New Student Orientation
Thursday, August 26 - Tuesday, August 31
Across Campus
Welcome to the Tribe!
    Swem Library Open
    Saturday, August 28
    10am - 5pm
    Swem Library
    Explore Williamsburg Challenge
    Saturday, August 28
    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.



    Lunch with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
    Saturday, August 28
    11:30am
    Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

    Want to eat lunch but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

    Dinner 
    Saturday, August 28
    5pm - 8pm
    Commons Dining Hall, or Center Court at Sadler

    Residential meal plans begin.

      Union Central Open Hours
      Saturday, August 28
      6pm - 10pm
      Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

      Union Central is W&M's game center. You can rent pool equipment, board games, air hockey, foosball, or play games on the PS4, Xbox, and Wii. Show who’s really the best at Mario Kart from your dorm and, remember, it’s all free. Just bring your ID! 

        Pre-Professional Advising: Education
        Saturday, August 28
        6:15pm - 7pm
        Zoom

        Talk with a Pre-Professional Advisor to learn more about how to develop your academic coursework within this graduate/professional student pursuit. Click "Register for this Event" to access the Zoom room.

          Pre-Professional Advising: Law
          Saturday, August 28
          6:15pm - 7pm
          Zoom

          Talk with a Pre-Professional Advisor to learn more about how to develop your academic coursework within this graduate/professional student pursuit. Click "Register for this Event" to access the Zoom room.

            Pre-Professional Advising: Nursing, Physician's Assistant, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy
            Saturday, August 28
            6:15pm - 7pm
            Zoom

            Talk with a Pre-Professional Advisor to learn more about how to develop your academic coursework within this graduate/professional student pursuit. 

              Dinner with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
              Saturday, August 28
              6:30pm
              Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

              Want to eat dinner but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

              Late Night with STEP
              Saturday, August 28
              7pm - 10pm
              Compton Parking Lot

              Tour the Bee McLeod Recreation Center, get free food, play a few games, and make new friends while rocking out with our house DJ and a student band.

              Pre-Professional Advising: Business
              Saturday, August 28
              7:15pm - 8pm
              Zoom

              Talk with a Pre-Professional Advisor to learn more about how to develop your academic coursework within this graduate/professional student pursuit. Click "Register for this Event" to access the Zoom room.

                Pre-Professional Advising: Engineering
                Saturday, August 28
                7:15pm - 8pm
                Zoom

                Talk with a Pre-Professional Advisor to learn more about how to develop your academic coursework within this graduate/professional student pursuit. Click "Register for this Event" to access the Zoom room.

                  Pre-Professional Advising: Medicine
                  Saturday, August 28
                  7:15pm - 8pm
                  Zoom

                  Talk with a Pre-Professional Advisor to learn more about how to develop your academic coursework within this graduate/professional student pursuit. Click "Register for this Event" to access the Zoom room.

                    Sustainability in the Context of W&M
                    Sunday, August 29 - Wednesday, September 1
                    On Your Own
                    Take a few moments to learn about what it means to be "sustainable" at William & Mary. 
                      Campus Tour with More: Entrepreneurial Thinking (Opportunity 1 of 4)
                      Sunday, August 29
                      10am - 11am
                      Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                      Entrepreneurship is tied to the life of a William & Mary student in more ways than you may realize.

                      Swem Library Open
                      Sunday, August 29
                      10am - 5pm
                      Swem Library
                      Brunch with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
                      Sunday, August 29
                      10:30am
                      Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

                      Want to eat brunch but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

                      William & Mary Field Hockey vs Penn State
                      Sunday, August 29
                      11am - 2pm
                      Williamsburg, Va., Busch Field
                        Choral Auditions
                        Sunday, August 29
                        11am - 3pm
                        Ewell Hall, Room 151

                        Interested in joining one of W&M's choral ensembles? Auditions for W&M Choir, Barksdale Treble Chorus, & The Botetourt Chamber Singers are in Ewell 151. Click the link to sign up for an audition.

                          William & Mary Women's Soccer vs Northwestern
                          Sunday, August 29
                          11:30am - 1:30pm
                          Williamsburg, Va., Martin Family Stadium at Albert-Daly Field
                            Campus Tour with More: Entrepreneurial Thinking (Opportunity 2 of 4)
                            Sunday, August 29
                            3pm - 4pm
                            Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                            Entrepreneurship is tied to the life of a William & Mary student in more ways than you may realize.

                            Union Central Open Hours
                            Sunday, August 29
                            6pm - 10pm
                            Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                            Union Central is W&M's game center. You can rent pool equipment, board games, air hockey, foosball, or play games on the PS4, Xbox, and Wii. Show who’s really the best at Mario Kart from your dorm and, remember, it’s all free. Just bring your ID! 

                              Dinner with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
                              Sunday, August 29
                              6:30pm
                              Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

                              Want to eat dinner but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

                              Post Office Open
                              Monday, August 30
                              8am - 5:30pm
                              Sadler Center, Ground Floor
                                Brunch with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
                                Monday, August 30
                                8:30am
                                Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

                                Want to eat breakfast but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

                                Campus Tour with More: Entrepreneurial Thinking (Opportunity 3 of 4)
                                Monday, August 30
                                10am - 11am
                                Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                                Entrepreneurship is tied to the life of a William & Mary student in more ways than you may realize.

                                Chinese Studies Language Placement
                                Monday, August 30
                                10am - 3pm
                                Washington Hall, Room 316


                                  Choral Auditions
                                  Monday, August 30
                                  10am - 4pm
                                  Ewell Hall

                                  Interested in joining one of W&M's choral ensembles? Auditions for W&M Choir, Barksdale Treble Chorus, & The Botetourt Chamber Singers are in Ewell 151. Click the link to sign up for an audition.

                                    Campus Tour with More: Entrepreneurial Thinking (Opportunity 4 of 4)
                                    Monday, August 30
                                    11am - 12pm
                                    Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                                    Entrepreneurship is tied to the life of a William & Mary student in more ways than you may realize.

                                    Lunch with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
                                    Monday, August 30
                                    11:30am
                                    Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

                                    Want to eat lunch but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

                                    Boswell Hall Dedication
                                    Monday, August 30
                                    11:30am - 12pm
                                    Boswell Hall (formerly Morton Hall), Exterior, Front Door Landing

                                    Please join President Katherine A. Rowe and honored guests for the dedication of John E. Boswell Hall on Monday, August 30, at 11:30 a.m. 

                                    Fraternity & Sorority Meet & Greet
                                    Monday, August 30
                                    3:30pm - 5pm
                                    Sunken Garden

                                    Hang out at our informal gathering for new students. Information on fraternities, sororities, and the recruitment process are available.

                                      Theatre, Speech, & Dance Open House
                                      Monday, August 30
                                      4:30pm - 5:30pm
                                      Kimball Theatre

                                      Join us to meet faculty, new students, and catch up with familiar faces! We welcome any and all questions about our upcoming season, changes to the format of classes, and how you can get involved!

                                        Dinner with STEP's Welcome Ambassador!
                                        Monday, August 30
                                        5:30pm
                                        Sadler Center, Meet at the Terrace

                                        Want to eat dinner but don't want to eat alone? Join the Welcome Days Lunch GroupMe and meet up with Jordan on the Sadler Terrace!

                                        Union Central Open Hours
                                        Monday, August 30
                                        6pm - 10pm
                                        Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                                        Union Central is W&M's game center. You can rent pool equipment, board games, air hockey, foosball, or play games on the PS4, Xbox, and Wii. Show who’s really the best at Mario Kart from your dorm and, remember, it’s all free. Just bring your ID! 

                                          Center for Student Diversity (CSD) Showcase
                                          Monday, August 30
                                          6:30pm - 8:30pm
                                          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

                                          Meet other new students, CSD staff, and over 40 different diversity student organizations to learn about resources and opportunities.

                                            Student Organization & Activities Fair  (SOAF 1 of 2)
                                            Monday, August 30
                                            8pm - 10pm
                                            Kaplan Arena

                                            A great opportunity for you to explore opportunities to get involved. Monday night you can meet:

                                            • Civic Engagement and Community Service organizations
                                            • Common Interest organizations
                                            • Media and Publications organizations
                                            • Club Sports organizations

                                              AMP: Monday Night Fever
                                              Monday, August 30
                                              8:30pm - 11:30pm
                                              Sadler Center

                                              Wondering how to celebrate the beginning of the Fall semester? Join AMP to roll into the new school year! The Special Events Committee invites you to Monday Night Fever - a vintage 70’s/Disco roller rink. 

                                                "Main Characters Gotta Eat Too" Campus Tour with More
                                                Tuesday, August 31
                                                10am
                                                Sadler Center, Lodge 1

                                                Use this time to get to know other students and William & Mary! This time will be spent exploring eating places in CW and scenes around campus that make you feel like a main character from a movie. Meet in Lodge 1 of the Sadler Center.

                                                  Take Your Education Global!
                                                  Tuesday, August 31
                                                  10am - 12pm
                                                  Sadler Terrace

                                                  Take your academic pursuits international! Join the Global Education Office on the Sadler Terrace to learn about your study abroad options.

                                                    Choral Auditions
                                                    Tuesday, August 31
                                                    10am - 4pm
                                                    Ewell Hall

                                                    Interested in joining one of W&M's choral ensembles? Auditions for W&M Choir, Barksdale Treble Chorus, & The Botetourt Chamber Singers are in Ewell 151. Click the link to sign up for an audition.

                                                      Add/Drop period begins
                                                      Tuesday, August 31
                                                      1pm
                                                      Location not specified

                                                      Add/Drop period begins at 1pm.

                                                      Juniors and Seniors may elect to take a course Pass/Fail or Audit

                                                        ROTC Open House
                                                        Tuesday, August 31
                                                        1pm - 2pm
                                                        Sadler Center, Tidewater A
                                                          Entrepreneurship Center Open House
                                                          Tuesday, August 31
                                                          3pm - 5pm
                                                          Tribe Square, The Hub

                                                          Every organization has a home on campus—the Hub at Tribe Square is ours! 

                                                            Union Central Open Hours
                                                            Tuesday, August 31
                                                            6pm - 10pm
                                                            Sadler Center, Union Central (Ground Floor)

                                                            Union Central is W&M's game center. You can rent pool equipment, board games, air hockey, foosball, or play games on the PS4, Xbox, and Wii. Show who’s really the best at Mario Kart from your dorm and, remember, it’s all free. Just bring your ID! 

                                                              Student Organization & Activities Fair  (SOAF 2 of 2)
                                                              Tuesday, August 31
                                                              8pm - 10pm
                                                              Kaplan Arena

                                                              A great opportunity for you to explore opportunities to get involved. Tuesday night you meet:

                                                              • Academic & Professional development organizations
                                                              • Culture & Identity organizations
                                                              • Performance & Arts organizations
                                                              • Spirituality, Faith & Religion organizations