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie”.
Multicultural Interest ClubInterest GroupEmail: [[e|culturalsorority]]
Purpose: Section A. The purpose of this organization is to create a Multicultural Sorority Chapter at the College of William & Mary. Section B. The mission of this organization is to promote leadership, multiculturalism, self-improvement, and sisterhood. We strive to create leaders in academic performance and community service, as well create an environment where people of all backgrounds, including race, religion, and lifestyle, feel comfortable.
MUSE (Museam & University Student Exchange)Interest GroupsEmail: [[e|muse]]
Purpose: To heighten student awareness and involvement in their own college museum. Members work closely with Museum staff to publicize Museum functions and organize special events.
NAACP College ChapterInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|naacp]]
Purpose: To improve the political, education, social and economical status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep the public aware of the adverse effects of racial discrimination
NAMIInterest GroupEmail: [[e|namiwm]]
Purpose: NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illness and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases. NAMI will provide and enhance mental health support on campus. We will educate students, faculty, administrators, and other members of the campus community about mental illness. We will serve as a resource for mental health information and work in collaboration with peer organizations including, but not limited to those dedicated to mental health. We will advocate to improve mental health care services on campus and promote education about mental illness amongst students. We will receive funds in support of all the above.
National Novel Writing Month ClubInterestEmail: [[e|nanowrimoclub]]
Purpose: Intended to build awareness of and support for people participating in the National Novel writing Month program on the William & Mary campus.
National Organization for Women William & Mary Campus Action NetworkInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|wmnow]]
Purpose: The purpose of NOW CAN is simple: to empower the young women of William & Mary to make changes in our community. The women of Now Can will raise awareness of the positive need for greater women’s rights activism as well as participating in collective action. NOW CAN of William & Mary will advocate six priority issues listed below. A. Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice B. Violence Against Women C. Constitutional Equality D. Ending Racism and Advocating Diversity E. LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex) Rights F. Economic Justice
Native American Student AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|nativeamerican]]
Purpose: To increase awareness of Native American culture, provide a gathering place for Native American and non-Native American students to share and learn more about all Native American cultures, and to form a healthy relationship with the local Native American communities
Naval History SocietyInterest GroupEmail: [[e|navalhistory]]
Purpose: The purpose of The Naval History Society is to enrich the intellectual environment of The College of William & Mary outside of the classroom via the scholarship and analysis of maritime history. Our goals include furthering members’ interests and knowledge regarding maritime history. Investigation of seafarer myths and stories via the development of a collection of nautically themed fiction and nonfiction literature.
Net Impact Interest GroupPurpose: The purpose of Net Impact is to empower students and provides them with the skills, knowledge, and resources to challenge social problems by integrating social entrepreneurship, business, and sustainability.
Network of Enlightened WomenInterest GroupsPurpose: The Network of enlightened Women is dedicated to fostering the education and leadership of conservative university women.
Neuroscience ClubInterest GroupEmail: [[e|neuroclub]]
Purpose: The Neuroscience Club shall exist to unite the interested students of the College of WM in pursuit of a Neuroscience major. This group shall provide support, information, and connections necessary and sufficient to improve the quality and performance of students considering the major.
New Forest William & MaryInterestEmail: [[E|newforest]]
Purpose: The first student chapter of the non-profit New Forest Earth is focused on furthering the mission of this organization to empower people to preserve and restore their forests through sustainable community development.
Non-Traditional Student BodyInterest GroupsEmail: [[E|ntsb01]]
Purpose: To provide support, resources, and information to non-traditional students enrolled at the college. Works with the Office of Admissions, the Transfer Student Ambassadors, and the Dean of Students office to provide a resource of information about campus life from the perspective of a non-traditional student
NRHHCInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|wmnrhhc]]
Purpose: To provide recognition for those students living in the residence halls who have shown outstanding service and who have provided important leadership in the advancement of residence halls. They also act as a resource for the groups desiring information about leadership in the residence halls.
Objectivist SocieyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|objectivist]]
Purpose: To make the philosophy of Ayn Rand more accessible to the student body.
One Life CampaignInterestEmail: [[e|onelifecampaign]]
Oxfam at William & MaryInterestEmail: [[e|oxfam]]
Purpose: A non-profit dealing with poverty and social justice issues internationally. It is the goal of the cliv to increase awareness of these issues on campus and empower students to create change.
Paintball ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|paintball]]
Purpose: Playing the game of Paintball
PAWS Pet and Animal Welfare SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|paws]]
Purpose: To be a link to Heritage Humane Society. Members are active with a special place in their hearts for helping abandoned animals
Pershing RiflesInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|pershingrifles]]
Purpose: A military science rifle group
Photography ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|photography]]
Purpose: To provide a common ground for amateur photographers of all levels to develop their abilities, interests and skills in photography.
