Congratulations on your acceptance to Williams!



Responding to Your Offer of Admission

To respond to your offer of admission, simply log into your My Williams Account. Students admitted under the Early Decision program must confirm their place in the Class of 2020 by Monday, January 4, 2016.

Once you’ve enrolled, the Dean’s Office will be in touch with information about housing, registering for courses, academic advising, and more. Visit the New Ephs site for a snapshot of what to expect in the coming weeks.


Making Williams Affordable for You

We’ve offered you a spot in the Class of 2020; we will do everything we can to make sure you can afford to attend! Our financial aid program is among the most generous in the country, meeting 100 percent of every student’s demonstrated need. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Financial Aid if you have any questions. You can reach a financial aid counselor at or 413.597.4181. As a reminder, your financial aid information can be accessed at any time by logging into your My Williams Account.  


Williams Previews—April 11 and 12, 2016

We hope you and your family will join us for Williams Previews, our program for admitted students, on April 11 and 12. Come spend the night in one of our Entries, eat in a dining hall, attend panels, participate in classes, meet faculty, and get to know students. Imagine what it will be like to call Williams home for the next four years!

Schedule of Events and Online Registration
You can check out the preliminary schedule for Previews, and then log into your My Williams Account to register by April 6.

Transportation and Overnight Hosting Information
Complimentary round-trip shuttles will be provided between Williams and Albany International Airport and Albany-Rensselaer Train Station on April 11 and 12. You can sign up for a shuttle and learn more about being hosted in one of our first-year Entries when you register for Previews.

Meeting with Your Financial Aid Officer
While the Previews program includes an overview of financial aid at Williams for all admitted students and families, if you have specific questions, we encourage you to log into your My Williams Account to schedule an appointment with your financial aid officer during your time on campus. Appointments are available on April 11 from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and on April 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Can’t Make it to Previews?

If you can’t make it to Previews, you’re welcome to visit anytime. Admission staff will be available to speak with admitted students weekdays from March 28 to April 29. Please see our visit calendar for the campus tour and information session schedule.

Overnight Visits
Admitted students are welcome to schedule an overnight visit for April 4-7, 17-21, or 24-28. Please submit your request for an overnight at least 7 days before you plan to arrive.


Exploring Williams Beyond Previews

Don’t miss our Tweet-up for admitted students!
Join us on Tuesday, April 5 at 9 p.m. EST for a Tweet-up! Have a question about Previews? Curious to hear more about life at Williams? Want to meet other admits to the Class of 2020? Follow hashtag #Williams2020 to join in. Current Williams students will be on hand to answer questions about classes, roommates, campus jobs, and more. We’ll even be giving away a Williams T-shirt or two! You can see the conversation from last year’s Tweet-up here.

Other ways to explore Williams

Want to know more about the Williams community?

  • Check out some of the amazing opportunities at Williams (think research, taking a course with just one other student and a Williams professor, and experiencing one of the most unique first-year housing systems around) by viewing our Explore Williams videos.
  • Have questions for current students? Ask an Eph
  • Learn about who we are, where we come from, and what we do: Student Profile and I am Williams
  • Imagine what you’ll study: Areas of Study
  • Examine the schedule of upcoming speakers, exhibitions, performances, and athletic events on campus: Campus Calendar
  • Take a peek at upcoming local arts and cultural events: Destination Williamstown


Have More Questions?

Admission officers are happy to answer questions—by phone or email. Please feel free to contact your regional admission representative.