First day of classes
Wednesday, September 1
All day
Location not specified

First day of classes. NDS registration begins

    Suicide Prevention Month September 2021
    Wednesday, September 1 - Thursday, September 30

    In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month.

      My First W&M Weekend
      Thursday, September 2 - Tuesday, September 7
      Across Campus

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

        W&M Varsity Esports Interest Form
        Thursday, September 2 - Tuesday, September 7

        W&M Varsity Esports is recruiting players for the 2021-2022 season! We have 12 brand new high spec gaming computers, custom varsity jerseys, and coaches for a variety of games. Please fill out the form if you are interested!

          On-Campus Student Employment Fair
          Thursday, September 2
          9am - 11am
          Sadler Center, Chesapeake A

          Come to this in-person event to meet campus employers, explore opportunities, and learn how to apply! Hourly and Federal Work-Study positions available. Open to all current undergraduate and graduate students.

            Arts & Sciences Open House
            Thursday, September 2
            3pm - 4pm
            Ewell Hall, Front Porch

            Take a break during your second day of classes to meet the Dean of Arts & Sciences and her team.

            Iraq and Afghanistan: A policy discussion with Emma Ashford
            Thursday, September 2
            7pm - 8pm
            Blow Memorial Hall, Room 331

            Emma Ashford, a current senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, is coming with the Concerned Veterans for America to discuss Iraq and Afghanistan military strategies. Come join this discussion and Q&A on a timely, important topic!

              Virginia Symphony Orchestra to perform ‘Symphony Under the Stars’ 
              Thursday, September 2
              7:30pm - 9:30pm
              Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka, Exterior

              The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will visit William & Mary to perform a free concert at The Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka

                Class of 2024 Welcome Ice Cream Social
                Thursday, September 2
                8pm - 9:30pm
                Sadler Center, Tidewater Rooms

                Join STEP for a late night treat and to re-connect with your classmates before next week's convocation!

                Catholic Campus Ministry - Ice Cream Run after Holy Hour
                Thursday, September 2
                10pm - 11pm
                Williamsburg House of Mercy, 10 Harrison Avenue

                In an attempt to build relationships centered around Christ, Catholic Campus Ministry would like to invite new and returning students for free ice cream following the 9-10pm Holy Hour.

                Services Opportunities & Support Fair
                Friday, September 3
                9:30am - 11:30am
                Sadler Center, Sadler Terrace if the weather holds, otherwise the Sadler Atrium
                Come out to the SOS Fair to get to know all of the services and accommodations available for students at W&M!
                  Agape Christian Fellowship
                  Friday, September 3
                  7pm - 8pm
                  Integrated Science Center (ISC), Room 1127

                  Come out for praise and worship in the first large group of the semester! Join us to meet incoming and returning members as well as an activity for further bonding. Hope to see you there!

                    Meridian Coffeehouse Open House / Meet n Greet!
                    Friday, September 3
                    7pm - 8:30pm
                    Meridan Coffeehouse, 206 S Boundary

                    Come meet current Meridian staff and learn more about our events!

                      Catholic Campus Ministry - Freshman Pie Night
                      Friday, September 3
                      7pm - 9pm
                      Williamsburg House of Mercy, 10 Harrison Avenue

                      Anyone interested in investigating the student Catholic community on campus is welcome to join for pie!

                      7th Grade Sketch Comedy's "Best Of" Show
                      Friday, September 3
                      8pm - 9pm
                      Ewell Hall, Room 107

                      7th Grade’s annual Fall “Best Of” show is a one-hour live comedy performance featuring original and self-produced sketches. 

                        Ghost Tour!
                        Friday, September 3
                        8:20pm - 9:30pm
                        345 Duke of Gloucester Street

                        Students will meet at 345 Duke of Gloucester Street for a ghost tour of campus and Colonial Williamsburg.

                          Explore Williamsburg Challenge
                          Saturday, September 4
                          10:30am - 12:30pm
                          Location not specified

                          Get to know your new local community, connect with other students, learn how to get the most out of being a Williamsburg resident, and receive W&M swag. This civic scavenger hunt is all within easy walking distance to campus.

                          W&M Club Rowing - Trip to the Boathouse
                          Saturday, September 4
                          11am - 2pm
                          Sadler Center, Meet Behind Sadler

                          WM Club Rowing will be hosting a boathouse tour! Come check out our boats and equipment, meet some new people, and spend a fun morning outdoors at the Chickahominy River. 

                            Opening Fellowship Picnic! - Canterbury Episcopal Church at W&M
                            Saturday, September 4
                            12pm - 1pm
                            Sunken Garden

                            Canterbury will be hosting an opening fellowship event as a bring your own lunch event on the sunken gardens! Bring a lunch and come hang out!

                              Muscarelle Museum Chalk Art Competition!
                              Saturday, September 4
                              12pm - 4:30pm
                              Sadler Center, Sadler Terrace and Crim Dell Corridor

                              Join in the Muscarelle Museum Chalk Art Competition during My First W&M Weekend. Grab a group of friends and get ready to have some artistic fun! Compete for fun AND $5900 in Cash Prizes! Registration requested, not required. 

                                The Muscarelle Museum Chalk Art Competition during My First W&M Weekend
                                Saturday, September 4
                                12pm - 4:30pm
                                Sadler Terrace & Crim Dell Corridor

                                Student Assembly, Student Leadership Development, and STEP are sponsoring participation in the Muscarelle Museum of Art 1st Annual National Driveway Chalk Art Competition. 

                                  Catholic Campus Ministry - Scavenger Hunt
                                  Saturday, September 4
                                  2pm - 4pm
                                  Williamsburg House of Mercy, 10 Harrison Avenue

                                  You are invited to the annual Catholic Campus Ministry scavenger hunt! It will be a day of fun puzzles to figure out as you head around campus to solve the clues.

                                    24 Hour Play Festival Auditions! - Alpha Psi Omega
                                    Saturday, September 4
                                    5pm - 9pm
                                    Campus Center, Little Theatre

                                    Alpha Psi Omega's annual 24 Hour Play Festival benefitting Clowns Without Borders returns! All who apply to write and direct will participate, and all who audition will be cast! Apply by filling out the interest form by noon 9/4, if possible.

                                      Tribal Fever - Away Trip to W&M @ UVA
                                      Saturday, September 4 - Sunday, September 5
                                      5pm - 1am
                                      Scott Stadium, UVA, Charlottesville

                                      Tribal Fever plans on sponsoring an away game to the football season opener game at UVA on September 4th. Transportation and tickets will be provided to attendees, with priority for Tribal Fever members.

                                      Ghost Tour!
                                      Saturday, September 4
                                      8:20pm - 9:30pm
                                      345 Duke of Gloucester Street

                                      Students will meet at 345 Duke of Gloucester Street for a ghost tour of campus and Colonial Williamsburg.

                                        Sunken Barden
                                        Sunday, September 5
                                        3:30pm - 5pm
                                        Crim Dell Meadow

                                        We're welcoming returning and prospective members to the new semester! Every participant will pick a role out of a hat and work their scene for an hour before performing it for the rest of the group. Come have some Shakespearean fun in the sun!

                                          S'mores with S'methodists - Wesley Campus Ministry
                                          Sunday, September 5
                                          5pm - 6pm
                                          Wesley House, 526 Jamestown Road

                                          Welcome to William & Mary! Wesley's first event of the semester will be S'mores with S'methodists, an evening filled with toasting marshmallows, grilling, and telling some spooky stories. We hope to see you there!

                                          Catholic Campus Ministry - Welcome Block Party
                                          Sunday, September 5
                                          6pm - 8pm
                                          Williamsburg House of Mercy, 10 Harrison Avenue

                                          You are invited to a night of food, fun, and new friends! Our annual Catholic Campus Ministry Block Party will be in the parking lot outside the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, and food will be catered

                                          24 Hour Play Festival! - Alpha Psi Omega
                                          Sunday, September 5
                                          7pm - 8pm
                                          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                          Alpha Psi Omega's annual 24 Hour Play Festival benefitting Clowns Without Borders returns! Come out to watch original 10-minute works written, directed, and performed by students! Tickets are free, with a suggested donation of $3.

                                            Snow Cones With STEP!
                                            Monday, September 6
                                            12pm - 2pm
                                            Sadler Center, Sadler Terrace

                                            Join STEP in our celebration of the new school year with snow cones provided by Sno-To-Go!

                                            First-Round Tour Guide Interviews
                                            Tuesday, September 7 - Thursday, September 9
                                            12pm - 1:30pm
                                            Admission (Undergraduate), Session Room

                                            Share your William & Mary experience with prospective students and their families through our campus tours! Being a Tour Guide is among the most impactful ways you can shape the future legacy of W&M.  

                                              Opening Evening Prayer Service - Canterbury Episcopal Church at W&M
                                              Tuesday, September 7
                                              5:30pm - 6pm
                                              Wren Chapel

                                              Come join us regardless of faith background for a peaceful service of said evening prayer in the historic Wren Chapel! The service will be about 30 minutes.

                                                Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) Interest Meeting
                                                Tuesday, September 7
                                                6:30pm - 8pm
                                                Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Room 1069 and via Zoom

                                                Learn more about the Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, W&M's only co-ed professional business fraternity, and meet our executive team!

                                                  Kilwins and Computer Science
                                                  Tuesday, September 7
                                                  7pm - 8pm
                                                  Wren Yard, Sunken Garden side

                                                  Come walk with the Society of Women in Computing to Kilwins and grab an ice cream cone or fun treat! Get to know our exec board and what our club is all about!

                                                    Fall 2021 Virtual Career Diversity Expo
                                                    Wednesday, September 8
                                                    12pm - 2pm

                                                    The morning features a panel to discuss the issues and trends in navigating the workforce as a diverse candidate. In the afternoon, students participate in an employer showcase to speak with representatives in one-on-one settings.

                                                      [POSTPONED] Opening Convocation
                                                      Friday, September 10
                                                      Wren Yard

                                                      Due to inclement weather, Opening Convocation will now take place on Friday, September 10. We look forward to this opportunity for the W&M community to come together to welcome all new students! Update: Masks will now be required for this event.

                                                        W&M Recognizes National Hazing Prevention Week
                                                        Monday, September 20 - Saturday, September 25
                                                        Location not specified

                                                        The W&M Hazing Prevention Coalition (HPC) will recognize National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) with activities and resources between September 20th and October 3rd. 

                                                          7th Annual Great Williamsburg Adventure Race
                                                          Thursday, September 23 - Sunday, September 26
                                                          Across Campus & the Greater Williamsburg Area

                                                          Grab a friend and prepare yourself for the 7th Annual Great Williamsburg Adventure Race! Teams race throughout Williamsburg, completing unique challenges, decoding puzzles, and solving riddles, in a quest for fabulous prizes and ultimate glory.


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