Dorm Mania Summer Sale    
Thursday, August 22
8am - 5pm
Yates Field

Head to DormMania's annual sale on Yates Field to pick up all sorts of dorm essentials and non-essentials!

Local Area Merchants Fair
Thursday, August 22
1pm - 5pm
Sadler Center, Lobby

A variety of on-campus and Williamsburg merchants offer everything from banking and computers, to clothing and groceries.

    Get Your Student Tribe Card
    Friday, August 23
    7:30am - 7pm
    Campus Center, Trinkle Hall
    The Tribe Card is an essential part of life at W&M.
      Mailbox Key Pick-up
      Friday, August 23
      8am - 4:30pm
      Sadler Center, James & York Rooms
      Pick up your personal mailbox key.
        Dorm Mania Summer Sale    
        Friday, August 23
        8am - 5pm
        Yates Field

        Head to DormMania's annual sale on Yates Field to pick up all sorts of dorm essentials and non-essentials!

        Local Area Merchants Fair
        Friday, August 23
        9am - 3pm
        Sadler Center, Lobby

        A variety of on-campus and Williamsburg merchants offer everything from banking and computers, to clothing and groceries.

          Lunch
          Friday, August 23
          11am - 1:30pm
          See List Below

          Lunch is available to all incoming students by wearing and displaying their meal wristbands.  Please us this time to say "see you later" to your student.  Between 2 - 3 PM, students and families will separate for the remainder of Orientation programming.

          RAIN LOCATION: W&M Auxiliary Services Fair
          Friday, August 23
          12pm - 3pm
          Commons Dining Hall

          Updated Location: due to the weather forecast, the Auxiliary Fair has been moved inside of the Commons Dining Hall.

          New Beginnings: Your New Tribe Home
          Friday, August 23
          3pm - 4:30pm
          Your Residence Hall
            Your William & Mary Welcome
            Friday, August 23
            5pm - 6pm
            Kaplan Arena
            This event marks the beginning of your William & Mary experience.
              Dinner
              Friday, August 23
              5:30pm - 8pm
              Sadler Center, Center Court
                Postponed: President's Serenade
                Friday, August 23
                9:15pm - 10pm
                Wren Yard
                The Serenade is postponed due to the anticipated Williamsburg weather. We will find a time within the coming weeks to "surprise" President Rowe with our singing abilities!
                  Breakfast
                  Saturday, August 24
                  6am - 8:30am
                  Location not specified


                    Dorm Mania Summer Sale    
                    Saturday, August 24
                    8am - 5pm
                    Yates Field

                    Head to DormMania's annual sale on Yates Field to pick up all sorts of dorm essentials and non-essentials!

                    New Student Orientation Kick-Off
                    Saturday, August 24
                    8:30am - 9am
                    Kaplan Arena
                      Ensuring Community at William & Mary
                      Saturday, August 24
                      10:20am - 11:20am
                      Kaplan Arena

                      This is your opportunity to learn about the campus offices who consistently work behind-the-scenes to ensure our community stays strong.

                        Lunch
                        Saturday, August 24
                        11am - 1pm
                        Sadler Center, Center Court


                        Authentic Excellence
                        Saturday, August 24
                        12:45pm - 1:45pm
                        Kaplan Arena
                          Academic Life: The Liberal Arts & Advising
                          Saturday, August 24
                          2:15pm - 3:15pm
                          Sadler Center, Commonwealth

                          The Dean of Undergraduate Studies introduces and discusses the academic expectations of the College. 

                            Academic Life: Group Break-out
                            Saturday, August 24
                            3:15pm - 4pm
                            Consult your OAs
                              Dinner
                              Saturday, August 24
                              5pm - 7:30pm
                              Commons Dining Hall
                                Late Night at the Rec
                                Saturday, August 24
                                8pm - 11pm
                                The Bee McLeod Recreation Center

                                Learn and experience everything that is offered through Campus Rec.  

                                  W&M Honor Pledge with Wren Building Tour
                                  Sunday, August 25
                                  All day
                                  Wren Courtyard
                                  Experience the tradition of honor at William & Mary in the building where it all began.
                                    Breakfast
                                    Sunday, August 25
                                    6am - 9am
                                    Commons Dining Hall


                                      Dorm Mania Summer Sale    
                                      Sunday, August 25
                                      8am - 5pm
                                      Yates Field

                                      Head to DormMania's annual sale on Yates Field to pick up all sorts of dorm essentials and non-essentials!

