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.

Play Video


“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

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

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.

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.