The William & Mary Admission Volunteer Network, formed in the early 1980s, is a joint program of the Office of Undergraduate Admission and the Alumni Association. The Admission Volunteer Network utilizes trained alumni representatives to interact with prospective students in a variety of ways:
- Representing William & Mary at college fairs across the nation
- Connecting with admitted students by making phone calls or sending hand written notes offering congratulations and answering questions
- Serving as host for admitted student welcome receptions
- William & Mary Admission Volunteer Network members are asked to make a minimum commitment of one year.
- Commit to attending and representing William & Mary at college fairs in your local area.
- Complete post event feedback forms. This provides important information that will inform our continued attendance at various events.
- Attend training either locally or on campus annually to refresh admission knowledge and review current university information.
- Participate in congratulatory letter campaign and/or phone-a-thon.
WMAVN Program Administrators:
- Provide up-to-date university Information
- Supply materials needed for college fairs
- Design and deliver annual training. This training will take one of many variations including but not limited to webinars, in person regional training, and in person training on campus.
- Recruit and select new William & Mary Admission Volunteer Network members
- Plan recognition events
Admission Volunteer Network Annual Cycle
June – September
- Annual training sessions
September – November
- Fall college fairs
March – April
- Spring college fairs (staffed based on invitations received)
- Congratulatory calls and letters to admitted students
May – July
- Welcome receptions for enrolling students and families (dates and locations will vary)
Interested in Volunteering?