                                      St Andrews Joint Degree Programme Info Meeting
                                      Sunday, August 25
                                      10am - 11am
                                      Sadler Center, James Room
                                      Meeting for first-year students already accepted into the St Andrews Joint Degree Programme.  Breakfast will be provided.
                                      Dance Placement Evaluation (Opportunity 1 of 2)
                                      Sunday, August 25
                                      10am - 11:30am
                                      Adair Hall, Dance Studio
                                      Interested in pursuing dance coursework at W&M and have previous dance training? Attend one of these two dance placement evaluations! Results determine the appropriate courses for students.
                                        Lunch
                                        Sunday, August 25
                                        11am - 12pm
                                        Commons Dining Hall
                                        Our W&M Community: One Tribe, Many Stories
                                        Sunday, August 25
                                        12:30pm - 1:30pm
                                        Kaplan Arena

                                        Explore the rewards, obligations, and tensions associated with the diverse talents, interests, and identities in our community.

                                          Meet the Greens!
                                          Sunday, August 25
                                          3pm - 5pm
                                          Sadler Center, The Terrace

                                          Come on out to meet some of the groups involved in sustainability on and off campus!

                                          Jumpstart Your First Year on Campus with the Cohen Career Center
                                          Sunday, August 25
                                          3:30pm - 4:30pm
                                          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                          Learn how we can help you figure out and pursue your dream career no matter you academic major.

                                            3 x 3 x 3 Common Book Panel
                                            Sunday, August 25
                                            5:15pm - 6:15pm
                                            Sadler Center, Chesapeake Rooms

                                            3 faculty members representing 3 different academic disciplines present their 3 different perspectives on this year's Common Book "There, There".  See the liberal arts experience in action!


                                              Dinner
                                              Sunday, August 25
                                              6pm - 7pm
                                              Sadler Center, Center Court
                                                Community Meeting #2
                                                Sunday, August 25
                                                7pm - 8:30pm
                                                Your Residence Hall

                                                Second required meeting in a series of three. Look for meeting location on your community's informational bulletin board.

                                                  Cheers to Your First Year!
                                                  Sunday, August 25
                                                  9pm - 11pm
                                                  Kaplan Arena, to Zable Stadium
                                                  This is a very special Tribe Tradition! Activities include updates from W&M Tribe Athletics, cheers by the Orientation Area Directors (OADs) and OAs, and then we all take to Carey Field at Zable Stadium.
                                                    Modern Language Placement Exams
                                                    Monday, August 26
                                                    All day
                                                    Washington Hall

                                                    New students who did not take, and would still like to take, a language placement test need to contact their program's representative and copy the Associate Chair for Educational Policy on your email.  Open this event for additional details!!

                                                      Modern Language In-Person Consultations
                                                      Monday, August 26 - Tuesday, August 27
                                                      Washington Hall, See Below
                                                      Members of the modern language faculty will be available for drop-in, in-person language placement questions or concerns during the below time frames locations.
                                                        Breakfast
                                                        Monday, August 26
                                                        8am - 9am
                                                        Commons Dining Hall


                                                          Dance Placement Evaluation (Opportunity 2 of 2)
                                                          Monday, August 26
                                                          8am - 9:30am
                                                          Adair Hall, Dance Studio
                                                          Interested in pursuing dance coursework at W&M and have previous dance training? Attend one of these two dance placement evaluations! Results determine the appropriate courses for students.
                                                            Pre-Major Advising Appointments Take Place Today!
                                                            Monday, August 26
                                                            8am - 4pm
                                                            Faculty Offices
                                                            Your faculty advising appointment is today's priority!  If your meeting time conflicts with any of today's large-group presentations, let your OA know ASAP.  They will help make arrangements for you to attend an alternate session time.
                                                              Cohen Career Center Tours
                                                              Monday, August 26
                                                              8am - 6pm
                                                              Cohen Career Center, Lobby
                                                              Having learned what career development resources are available to you yesterday, today's your chance to explore the Cohen Career Center in person! Each tour lasts 30 minutes. Refer to your OA for your community's slated time and meeting location.
                                                                Chinese Language Placement
                                                                Monday, August 26
                                                                9am - 4pm
                                                                Washington Hall, Washington Hall 316


                                                                  Lunch
                                                                  Monday, August 26
                                                                  12pm - 1pm
                                                                  Sadler Center, Center Court


                                                                    Our W&M Community: Making a Tribe Choice
                                                                    Monday, August 26
                                                                    1pm - 2pm
                                                                    Sadler Center, Tidewater
                                                                    Learn about campus policy, resources, and risk reduction with upper-class students focusing on alcohol, decision-making, and issues of sexual misconduct.
                                                                      Fraternity/Sorority Meet & Greet
                                                                      Monday, August 26
                                                                      3:30pm - 5pm
                                                                      Sunken Garden
                                                                      Hang out at our informal gathering for new students. Information on fraternities, sororities, and the recruitment process are available.
                                                                        ROTC Information Session
                                                                        Monday, August 26
                                                                        4pm - 5pm
                                                                        Sadler Center, Chesapeake C
                                                                        All interested students are welcome to attend.
                                                                          Theatre, Speech, and Dance Open House
                                                                          Monday, August 26
                                                                          4pm - 5pm
                                                                          Kimball Theatre

                                                                          Come meet the faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Theatre, Speech, & Dance.

