Visit Us

The Admission Office at the Williston Northampton School is open Monday through Friday and on class Saturdays. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call the office at (413) 529-3241 to schedule your appointment. Directions and lodging information are available online.

Upper School Tour and Interview Times

Grades 9 through post-graduate


8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.


9:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:30* a.m. (fall only, until Thanksgiving)


8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.

Friday (Green):

9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.

Friday (Blue):

8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30* a.m. (fall only)

Class Saturdays:

September 14
September 28
October 12
October 26
November 9
December 7
January 11
January 25
February 8
February 22
April 5
April 19 (Family Weekend)
May 3
May 17

Middle School Tour and Interview Times

Grades 7 & 8

Middle School candidates are asked to attend a day of classes as part of their admission visit, which also includes a tour and an interview. Since the Middle School does not have classes on Saturdays, there are no appointments available on that day.

8:30 a.m.: Come to Admission Office—Full Tour, Interview, then classes

12:30 p.m.: Come to Middle School at 8:20 a.m.—Classes at 8:20 a.m. then full tour and Interview after lunch at 12:30 p.m.

2:40 p.m.: Pick-up at the Admission Office

Please call (413) 529-3241 to schedule Middle School tours beginning on September 30, 2013.

Mondays, Tuesdays (Blue), and Thursdays:

  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m.

Tuesdays (Green):

  • 12:30 a.m.

Wednesdays: appointments not available due to brevity of the class schedule.

Fridays (Green):

  • 9:30 a.m.

Summer Appointments

During the summer, the Admission Office is open Monday through Friday. Appointments are available at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. Please call (413) 529-3241 for availability.

If you are unable to visit Williston, a telephone interview or interview with a traveling admission representative may be arranged by calling the Admission Office. All required application materials must be received by the school prior to scheduling a telephone or alumni/ae interview.

The Williston Northampton School
19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027 | Phone: (413) 529-3000 | Fax: (413) 527-9494

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Founded in 1841, Williston is a student-centered, coeducational institution comprising a Middle School of day students and an Upper School of boarding and day students from 25 states and 27 countries.
Williston is a good fit for motivated students who want to be challenged by a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!
Williston classes are discussion based and collaborative, and we have developed outstanding programs that inspire students to excel. Our faculty members provide a model of critical thinking and enthusiastic engagement.

Williston offers the opportunity to pursue your passions and explore your independence in a community of adults there to guide you. Live and learn on a campus where leadership skills and lifelong friendships take root. 

Williston offers an academic arts program complemented by parallel extracurricular arts activities—all taught by faculty members who are practicing musicians, actors, and visual artists.
Williston fields 67 interscholastic teams at the varsity, junior varsity, and beginner levels to give students a full range of opportunities to play. We also offer recreational options and fitness training.
The Middle School at Williston is a close community of 80 seventh- and eighth-graders. The relationships formed here support a powerful, collaborative learning experience that prepares students for the Upper School.
Giving to Williston supports the ongoing life and mission of the school. We invite you to explore how to help advance and sustain our special learning environment.
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