July 2022
I cannot believe it's already July! It has been wonderful to meet so many of you this month during Welcome Events.

We are excited to share our big announcements ahead of the holiday weekend! First, from June 30 to July 5, all Class of 2026 gear will be 15% offUse the code JULY4 at checkout to receive 15% off. Now is the perfect time to order W&M gear for you and the whole family! Second, in the latter half of July, we will be opening registration for Family Weekend. Family Weekend is scheduled for September 23-25, 2022. We will notify you when registration opens, and we hope you're able to make it!

If we haven't met yet, looking forward to seeing you in July and August.

S. Mark Sikes, Ph.D.
Vice Dean for Student Success
Have you still not purchased Class gear?
Shop our biggest sale yet with code "JULY4"
The sale will open June 30 and close July 5. You must use code "JULY4" to apply the promotion to your cart. Gear includes family shirts, student shirts, class hats, backpacks, and Joint Degree Programme merch.
Upcoming Tribe Guide Deadlines
July 1: Registration for W&M Pathways closes; eServices
Authorized User set-up recommended deadline
July 15: Deadline to send in official IB, AP, Cambridge, and other test reports to to the Office of the University Registra
July 22: Registration for 7 Generations closes
Webinar Family Friday: Health & Wellness
July 8, 2022 | 4-5 PM EST
Join us next Friday to meet Health & Wellness staff and learn about the College's commitment to health and wellness, and the options and care available to your student!

All sessions will be recorded. Zoom link to come.
Regional New Student and Family Events
Locations such as New Jersey, New York, Charlotte, and more!
This summer, we are welcoming our fall 2022 new students and their families to the Tribe with in-person and virtual events! These events offer students and their families the opportunity to begin building the strong community that will support them throughout their William & Mary journey.

Space is limited for these events, so each new student and family will be encouraged to register for, and attend, only one welcome event each season.

Find and register for a welcome event near you using the link below!
Follow Parent & Family Programs on Social Media
Follow us on instagram @wm_families and our Facebook page: W&M Parent and Family Programs to stay up to date on important deadlines, learn about volunteer opportunities, and see on-campus and off-campus resources!

We want parents and families to have all of the resources necessary for their William & Mary experience to be as enriching and rewarding as possible.
Summer Visit Oppurtunities
Be our guest! We've welcomed many noteworthy visitors in our 328-year history and we can't wait to welcome you as well. Information sessions are led by a member of the Undergraduate Admission Office Dean's staff and guided campus tours are led by current William & Mary students.

Come see our beautiful campus -- whether that is in-person or virtual!
Register for 7 Generations
7 Generations is a pre-orientation program focused on sustainability and community engagement. It's your opportunity to build and serve community at the start of your W&M experience. In teams of eight, with two upperclassmen student leaders, 7 Generations participants spend the four days before Orientation volunteering, living, and exploring their new community together.

Our 7 Generations program is free to first generation and low-income students. A limited number of $75 scholarships are also available.
The Tribe Guide is Live!
The Tribe Guide is your student's one-stop online source for information about what they need to do before they arrive in Williamsburg this fall. From advising and registration to housing and meal plans, the Tribe Guide is here to help your student make a smooth transition to college life.

Please note that it is your student's responsibility to complete all questionnaires, educational modules, applications, etc. in the student checklist. Check out the Parent & Family Checklist for your own to-do's!
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Download the W&M Mobile App
William & Mary offers a convenient app that allows you to access essential information anywhere, anytime on your mobile device – available for iOSAndroid and mobile web. W&M Mobile provides a variety of campus information and services for the university community. The W&M mobile app will also prove extremely helpful for you and your student when they arrive on campus this fall, with quick links to access their course schedule, grades, and emergency notifications.
Parent & Family Council
The Parent & Family Council (PFC) is a community of parent donors and volunteer leaders who are dedicated to increasing parent engagement and philanthropy, promoting William & Mary, and strengthening the Tribe family. PFC families enhance student life and student success initiatives by giving and raising vital funds for the Parents Fund and programs across the university. As parent ambassadors, PFC members welcome new Tribe families and help them navigate life with a college student. Members also meet faculty and administrators, provide parent perspectives to William & Mary’s senior leadership, and learn about university initiatives and priorities.
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