Services for Students

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Being a Law Student

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Being a Student at William & Mary

The William & Mary Office of Academic Wellbeing and the Law School Academic Success Program are designed to hone the study skills needed for academic success.

The university's Office of the Dean of Students provides important services to all students. It manages the Student Conduct processes, including responding to students who have experienced sexual harassment and sexual assault. Information on discrimination-related resources can be found within this office as well.  It provides administrative coordination of the Honor System.  In conjunction with the Law School, it provides support for students taking personal and medical leaves of absences and coordinates mid-semester withdrawals from the College.  It coordinates Parent and Family Programs, Transfer Student Support Services, Care Support Services, and Disability Services.

Student Accessibility Services fosters student independence, encourages self-determination, emphasizes accommodation over limitation, and creates a comprehensively accessible environment to ensure that individuals are viewed on the basis of ability not disability.

The Domicile Office can assist students who believe they qualify for in-state residency (and, thus, in-state tuition). 

The Financial Aid Office facilitates the application process for a variety of loan types. Scholarships are administered by the Law School Admission Office.

The Law School Registrar is an outpost of the University Registrar Office. Check with the Law School first for issues relating to courses, grades, graduation or student status. Check the University Registrar for ordering transcripts.

Student Conduct and Honor System serve to maintain the College community's unique values and behavioral expectations of its students. All students are also bound by the rules and regulations stated in the Student Handbook.

Order your books online to pick-up at the William & Mary Bookstore or visit the store for the latest book releases and campus memorabilia.

Technology - where to find help, how to purchase a computer, use of computers in law classes.

The Job Search

The Office of Career Services assists students and graduates with their job search and professional development through individual counseling, programming, resource materials, and employment opportunities.

Health and Wellbeing

The Counseling Center offers a range of free professional services to students wanting help with personal concerns.

William and Mary's Chapter of Lawyers Helping Lawyers  focuses on supporting law student health and happiness.  Check the LHL web pages for more information and resources.

Recreational Sports is a one-stop shop for your physical well-being. Check out the facility and activities they offer.

The Student Health Center exists solely to support the health needs of the student. From a routine cold to healthy lifestyle education, the Health Center is your resource.

Another resource of tips on good mental health while a law student and lawyer is a toolkit produced by the ABA Student Division.  This document takes a couple of minutes to download but you may find of good interest.

Life Outside School

William & Mary Child Care Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Students may capture a highly sought after spot for their child in this well regarded facility.

Center for Student Diversity promotes cultural activities to create an awareness of and appreciation for racial and cultural diversity.