Pocket Billiards ClubInterest GroupEmail: [[e|pocketbilliards]]
Purpose: This organization will primarily exist to give its members regular opportunities to play pool together. It will also exist to raise interest in pocket billiards games at the College.
PokemonInterest GroupEmail: [[e|pokemon]]
Purpose: The purpose is to give WM students, faculty, and staff who share a common interest in Pokemom the opportunity to interact with one another. We provide a place to talk, trade, and compete at any level of competition they desire. Our main goal is to host an annual Pokemon tournament for the members of the group and the students of the College.
Poker InterestEmail:: [[e|poker]]
Purpose: The purpose of the WM Poker Club is to teach people how to play Texas Hold’ Em and other forms of poker, teach people basic and intermediate poker strategy, and organize poker tournaments.
Pre-Vet ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|prevetclub]]
Purpose: To provide camaraderie between those interested in animals, in animal health careers, and especially those interested in a career in veterinary medicine
Project on America’s Global RoleInterest GroupEmail: [[e|pagr]]
Purpose: PAGR is an umbrella organization for the students involved in planning and executing the programs of the Williamsburg Forum on America’s Global Role. Its mission is to work in collaboration with the College and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation to make the Forum a success.
Public Policy ClubInterestEmail: [[e|policywm]]
Purpose: The purpose of this association shall be to foster professional development, academic pursuits, and social interaction among its members.
Queen's GuardInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|queensguard]]
Purpose: A military science organization
QuidditchInterest GroupPurpose: This organization will meet to play the International Quidditch Association’s version of the game Quidditch. Goals of this club are 1) to foster a spirit of camaraderie among players. 2) To engage in friendly competition with quidditch teams of other universities. 3) To foster an appreciation of quidditch among the William & Mary Community.
QuizbowlInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|quizbowl01]]
Purpose: A team which competes at the collegiate level
RealFoodInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|realfood]]
Purpose: The purpose of RealFood is to provide the William & Mary community with an educational resource about sustainable agriculture and healthy eating practices, through workshops, speakers, educational literature, and partnering with the larger Williamsburg network of sustainable diners.
Residence Hall AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|rha]]
Purpose: The umbrella organization which connects the individual residence hall councils. The RHA sponsors programs including the community service event Green and Gold Christmas, the year - end Moonbounce, and educational hall programs. The group also serves as liaison between residential students and various administrative offices. Every student living in a Residence Hall is a member and is encouraged to attend and participate in weekly meetings and RHA events.
Revolutionary War College CompanyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|rwcc]]
Purpose: To portray the unit of soldiers that formed at William and Mary in 1777 by dressing as they would have and do military drill as well as participate in reenactments in the area.
Roosevelt Institute Interest GroupPurpose: The purpose of the organization will be to extend the activities of the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network at William & Mary through their mission to , “engage new generations in a unique form of progressive activisms that empowers young people as leaders and promotes their ideas for change.” This will be accomplished by encouraging debate among students over prevalent policy issues in order to foster a community of active citizens.
Rubik’s Society of William & MaryInterest GroupPurpose: A mission of the Rubik’s Society of William & Mary is to help interested students learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube, to improve the time it takes for them to solve the cube, and help interested cubers prepare for Rubik’s Cube competitions. Additionally, we aim to not only encourage others, both inside and outside the Society, to develop an appreciation for Rubik’s Cube theory and culture, but also to apply their knowledge to similar puzzles. Ultimately, our goal is to help others fully understand that given time and dedication, solving a Rubik’s Cube is a relatively easy task.
Safe ZoneInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|safezone]]
Purpose: The purpose of Safe Zone is to foster a welcoming and supportive campus environment for all members of the community, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, by creating a visible network of supportive allies.
Salsa ClubInterest GroupsPurpose: The purpose of the Salsa Club is to instruct and teach mainly Salsa, but also Merengue, Bachata, and Tango.
Science Fiction and Fantasy ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|sciffy]]
Purpose: A group of people interested in all forms of science fiction and fantasy, sponsoring Videofest, a weekend-long, non-stop video showing each semester. Activities include a writers group and attending various area conventions.
Sexual Assault Peer AdvocatesInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|sapaxx]]
Purpose: A group of trained sexual assault peer advocates who are available to provide confidential and non-judgmental support for student survivors of sexual assault.
