First Generation Pre-Orientation

The First Gen Pre-Orientation is an exciting program designed to give incoming first gen students and their families an early opportunity to become acclimated with Williams College. During the three-day pre-orientation program students will connect with various faculty, staff, and upper class first gen students. In addition, the program will have facilitated workshops and activities designed to help students thrive academically and personally at Williams.

Schedule of Events
More details will be shared throughout the summer. You will be notified once the details are posted. Please make your travel plans according to the schedule found below. Please plan on arriving Friday, August 25th between 8am and 6pm.

First Gen Pre-Orientation Leaders for the Class of 2021
The First Gen Pre-Orientation Leaders serve as resources to the incoming first gen students and their families. They possess a strong base knowledge of the overall Williams experience and have a genuine interest in being resources and building an engaged first gen community at Williams.

And it doesn’t end with orientation! For more information about all of the great First Generation Initiatives we have to offer throughout the year, click here!