Online registration is now open. While we hope you will join us for all of Traditions Weekend, if you are not able to attend the entire weekend, select events are available to be purchased as single sessions. If you have any questions and would like to talk to someone in person, please call our Homecoming hotline at 757-221-1750.
Where applicable, early bird pricing ends at midnight on March 20.
Cancellations may be made prior to April 1, after which no refunds will be made.
Registering for and attending events at William & Mary conveys a shared expectation of abiding by university policy, which is subject to change as conditions warrant. As of March 1, 2022, those requirements include optional masking both indoors and outdoors, with masking especially encouraged in large gatherings. Masks are required in all scheduled classes and labs as well as in the Student Health Center. COVID-19 vaccination and boosters are strongly encouraged for all William & Mary students, employees and external visitors, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. We create these shared expectations of event participants in keeping with William & Mary’s core values of Belonging within this community and Respect for one another as individuals, and in recognition of the risks inherent to gathering amid pandemic.
Alumni and friends are welcome to stay any property of their choosing in the Greater Williamsburg Area. Special pricing for Traditions Weekend will be available at the following properties:
Rate - $289 plus taxes and fees
Make your reservation You can also make a reservation by calling 800-261-9530 and referencing the W&M 50th Olde Guarde Reunion.
Rate - $109 plus taxes and fees
William & Mary does not have a preferred transportation partner, but below are several options for travel when in town.
- Cardinal Cabs: 757-345-5557
- Colonial Capital Cabs: 757-345-2224
- Historic Taxi: 757-258-7755
- Williamsburg Taxi Services: 757-221-0004 (Open 24 Hours)
- Triangle Taxi: 757-564-6969
- Best Taxi: 757-358-7151
Uber or Lyft
Either app can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play.
Once you tap Request, make your way to the ground transportation area marked for Uber and Lyft. This is where your driver will pick you up.
Pro tip: Check that your driver’s license plate, photo and name match what’s in the app. This is a highly trafficked pickup zone, so you want to be sure you’re in the right car!
*William & Mary and the W&M Alumni Association assume no responsibility in the event any of the above services are utilized.
William & Mary has an ongoing contract with Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) to provide bus services for William & Mary students, faculty, and staff.
The campus bus system is designated the Green Line. It provides a bus dedicated to daily transportation throughout campus seven days a week. The Green Line also provides a connection with other lines (Red, Blue, and Trolley) in the greater Williamsburg area through buses on a circuit loop, every 30 minutes.
Due to high traffic volume during Traditions Weekend, there is limited 15-minute temporary and handicap parking near the Alumni House to accommodate registration. Additional information on parking for each event will be provided to registrants in their check-in information.
For additional information or for handicapped parking information, please contact Parking Services at 757-221-4764.
Amtrak serves the Williamsburg Transportation Center with a connecting train from Washington, D.C.
From the Richmond Airport and points west:
- Interstate 64 East
- Exit 234 to the right (199 East)
- Travel 8 miles, then turn left down Jamestown Road
From the Norfolk Airport and points east:
- Interstate 64 West
- Exit 242-A (199 West)
- Travel 5.2 miles, then turn right down Jamestown Road
For additional questions not answered on this page, please call (757) 221-1750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.