Shark Upon The Gail ProductionsInterestEmail: [[e|sutg]]
Purpose: This organization will function to send a play written by a William & Mary student to the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D.C. every summer.
Social Entrepreneurship ClubInterest GroupEmail: [[e|sec]]
Purpose: The mission of the College of William & Mary Social Entrepreneurship Club is to provide, through unity and collaboration, a socially responsible club that informs, prepares, and otherwise assist and encourage William & Mary students who are interested in careers in not-for-profit and/or socially minded organizations.
Society for Creative AnachronismInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|ssag01]]
Purpose: To further the study of American government and politics on the campus of William and Mary.
Someone You KnowInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|someoneyouknow]]
Purpose: Our mission as Someone You Know is to empower all individuals to end sexual violence through peer education programs in order to create a more supportive, healthy and aware campus.
South Asian Student AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|sasa01]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of the South Asian culture to all members of the W&M College community; to provide social and educational activities for all interested individuals; to promote identity and unity among the South Asian students
SpectrumInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|spectrum]]
Purpose: The purpose of Spectrum will be to provide a social space for graduate students and non-traditional students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or allies. This will include organizing social events and providing resources for support. As secondary purposes, Spectrum will look into professional development for students and education for the community in relation to lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) concerns.
Sports Business ClubInterest GroupsPurpose: The purpose of this organization will be to foster growth of students’ knowledge of the sports industry and to provide them with opportunities for internships and or future careers in similar fields.
Stage Combat Student AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|sbdunf]]
Purpose: To provide training to students based on internationall recognized techniques in stage combat.
StarInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of the organization a. Create a safe space to discuss trans* issues b. Provide trans* resources c. Facilitate discussions of trans*issues d. Provide support to trans* individuals and information to trans* allies.
Stella's VoiceInterest GroupPurpose: The purpose of this organization is to increase the campus awareness of modern-day human slavery and sex trafficking, specifically in relation to the lives of youth in Moldova. This club will learn about and support efforts of the international organization known as Stella’s Voice, a program based in Montgomery, Alabama that seeks to protect young girls and boys from the very real possibility of sex trafficking after outgrowing an orphanage by allowing them a place to live while they continue their educations. Our club will relay the message of Stella’s Voice to the campus of William & Mary and plan awareness events and fundraisers to support the organization.
Stitch and ShareInterestEmail: [[e|wmknits]]
Purpose: Our purpose is to gather fellow knitters with the purpose of benefiting cancer patients either through donations of money or scarves/hats etc.
Student Alumni CouncilInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|alumnicouncil]]
Purpose: The service and programming student organization of the Society of the Alumni whose purpose is to provide a link between alumni, students, and the College community.
Student CARES TeamInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|cares]]
Purpose: To raise awareness and provide support and information for students struggling with eating disorders or students with friends struggling with eating disorders, etc., and to provide a forum for discussion and promotion of healthy living, eating, exercise, body image, etc.
Student Education AssociationInterest GroupEmail: [[e|sea]]
Purpose: a. To allow Students the opportunity to explore the profession of education. b. To assist its members in preparation as future educators. c. To educate members in understanding the importance of quality educators in the Commonwealth of Virginia. d. To aid its members in developing an appreciation for the teaching profession. e. To encourage its members’ success as future educators by providing informative workshops and by building and maintain strong contacts within the Commonwealth of Virginia. f. TO obtain and maintain support from the National Educations association and the Student Virginia Educations Association with the creation of The College of William & Mary as a local chapter. g. To show support and appreciation for the Professors at The College of William and Mary by sponsoring “Professor Appreciation Week” every April.
Student Ethical Fashion OrganizationInterestEmail: [[e|sefo]]
Purpose: Raises Awareness on campus about sweatshop labor especially as it pertains to college apparel.
Student Parents on CampusEmail: [[e|studentparents]]
Purpose: A support group for students on campus with children.
Students Defending DemocracyInterest GroupsEmail: [[sddemocracy]]
Purpose: To promote education and awareness on terrorism through lectures and campus events. At the core of Students Defending Democracy is the belief that there is a clear distinction between acts of terrorism and fighting in the name of "freedom," and all democracies have an inherent right to defend themselves from those who would seek to use terrorism as a weapon against freedom and human rights. The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies is a non-partisan, non-profit, Washington DC based think-tank that conducts research and education on terrorism and counterterrorism policy.
Students for a Better WilliamsburgInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|sbw]]
Purpose: To empower students of the College. The group will raise awareness about student-relevant issues in the community, and is committed to supporting student-friendly candidates in the Williamsburg City Council elections.
Students for a Democratic SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|sds]]
Purpose: Strives to create a more democratic society, free of all forms of oppression.
