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Are You Mad About Chocolate? 

You can enjoy the sweet treats of Williamsburg and help the college at the same time! Mad About Chocolate, our neighborhood chocolate café, will donate 16.93% of all online cookie orders made before July 1 to the William & Mary!
Six W&M Programs Honored with Public Recognition Awards
The William and Mary Athletics Department continued to demonstrate its excellence in the classroom on Wednesday with six programs earning Public Recognition Awards
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June 2015
Incoming Family Newsletter 
Dear W&M Families,

To the Class of 2019 parents, congratulations! We know you and your student have worked tirelessly to get here and we hope you have enjoyed the journey. Transfer parents, we are overjoyed that you have chosen William & Mary as your second home. All of you, welcome to the Tribe!

The spring semester has come and gone and the summer heat is upon us. Although most students are away for the summer, there is still plenty of news to share. Below you will find information on the new College Curriculum, insurance requirements, study abroad, and so much more.

Enjoy your summer and we look forward to seeing you at Family Orientation, August 21-22.

Julie Dobson '78 and Chet Thaker P'17, P'19
Parent & Family Council Co-Chairs
Commencement Keynote
This year's graduating class had the privilege of having Condoleezza Rice, first female African-American Secretary of State, as their Commencement Keynote Speaker. Check out her remarks and feel inspired.
Commencement 2015: Rice's keynote speech
Commencement 2015: Rice's keynote speech
The College Curriculum
The Class of 2019 will be the first W&M students to experience the new College Curriculum. This is an amazing opportunity to receive a true liberal arts education. 

Curious as to what a liberal arts education entails? Visit the College Curriculum website to learn more and join us at Family Orientation to hear from faculty.
Insurance Requirement
Cypher William & Mary requires all full-time undergraduate and graduate students and all F-1 & J-1 international students to have adequate health insurance coverage throughout the school year as a condition of enrollment. Every academic year, these students must either elect to enroll or waive the W&M-sponsored Student Insurance Plan to comply with this requirement. To waive out of or to enroll in the sponsored plan, carefully select the link to the appropriate form on the College of William & Mary online insurance student center. W&M's Insurance Student Center will open for submissions on or around 6/1. 2015-2016 Enrollment requests are due by 7/31 and Waiver requests are due by 8/31.
Get the Most from Summer Vacation
Summer is a wonderful opportunity to relax, but also a chance to gain valuable skills.  Help your students utilize their summer - whether they are working, travelling, or enjoying their time at home.  Check out these tips on getting the most out of summer.  And visit the Cohen Career Center next fall for more valuable information regarding services, programs, and events. 
Summer Planning for Study Abroad
From Antigua and Australia to South Africa and Russia, W&M students are traveling far and wide to participate in the Global Education Office's 16 summer abroad programs. If your student is considering studying abroad during his or her time at W&M, summer is a great time to start planning

Have questions? The Global Education Office is here to help.
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"To ensure the resources available to our daughters endure into the future, we support the Parents Fund, which helps provide scholarship assistance, supports student life experiences in the classroom, on the field and in the world, and provides exceptional programs that contribute to the core qualities of a William & Mary education.


Please join us in supporting this one-of-a-kind community by making a gift to the Parents Fund before the end of the college's fiscal year on June 30."


John and Wendy Dickinson P'15, P'18

Parent & Family Council Cohen Career Center Chairs


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