Now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Academic Year!

One Life-Changing Semester

Whether it's studying biodiversity off the coast of California, the impacts of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, or the depths of our humanity in ocean literature, Williams-Mystic students embark on the exploration of a lifetime.

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“This program really is for everyone ... because the ocean necessarily creates the connection between all these fields that society tells us are different.”

- Alex, Spring '19, Williams College

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025! →

Williams-Mystic is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters. We highly encourage students to apply now, or request information.

The Williams-Mystic eGam newsletter archives are now online! →

The eGam is a newsletter about the latest happenings in the Williams-Mystic community sent via email periodically to alumni and friends of the program.

Williams-Mystic Partners in $4.9 Million Grant to Examine Historical Injustice in New England →

Learn more about Williams-Mystic’s crucial role in this three-year project that will use maritime history as a basis for studying historical injustices and generating new insights into the relationship between European colonization in North America, the dispossession of Native American land, and racial slavery in New England.