                                                                            W&M Scholars Open House
                                                                            Monday, August 26
                                                                            4pm - 5pm
                                                                            Blow Memorial Hall, Room 236

                                                                            An open house welcoming students who received the W&M Scholars Award (WMSURE) through the Admission process.

                                                                              Dinner
                                                                              Monday, August 26
                                                                              5pm - 8pm
                                                                              Sadler Center, Center Court
                                                                                Course Registration
                                                                                Monday, August 26
                                                                                5:30pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                Anywhere, using your own laptop
                                                                                Your OA will be available to assist you with this process beginning at 5:30 PM. Registration should not take an hour, but the system is available during the entire period.
                                                                                  Center for Student Diversity (CSD) Showcase & Organization Fair
                                                                                  Monday, August 26
                                                                                  6:30pm - 8:30pm
                                                                                  Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium to Tidewater Rooms
                                                                                  Meet other new students, CSD staff, and over 40 different diversity student organizations to learn about resources and opportunities.  The night kicks off in Commonwealth with our annual Showcase, followed by the Organization Fair in the Tidewater Rooms.
                                                                                    SAdler sAMPler
                                                                                    Monday, August 26
                                                                                    9pm - 11pm
                                                                                    Sadler Center, The Entire Building
                                                                                    Come experience what Student Assembly (SA), Alma Mater Productions (AMP), and First Year Experience (FYE) have to offer! 
                                                                                    Breakfast
                                                                                    Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                    7am - 9am
                                                                                    Commons Dining Hall


                                                                                      Ask Your OA about Your Swem Library Tour!
                                                                                      Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                      8am - 5pm
                                                                                      Swem Library

                                                                                      Swem Library is more than meets the eye! Today's tour with your trained OA Tour Guide will introduce you to the multitude of services found within this campus hub.

                                                                                        Bookstore Tours Take Place Today!
                                                                                        Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                        8am - 5pm
                                                                                        William & Mary Bookstore
                                                                                        Tours of the Bookstore will take place today.  Refer to your OA for your group's schedule time and meeting place.  This is your opportunity to peruse W&M gear and review/purchase from the textbook collection.
                                                                                          SHOW Day (Students Helping Out Williamsburg)
                                                                                          Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                          8:30am - 1pm
                                                                                          Sadler Center, Tidewater Rooms
                                                                                          All students registered for SHOW Day must attend. Lunch is included.
                                                                                            "The Adjacent Possible" Open House
                                                                                            Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                            10am - 5pm
                                                                                            Muscarelle Museum of Art

                                                                                            Exclusively for incoming new students, the Muscarelle Museum of Art will be hosting an open house for its new exhibit The Adjacent Possible.

                                                                                              Lunch
                                                                                              Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                              11:30am - 2pm
                                                                                              Commons Dining Hall


                                                                                              W&M S.O.S. (Services. Outreach. Support)
                                                                                              Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                              12:30pm - 3:30pm
                                                                                              Sadler Center, Lobby

                                                                                              An opportunity to familiarize yourself with various campus offices and departments that provide student services, outreach, and support throughout your Tribe experience.

                                                                                              Registration Re-Opens
                                                                                              Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                              1pm
                                                                                              Residence Halls, Computer Labs, or Your Own Laptop
                                                                                              Add/Drop period begins for all undergraduate students.
                                                                                                Registration Follow-up
                                                                                                Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                                2pm - 3pm
                                                                                                Swem Library, Room 169
                                                                                                A time to consult with Academic Advising if you have not yet achieved a full-time course schedule of at least 12 credits.
                                                                                                  Introduction to the Sharpe Community Scholars Program
                                                                                                  Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                                  3pm - 4pm
                                                                                                  Spotswood Hall (Botetourt Complex), Lower Lounge
                                                                                                  An introduction presentation for freshmen designated as Sharpe Community Scholars.
                                                                                                    Dinner
                                                                                                    Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                                    6pm - 7pm
                                                                                                    Commons Dining Hall
                                                                                                      Student Organizations and Activities Fair
                                                                                                      Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                                      7pm - 8pm
                                                                                                      Kaplan Arena
                                                                                                      Start the new school year off right! Come check out the multitude of ways to get involved on campus.
                                                                                                        Community Meeting #3
                                                                                                        Tuesday, August 27
                                                                                                        8pm - 9:30pm
                                                                                                        Your Residence Hall
                                                                                                          My First W&M Weekend
                                                                                                          Wednesday, August 28 - Tuesday, September 3
                                                                                                          Across Campus

                                                                                                          Welcome to William & Mary - and your first weekend on-campus! 

                                                                                                            Opening Convocation
                                                                                                            Wednesday, August 28
                                                                                                            5:15pm - 6:30pm
                                                                                                            Wren Yard

                                                                                                            An opportunity for the W&M community to come together to welcome all new students!