Congratulations on your acceptance to Williams!
Williams Previews—Admitted Students Program
April 13 and 14, 2015
We hope you and your family will join us for Williams Previews on April 13 and 14. 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 would be like to call Williams home for the next four years!
Transportation and Overnight Hosting Information
Complimentary round-trip shuttles will be provided between Williams and Albany International Airport and Albany-Rensselaer Train Station on Monday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 14. 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. Half-hour appointments can be scheduled for Monday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, April 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Can’t make it to Previews?
If you can’t make it for Previews, you’re welcome to visit anytime. Admission staff will be available to speak with admitted students weekdays from March 30 to April 30. Please see our visit calendar for the campus tour and information session schedule.
Admitted students are welcome to schedule an overnight visit for April 6-9, 19-23 or 26-30. Please submit your request for an overnight at least 7 days before you plan to arrive.
Exploring Williams Beyond Previews
Join us on Tuesday, April 7 at 9 p.m. 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 2019? Follow hashtag #Williams2019 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 conversations from previous Tweet-ups here. In the meantime, you can join the student-maintained Class of 2019 Facebook community.
Other ways to explore Williams
Want to know more about the Williams community?
- Glimpse 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 checking out our Explore Williams videos.
- Have questions for current students? Ask an Eph
- Get the details on who we are, where we come from, and what we do: Student Profile and I am Williams
- Imagine what you’d study: Areas of Study
- Check out 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
Making Williams Affordable for You
We’ve offered you a spot in the Class of 2019; we at Williams 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 413.597.4181. As a reminder, your financial aid information can be accessed at any time by logging into your My Williams Account.
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 2019 by Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.
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.
Have More Questions?
Admission officers are happy to answer questions—by phone or email. Please feel free to contact your regional admission representative.