Students for Criminal Justice ReformPurpose: a. SCJR will proved a way for William and Mary students to advocate for criminal justice reform, both on a statewide and a national level. b. SCJ will connect students with various organizations and their advocacy efforts c. SCJR will foster relationships with other on-campus organizations that may be interested in working towards criminal justice reform d. SCJR will seek to educate the student body about the issues of our criminal justice system including voter disenfranchisement and mass incarceration.
Students for Education ReformInterest GroupPurpose: The mission of SFER is to close the achievement gap and ensure and excellent education for all children by mobilizing a new generation of leaders in education reform. We envision a country where all children have access to a high-quality education and all stakeholders, especially young leaders, are guided by high expectations and commitment to student news. We aim to lead education reform awareness, understanding, and engagement activities on campus and amplify student voice in the policy-making process.
Students for Fair TradeInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|fairtrade]]
Purpose: To provide options of fair trade products to W&M students through the forms of sales on campus and to educate the W&M community about fair trade, free trade and socially responsible business and the global economy
Students for LibertyInterest GroupsPurpose: To promote an understanding of and support for libertarian principles within the student body of Students for Liberty.
Students for LifeInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|studentsforlife]]
Purpose: The preservation of the right to life for the unborn. Provides education through literature, speakers, and debates and supports other local and national pro-life organizations through fund raising and volunteer counseling.
Students for Peace in Israel and PalestineInterest GroupEmail: [[e|spip]]
Purpose: The organization will seek to promote awareness in the student body of the history of both the Israeli-Palestinian and Arab-Israeli conflicts. It will seek to educate the William & Mary community about current events in the region of Palestine, pertaining to culture, religion, and politics. The organization will seek to promote a just, equitable and lasting resolution to the conflicts. It’s policy prescriptions will be expressed in a Declaration of Goals.
Students for Sensible Drug PolicyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|ssddpxx]]
Purpose: This organization is committed to providing education on the harms caused by the War on Drugs, working to involve youth in the political process and promoting an open, honest and rational discussion of alternative solutions to our nation’s drug problems.
Students for Stop Hunger NowInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|stophunger]]
Purpose: To end hunger in our lifetime and whose mission is to provide food and life saving aid to the most poor and hungry throughout the world in the most rapid, efficient and effective manner. The club's primary responsibilities will be to raise funds and to host food packaging events.
Students of the CaribbeanInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|soca]]
Purpose: To serve as an outlet for students of the Caribbean and those interested in learning more about the Caribbean culture. One goal is to network with other Caribbean groups in Virginia.
Swing ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|swingclub01]]
Purpose: To promote swing dancing, particularly lindy hop, as a social dance.
SynergyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|synergy01]]
Purpose: This organization bring in professionals that work in the marketing field tto speak with students and provide contacts and career information.
Team BlitzInterest GroupEmail: [[e|teamblitz]]
Purpose: To offer an outlet for dedicated distance runners who are not on the Varsity XC/Track teams for whatever reason, but still want to train and race competitive;y on the collegiate level.
The CircleInterest GroupEmail: [[e|thecircle]]
Purpose: We aspire to provide a space for artists to be able to share with and learn from another.
The Front Porch SocietyInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|frontporch]]
Purpose: • To promote and educate the campus on all forms of good music. • To strengthen the tradition of philanthropy at the College. • To promote solidarity at William & Mary through campus wide events, projects, and concerts. • To build a real, live, breathing music scene at the College.
The LIttle ThingsInterest GroupEmail: [[e|littlethings]]
Purpose: The Little Things is about being there for one another, reminding each other of the beauty and love around us, taking the time to take a step back for a second, and realizing that there is more to life than the hustle and bustle.
The Tribe Society for Paranormal ResearchInterest GroupEmail: [[e|paranormal]]
Purpose: TSPR is devoted to the scientific, logical investigation of paranormal and unexplained phenomena.
Tidewater Labor Support CommitteeInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|tlsc]]
Purpose: To provide a forum supportive to those interested in the history and culture of the labor movement.
Transfer Student AmbassadorsInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|tsambassadors]]
Purpose: To assist transfer student's transition into the College. Also hosts prospective transfer student day in February.
Tribal FeverInterest GroupEmail: [[e|thetribalfever]]
Purpose: The official fan club of Tribe athletics.
Tribe CheerleadersInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|cheerleaders]]
Purpose: To support and cheer for all intercollegiate sports teams.
