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William & Mary Weekend is one of the university’s newest signature events that brings together the Tribe community like never before. It offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for alumni, parents and friends to connect, discover and celebrate in iconic settings. Each year, we’ll bring the best of William & Mary – our distinguished professors, vibrant network of Tribe faithful and unmistakable spirit of discovery – to a new city filled with captivating landmarks and thrilling opportunities. The result is a weekend unlike any other, complete with insider tours, intellectual panels, world-class events and the chance to celebrate alma mater wherever the Weekend takes us.

This year, William & Mary Weekend travels to Chicago on June 1-3, 2018. Throughout the Weekend, W&M will offer exceptional cultural, professional, intellectual and social engagement opportunities.

The inaugural 2016 William & Mary Weekend was hosted at Washington, D.C., on June 2-5, 2016. Highlights included the Raft Debate Tournament of Champions, the W&M Weekend Reception featuring the Honorable James B. Comey, Jr. ’82, LL.D. ’08 and an insider tour and brunch at Mt. Vernon.

The second annual William & Mary Weekend in New York City on May 18-21, 2017, included the Weekend Kickoff and Raft Debate with Joe Plumeri ’66, D.P.S. ’11, vice chairman of First Data Board of Directors and honorary chair of the W&M Weekend in NYC, at a reception at the New York Athletic Club. Additional highlights included a private 9/11 Memorial Museum Tour & Discussion with David Kelley ’81, Former co-chair of the 9/11 DOJ Investigation, a TED-style talk and discussion featuring W&M alumnae Beth Comstock ’82, who leads GE’s business innovations efforts, and Ellen Stofan ’83, D.Sc. ’16, former chief scientist of NASA, and a William & Mary Comedy Show featuring headliner and W&M alumna, Carmen Lynch as well as other alumni comedians.