All new international students will participate in a comprehensive orientation program. During orientation you will receive valuable information to help you settle into your studies as quickly and as comfortably as possible. Throughout orientation you will:

  • receive your class schedule
  • meet student mentors and new classmates
  • learn about RBC’s academic resources, and student life activities

  • tour the campus
  • move into your accommodation
  • shop for food, housing items, and other supplies


Be part of a legacy

When you come to Richard Bland College of William & Mary, you bring particular passions, hobbies, and skills with you. Student organizations are the place for you meet other students with the same interests. When you join or start a student organization, you get the chance to do what you love. When you lead a student organization, you teach and share it with someone else. When you start a club for future students, you leave a legacy that continues to contribute to

the culture of Richard Bland College. Current student clubs and organizations include:

  • Anime Club
  • Art Learning Community
  • Business and Economics Club
  • Film Club
  • International Club
  • LGBT+
  • Residence Hall Association
  • RBC Music Club
  • Sign Language Club


Athletics and recreation

Richard Bland College is minutes away from picturesque hiking and biking trails, rivers, golf courses, state parks, and more.
The College is also home to several competitive sports teams, including:

  • basketball (M,W)
  • cheerleading (W)
  • golf (M,W)
  • soccer (M)
  • softball (W)
  • volleyball (W)