Tribe Club AmbassadorsInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|tribeclubamb]]
Purpose: Tribe Club Ambassadors is a student run organization which supports the William & Mary Athletic programs by sponsoring special events, such as fundraisers, receptions, gold tournaments and auctions. The organization strives to connect students with the Tribe Athletics community and the William and Mary alumni base with the goal of building networks and giving back.
Tribe College OutreachInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|tribeoutreach]]
Purpose: To provide information about the college application process to intelligent and motivated low-income, first-generation high school students throughout Virginia.
Tribe Rides Car ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|triberides]]
Purpose: To discuss their interests with like-minded individuals and to participate and create events that celebrate the aforementioned vehicles.
Tribe Society for Paranormal ResearchInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|paranormal]]
Purpose: To research phenoma which have generally been labeled as "paranormal," both in theory and in practice. This includes active search and investigation as wel as personal development of beliefs.
Ukelele ClubInterest GroupEmail: [[e|ukelele]]
Purpose: Dedicated to providing a fun, laidback environment for W&M ukelelists to rehearse and perform.
Untitled SocietyInterest GroupPurpose: The Untitled Society is a student run writing club that features twenty-minute writing prompts within meetings. Meetings will also give students the opportunity to share or workshop any writing from past or present meetings. The Untitled Society will give students a safe place to discuss writing and implement new processes without convention criticism or the obligation for continuity.
VarietyInterest GroupEmail: [[e|variety]]
Purpose: Variety will be created to provide a community for students to showcase unique talents. These talents might vary from skills that have taken a long time to master to inborn innate abilities. All students are invited to join. Students that do not have a unique talent will come and learn one. When the club meets, members will practice their own skills, teach others their talent, learn other talents, or appreciate the performances of other members. The mission is to give individuals an opportunity to display and develop their hidden talents, which they might not have been able to do in the past. At the end of the year, certain members will be chosen through a process of auditions to perform in a show for the school.
Veteran SocietyInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|veteransociety]]
Purpose: A network of veterans within the W&M community
Vietnamese Student AssociationInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|vsa]]
Purpose: To assist the incoming Vietnamese or minority students in transition to College life, to provide opportunities for Vietnamese students to interact with each other and to share their cultural experiences with their fellow students at the College and with the community
Virginia 21Interest Groupemail: [[e|virginia21]]
Purpose: This nonpartisan organization will spread information regarding state legislation that affects students and will encourage students to participate in Virginia21’s statewide lobbying activities and events.
Virginia Organizing ProjectInterest GroupsPurpose: The VOP is a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to challenging injustice by empowering people in local communities to address issues that affect the quality of their lives.
Virtual Library of FreedomInterest GroupEmail: [[e|virtibrfreedom]]
Purpose: Working to build a website that promotes political moderation. The site will post documents on topics such as human rights, good governance, and political campaign organization. These documents and the site in general will be available in Arabic and English and will allow for open discussion through comments and a blog.
Voices for Planned ParenthoodInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|vox]]
Purpose: To educate the university community about reproductive health and rights
W&M Careers ClubInterest GroupPurpose: This organization's mission shall be to provide a supportive, cooperative environment to help students prepare for and succeed in the job application process.
W&M Consulting GroupInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|wmconsulting]]
Purpose: W&M Consulting is a club committed to developing the professional skill set of students and exposing them to opportunities in the field of consulting. We organize teams to compete in case competitions and offer the chance to network with professionals from various firms.
W&M Dance MarathonInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|dancemarathon]]
Purpose: This group coordinates an annual dance marathon.
Washington Redskins ClubInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|redskins]]
Purpose: To provide a social outlet for anyone interested in the Washington Redskins.
WindwalkersInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|windwalkers]]
Purpose: A competitive winter guard.
Wine SocietyEmail: [[e|winesociety]]
Purpose: This society helps to promote the discovery and enjoyment of wine through tastings.
Wizards and MugglesInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|wizardsmuggles]]
Purpose: To foster the appreciation of Harry Potter through service projects and various social events
Yomenieva I SimaInterest GroupEmail:: [[e|yis]]
Purpose: To spread the love and knowledge of works of J. R.R. Tolkien to any who desire knowledge thereof.
Young DemocratsInterest GroupsEmail: [[e|youngdemocrats]]
Purpose: Committed to the high ideals of the Democratic party who work actively in national and state elections, as well as taking a lead role in educating the campus on important political issues.
Youth Outreach, Development in Literacy WIilliam & Mary Chapter Interest GroupEmail: [[e|yourdil]]
Purpose: A model initiative aimed at promoting awareness and railing funds through innovative event-based fundraisers that seek to eradicate illiteracy among children in Pakistan and build a socially conscious and responsible young professionals network across the globe.