Process and Application

  • Attend a Study Away General Information Session during fall semester
    (Two are offered, must attend one prior to meeting with the Director of International Education and Study Away)
  • Research opportunities to study abroad or at a college in the US
    (Online, Study Away library in the International Education and Study Away Office, International Education and Study Away Fair)
  • Attend International Education and Study Away Fair in mid-September
  • Passport
    (Begin this process immediately when applying to your program(s) abroad. Check your passport expiration date and be sure it is an adult passport. If your passport expires before or while you are away, it must be renewed. If it is a youth passport, you must reapply for an adult passport.)
  • Complete Study Away Questionnaire
  • Schedule a meeting with the Director to discuss your options by January 1
  • Study Away Meetings by Appointment Only

For Appointments 597-4262 or email [email protected]

(Please provide days and times you are available to meet in your initial email.)

“Quick Question Drop-In Hours” Friday afternoons from 2:00-4:00pm

You may stop in without an appointment during this time to ask a quick question regarding your study away plans. You will be seen on a first come, first served basis. If you need to meet for more than 10 minutes, please schedule an appointment to meet with the Director instead.

  • Apply to Study Away Program(s)
    (You may apply to as many as you wish, your petition can only reflect your first choice program. You are allowed one petition per semester per student.)
  • Williams College Study Away Contact Information

List on your study away program application the following contact information:
Williams College
International Education and Study Away
Attn: Tina Breakell, Director
[email protected]

 Request two official transcripts, one to be sent to the Tina Breakell, Director, International Education and Study Away and one for your own records.  

Williams College
International Education and Study Away Office
PO Box 518
Williamstown, MA 01267

or delivery (instead of PO Box):
880 Main Street
Hopkins Hall, 2nd Floor
Att:  Tina Breakell, Director