Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get copies of my transcripts?
Official College transcripts can be ordered online by visiting www.wm.edu/registrar. Click on "student records," then on to "transcripts." Or, requests can be mailed to: The College of William and Mary, Office of the University Registrar, Attention:
- P.0. Box 8795
- Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795.
How do I change my address?
You may change your address by contacting the Alumni Records and Information office at the Alumni Association at 757.221.1178 or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Or, you may update your records online, once you have joined my1693.
How do I nominate someone for the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors?
For information regarding the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors, visit www.wmalumni.com/?page=bylaws.
What are the words to the Alma Mater?
You can sing it out loud and strong anytime you want to by clicking onto
How can I contact my favorite William and Mary professor?
Contact the Alumni Records and Information office at the Alumni Association at 757.221.1178 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be happy to accommodate your request.
How does the William and Mary football team look this year?
Visit the William and Mary Athletic office website at www.tribeathletics.com and click on “Football” to get the latest information on this year’s team and schedule.
What’s happening in Williamsburg these days?
The best way to keep up with what’s happening in Williamsburg and in the Historic Triangle is to log on to the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily, the Daily Press or the Virginia Gazette.
How can I make William and Mary stronger?
There are so many ways that alumni and friends can make the College better. Log on to www.wmalumni.com/?25ways to get the Alumni Association’s top 25!
How can I find William and Mary alumni in my area?
Visit www.wmalumni.com and click on Chapters and Groups. Each alumni chapter will have a list of area contacts. This is a great way to meet people in your area!
When is my next class reunion?
Reunions are officially celebrated every five years. Visit www.wmalumni.com and click on Reunions at the top of the screen to get the latest information regarding your class reunions.
What should I do if my child is considering applying to William and Mary?
You can get great information regarding the entire application process, arranging visits and tours of campus and even financial aid by visiting the Admission Office page on the William and Mary website. Just visit www.wm.edu/admission.
How can I donate to the College?
It’s easy to give to the College! Just visit the William and Mary Office of Development website at www.wm.edu/giving/waystogive/index.php. Or, call the office of Donor Relations at 1.866.448.3296 or the Gift Accounting Office at 757.221.1008.
How can I find out what famous people went to William and Mary?
You will be so impressed to peruse this list! Visit www.wmalumni.com/?notable_alumni.
How do I submit a message into the Class Notes section of the Alumni Magazine?
It’s easy to get your message into the Alumni Magazine’s Class Notes. Just send an email to the folks in the Alumni Communication’s department (email@example.com.)
How can I get in touch with my old College roommate?
Contact the Office of Alumni Records and Information Services at 757.221.1178 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request information.
How can I order a William and Mary sweatshirt?
It’s easy to wear your school colors wherever you are! Visit the William and Mary Alumni Gift Shop at www.wmalumnigiftshop.com and check out a wide variety of clothing and gift items.
How do I get to the Alumni House?
The Alumni House is easy to find! Visit maps.google.com for a map to the Alumni House, which is located at
- One Alumni Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23187
Here are directions to the Alumni House from I-64:
- From I-64, take exit 238. At the second set of lights (Route 132,) turn right. Turn right again at the next set of lights (Route 60 Bypass). Follow Bypass Rd. to where it ends and intersects with Richmond Rd. Turn Left at the light onto Richmond Rd. At the third set of lights, you will see Walter F. Zable Stadium on the right. The Alumni House is located just before the stadium. Turn right at the light and bear right. Turn right into the small parking lot at the front of the Alumni House or continue driving along the rear of the House. Turn right at the stop sign. More Alumni House parking is located along the wooded area on your left and is indicated by signs.
How do I nominate someone for the Alumni Medallion?
Know someone deserving of the Alumni Association’s most prestigious award? The Alumni Medallion recognizes outstanding members of the alumni community for exemplary accomplishments in their professional lives, services to the community, state or nation and loyalty and commitment to the College. For more information visit www.wmalumni.com and click on “awards and forms,” then “alumni medallion”.
Can the Alumni Association help me save money on hotel rooms when I visit Williamsburg?
The Alumni Association and Hersha Hospitality, Inc. have teamed up to offer all alumni and parents a 20% discount on the Residence Inn by Marriott (www.marriott.com/phfrw or 757.941.2000) and the Springhill Suites by Marriott (www.marriott.com/phfsh or 757.941.3000,) both conveniently located on Richmond Road. Be sure to mention your affiliation with the William and Mary Alumni Association.
Is it possible to get a new copy of my diploma?
Contact the Registrar’s office at 757.221.2800 or www.wm.edu/registrar/diplomas.php. There is a $25 fee for this service and it takes approximately 4 weeks to receive your new diploma.
Can I get a new copy of my yearbook?
Yes. Contact the Colonial Echo office at www.people.wm.edu/~colech or email email@example.com for more information.