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SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION For presentation links and details, visit: https://events.wm.edu/orientationspring


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

OFFICES OPEN

Bursar's Office, 108 Blow Hall Financial Aid, 124 Blow Hall Student Accessibility Services, Virtual Only University Registrar, 240 Blow Hall Student Health Center, McLeod-Tyler Wellness Center* *Student Health Center & Bursar's Office close at 4 PM.

8:00 AM 4:30 PM 9:00 AM 2:00 PM

MAILBOX KEY PICK-UP (SADLER CENTER, FIRST FLOOR) RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS (UNITY HALL) - RESIDENCE HALL CHECK-IN/MOVE-IN - ORIENTATION CHECK-IN - TRIBE CARD PICK-UP

2:00 PM 3:00 PM

COMMUTER STUDENTS (UNITY HALL) - ORIENTATION CHECK-IN - TRIBE CARD PICK-UP

3:30 PM

REMOTE STUDENTS (OA ZOOM LINK) - ORIENTATION CHECK-IN

3:30 PM 4:00 PM

FOUNDATIONS & NEW BEGINNINGS Meet your OAs and other students in your Orientation Group.

4:00 PM 5:00 PM

YOUR NEW TRIBE HOME (LIVE SYNCHRONOUS) Learn about on-campus life and opportunities.

5:00 PM 8:00 PM

DINNER (COMMONS DINING HALL) All meals are provided to new students for the duration of orientation using the wristband issued during check-in.


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

FRIDAY CONT. 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

WELCOME TO YOUR WILLIAM & MARY A virtual introduction to William & Mary and a kick off to the Spring Orientation programs!

ALL DAY

LANTERN TOUR OF HISTORIC CAMPUS (HTTPS://YOUTU.BE/VWV_3ODT-IW)

8:00 PM -

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

9:30 PM

(SADLER CENTER TERRACE) Use this time to get to know other students who are new to W&M -- or spend it focusing on your own well-being.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 7:00 AM -

BREAKFAST (COMMONS DINING HALL)

9:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

ACADEMIC

SUCCESS, AN INSIDER'S GUIDE

(REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS) COMPUTER PICK-UP (W&M BOOKSTORE) If you placed an order for a laptop, you can pick it up at the W&M Bookstore.

10:30 AM 11:30 AM

WE ENHANCE YOUR CAMPUS EXPERIENCE (LIVE SYNCHRONOUS) Learn how Auxiliary Services works to make your campus experience the best it can be!


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

SATURDAY CONT. 11:00 AM -

LUNCH (COMMONS DINING HALL)

2:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:30 PM

COMMUNITY

CONNECTIONS

(SADLER CENTER) Use this time getting to know other new students -- or spend it focusing on your own well-being.

2:00 PM 4:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM 3:30 PM 4:45 PM 4:45 PM 5:15 PM 5:00 PM -

INTERNATIONAL

NEW STUDENT

ORIENTATION (OPPORTUNITY 3 OF 4) CULTIVATING

AUTHENTIC EXCELLENCE

(REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS) STUDENT

SUCCESS IN THE W&M

COMMUNITY (REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS) CONDUCT

& HONOR PLEDGE

(REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS) DINNER (COMMONS DINING HALL)

8:00 PM 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

W&M

BOOKSTORE WELCOMES YOU!

(W&M BOOKSTORE) OAs will meet students in front of the W&M Bookstore at their designated tour time to walk through the W&M Bookstore with a store employee to learn about the process for choosing and buying books.

7:00 PM 10:00 PM

A

NIGHT OUT IN WILLIAMSBURG:

MERCHANTS SQUARE & ICE SKATING


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24 7:00 AM -

BREAKFAST (COMMONS DINING HALL)

9:00 AM 11:00 AM 1 PM

BRING

YOUR OWN BRUNCH (BYOB)

MILITARY VETERAN STUDENT MEET-UP (LIVE SYNCHRONOUS) Non-Traditional Aged and Military Veteran new students are highly encouraged to join current students for a frank conversation about overcoming first-semester hurdles and how the student veterans group can support you through your university experience.

11:00 AM -

LUNCH (COMMONS DINING HALL)

2:00 PM ALL DAY

TAKING W&M GLOBAL (ASYNCHRONOUS) W&M values global experiences. Through many activities the Global Education Office supports student development and works to address barriers to those experiences through student programming and the administration of study abroad scholarships.

ALL DAY

THE

WASHINGTON CENTER: YOUR

CAMPUS IN THE CITY (ASYNCHRONOUS) Add a semester in Washington, DC to your bucket list. Come learn about all the opportunities your campus in the city has to offer!


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

SUNDAY CONT. 12:30 PM 1:15 PM

BUILDING A LIBERAL ARTS EXPERIENCE FOR WHAT IS NEXT...FOR THE CLASS OF '24 (LIVE SYNCHRONOUS) All degree-seeking Class of 2024 students will be introduced to two campus resources that support a successful spring semester transition: the Office of Academic Advising and the Cohen Career Center.

1:15 PM 2:00 PM

BUILDING A LIBERAL ARTS EXPERIENCE FOR WHAT IS NEXT...FOR UPPER-LEVEL STUDENTS!

(LIVE SYNCHRONOUS)

All degree-seeking upper-level students will be introduced to two campus resources that support a successful spring semester transition: the Office of Academic Advising and the Cohen Career Center. 1:30 PM 3:15 PM 2:00 PM 6:00 PM

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS (SADLER CENTER) ACADEMIC ADVISING WITH YOUR ASSIGNED FACULTY ADVISOR (ADVISING WINDOW 1 OF 2)

3:30 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM -

ONE

TRIBE, MANY STORIES

(REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS) DINNER (COMMONS DINING HALL)

8:00 PM 6:30 PM 10:00 PM

A NIGHT OUT IN WILLIAMSBURG: GHOST TOURS


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

MONDAY, JANUARY 25 7:00 AM -

BREAKFAST (COMMONS DINING HALL)

10:00 AM 8:00 AM 4:00 PM

ACADEMIC ADVISING WITH YOUR ASSIGNED FACULTY ADVISOR (ADVISING WINDOW 2 OF 2)

8:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 11:00 AM -

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS (SADLER CENTER) MAKING A TRIBE CHOICE (REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS) LUNCH (COMMONS DINING HALL)

2:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:45 PM

MID-YEAR STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES FAIR: COMMON INTEREST ORGS & CLUB SPORTS

1:30 PM 3:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS (SADLER CENTER) ACADEMIC ADVISING DROP-IN HOURS (HTTPS://CWM.ZOOM.US/J/97845737049) Students who have not yet connected with their PreMajor Faculty Advisors or have additional questions about their course registration/planning process can use this time to connect with a professional Academic Advisor.

3:00 PM 4:00 PM

ENSURING COMMUNITY AT W&M (REMOTE SYNCHRONOUS)


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

MONDAY CONT. 5:00 PM -

DINNER (COMMONS DINING HALL)

8:00 PM 5:30 PM -

COURSE

REGISTRATION CONTINUES

6:30 PM

(FOR NEW SPRING STUDENTS ONLY)

7:00 PM -

A NIGHT IN: SAMPLING THE SADLER

9:00 PM

CENTER (SADLER CENTER)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26 7:00 AM -

BREAKFAST (COMMONS DINING HALL)

10:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:30 AM

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS (SADLER CENTER)

10:45 AM -

SWEM LIBRARY TOURS

11:45 AM

(OPPORTUNITY 1 OF 2) OAs will meet students on the Sadler Center Terrace and head to the Swem Library for a brief walk-through to become familiar with the building and its services.

11:00 AM -

LUNCH (COMMONS DINING HALL)

2:00 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM

CAREER

READINESS KICKOFF: UTILIZING

THE COHEN CAREER CENTER IN SPRING 2021 (VIRTUAL COHEN CAREER CENTER)


SPRING 2021 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

TUESDAY CONT. 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:45 PM

ADD/DROP PERIOD OPENS MID-YEAR STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES FAIR: CULTURE/IDENTITY, SPIRITUALITY/FAITH/RELIGION, & PERFORMANCE/ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

3:00 PM 3:45 PM

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH PRESIDENT KATHERINE ROWE & NIAID DIRECTOR ANTHONY FAUCI

4:00 PM 4:30 PM

CAREER READINESS KICKOFF: INTERNSHIP SEARCH (VIRTUAL COHEN CAREER CENTER)

4:00 PM -

SWEM LIBRARY TOURS

5:00 PM

(OPPORTUNITY 2 OF 2) OAs will meet students on the Sadler Center Terrace and head to the Swem Library for a brief walk-through to become familiar with the building and its services.

5:00 PM -

DINNER (COMMONS DINING HALL)

8:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:15 PM

MID-YEAR STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES FAIR: CULTURE/IDENTITY, SPIRITUALITY/FAITH/RELIGION, & PERFORMANCE/ARTS ORGANIZATIONS


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