Open House

We invite you and your family to join us on Friday, August 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for our annual Admission Open House. Students, faculty, and staff will be here to welcome you and answer your questions about life at Williams.

Please be sure to register online for the Open House by Friday, August 4. If you’d like to request a non-English language or ESL interpreter for any part of the day, please let us know.

We look forward to seeing you in Williamstown this summer!

Tentative Schedule of Events: Friday, August 11, 2017

8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Registration
’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (Lobby)
8:30–9:30 a.m. Campus Tours
Depart from the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (Lobby)
Sample Classes (Students Only)
Please arrive five minutes early, turn off cellphones, and stay for the entire class.
9:45– 10:45 a.m. Admission Information Session
’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (MainStage)
Sample Classes (Students Only)
Please arrive five minutes early, turn off cellphones, and stay for the entire class.
Tour of Sawyer Library
Sawyer Library (Lobby)
11 a.m.– Noon Campus Tours
Depart from the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (Lobby)
Financial Aid: The Real Story
’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (MainStage)
Visual Arts at Williams: Tour of Williams College Museum of Art and Spencer Art Studio
Meet at the Williams College Museum of Art
Noon– 1:30 p.m. Complimentary Buffet Lunch
Chapin Quad
1–2 p.m.
Campus Tours
Depart from the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (Lobby)
Preparing for Life After Williams
’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (MainStage)
Sample Classes (Students Only)
Please arrive five minutes early, turn off cellphones, and stay for the entire class.
Performing Arts at Williams: Tour of ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance and Bernhard Music Center
Depart from the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (Lobby)
2:15– 3:15 p.m.
Admission Information Session
’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (MainStage)
Sample Classes (Students Only)
Please arrive five minutes early, turn off cellphones, and stay for the entire class.
Tour of the Class of 1966 Environmental Center
Class of 1966 Environmental Center (Lobby)
3:30–5 p.m. Summer Science Research: Student Poster Session
Schow Science Library
3:30– 4:30 p.m. Campus Tours
Depart from the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance (Lobby)
Research Opportunities in Math and Science
Thompson Chemistry (Room 123, Wege Auditorium)
Research Opportunities in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Weston Hall (Presentation Room)

Financial aid officers will be available from 1:304:30 p.m. for 15-minute one-on-one conversations. You can schedule a meeting time when you register for Open House.

For Families:

Sample classes are for students only, but family members are welcome to attend all other events throughout the day. Below are some additional suggestions for things to do and places to visit while on campus for Open House: