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Admitted Student Checklist

Congratulations on your acceptance to Richard Bland College of William & Mary and welcome!

Below are your next steps for enrollment and registration. Please complete them as soon as possible.

  • Complete the Enrollment Intent Form and pay the enrollment deposit

    • Complete your Enrollment Intent Form using the link sent to you via email and pay your $75.00 enrollment deposit. You can also access the form at this link.

      This deposit will be applied to your tuition once you register for classes.


  • Complete your Virginia In-State Tuition (VIT) form

    • Complete your Virginia In-State Tuition form using the link sent to you via email.

      You complete Side A, and your parent or legal guardian should complete Side B.

      A confirmation email will be sent upon review of the VIT form and if any further documentation is needed, you will be notified at that time.

  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • Log in to your RBC accounts

    • The first step to connecting with RBC online is to log in to Banner to locate your email address. You can find directions at

      Next, register with Statesman Account Management (SAM). Information is found at the link above.
      A video walking you through the process is found here.

      Once you have registered with SAM, you must log in to the following to complete setting up your online accounts:

      • Canvas – find information for course assignments
      • Statesman Mail – your official RBC email

      Information and links to videos for logging in to these accounts is found at

  • Accept your Financial Aid

    • Please view this video for a tutorial on How to Accept Your Financial Aid. (This video can also be downloaded from the viewing site).

      A pdf transcript of How to Accept Your Financial Aid can be found here

  • Submit your housing application and consider a meal plan

    • Thank you for choosing to live on campus at Richard Bland College of William & Mary! More information about the housing application is found at You will need your RBC username and password. Directions for how to set up your account to access MyHousing Self Service are found here. After the priority deadline, RBC staff will assign housing on a first-come, first-served basis.

      All residential students are required to enroll in a meal plan option.

      COMMUTER STUDENTS: Meal plans are also available for commuter students—save time and money by purchasing a meal plan in advance. If you are a commuter wishing to purchase a meal plan, contact the Office of Student Accounts, (804) 862-9802.




  • Take the math and English placement tests

    • Effective immediately until further notice, all Richard Bland College placement testing is canceled due to COVID-19.

      The process below will be followed for English and Math placements.

      • Advanced Diploma students will be placed in English 101 and the appropriate math course related to the student’s major.
      • Standard Diploma students will receive a transcript review with placement made according to the charts below.
      • All students have the option to take an online placement test to demonstrate skills for a higher-level placement.

      *Students should consult with their learner mentor for entry level mathematics placement that is consistent with major.

      *Students should consult with their learner mentor for entry level mathematics placement that is consistent with major.

      **Only one section of ENGL 099 will be offered during the Fall 2020 semester in order to pilot expansion of ENGL 100/ALP. ENGL 099 will be taken on a voluntary basis by students who desire additional assistance before entering ENGL 101, or by students who have followed guidance from learner mentors. Learner mentors will be informed of students with a particularly strong need for remedial work by English faculty who score placement essays. No student will be placed directly into ENGL 099.

  • Reach out to request classroom accommodations

    • If you had an Individualized Education Program (IEP), 504 Plan, or other documentation identifying reason for accommodations in high school, please click the link below to learn about the Office of Disability Services at Richard Bland College.

      In order to receive accommodations at RBC, you will need to submit an application, which is found at the link below.

  • Pay your tuition and fees

  • Access important dates

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