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Mitchell & Thames Campus Visits

Campus visits are an invaluable way to see what life is like on our unique waterfront campus. You’ll have the chance to tour our academic and administrative buildings and library, have a meal in one of our dining venues, visit Mitchell Beach and the Yarnall athletic center, explore our residence halls, and maybe even take a stroll through Mitchell woods.

Tours are available at 10:00am and 1:00pm Monday through Friday, and on some Saturdays at 10:00am.

Visits include a one-hour campus walking tour with a current Student Ambassador, and can be customized to your interests. Specialized visits are also offered for students interested in Athletics, Living & Learning Supports and Transfer Admission.

Accepted Student Days

Now that you’ve been accepted to Mitchell College, we’re thrilled to invite you to our Accepted Student Day! Accepted Student Day is the perfect opportunity to discover more about the many offerings, benefits, and opportunities waiting for you as an incoming Mitchell Mariner.

    • Tour our 68-acre waterfront campus
    • Talk with current students and faculty
    • Meet with financial aid counselors
    • Enjoy a treat at the Mitchell dining hall
Dates to Come

Mitchell Shadow Days

Student Shadow Days enable you to experience a day in the life of a Mitchell Mariner. Attend class, eat lunch and hang out as you get a taste of the real thing. Even if you are unsure of what you want to major in, you can choose a general area that interests you and come spend the day with us! Wew will be posting dates and times as the sessions approach. 

Choose from the following options:

    • Applied Exercise Science
    • Business Management
    • Communication
    • Criminal Justice
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Health Sciences
    • Hospitality Education
    • Marine & Environmental Science
    • Psychology
    • Sport Management
    • Undecided on a Major

Dates to Come

Thames Q&A Sessions

The Thames at Mitchell College Admissions team hosts virtual Question & Answer sessions during the school year to help families interested in our Thames transition program in their decision making. These sessions are informal and we are ready to answer any questions you may have. Stay tuned for specif dates and times for Fall 2023.


Dates to Come

Thames at Mitchell Shadow Days

Experience what it’s like to be part of the tight-knit Thames at Mitchell community. Explore Matteson Hall (the Thames residence hall and community hub), visit classrooms and meet the special students, faculty and staff that make Thames at Mitchell such a unique, welcoming experience.

Dates to Come

Video and Drive-Through Tour Options

, Mitchell College

In addition to one of our personal, guided on-campus tours, we also offer a Video Tour of Campus and a Drive-Through Campus Tour for prospective students! Learn more at

Visit our beautiful beachfront campus from anywhere via this video tour!


Campus Safety Protocols

For details about current protocols see COVID-19 Information.

Transportation Options


Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN)

New Haven, CT (47 miles)
T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
Providence, RI (53 miles)
Bradley International Airport (BDL)
Hartford, CT (68 miles)
Boston Logan Airport (BOS)
Boston, MA (111 miles)
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
New York, NY (119 miles)
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
New York, NY (125 miles)


Amtrak Rail Service
New London, Mystic
CTrail — Shore Line East
New London


Local Accommodations & Dining

Catch a glimpse into the spirit of the Mitchell College experience and the vibe of our beautiful, coastal campus!


Text questions to: 860-910-1052


Have questions on visits please email or call

Mitchell Visits: 860-701-5202

Thames Visits: 860-701-5457

Catch a glimpse into the spirit of the Mitchell College experience and the vibe of our beautiful, coastal campus!

Visit our beautiful beachfront campus from anywhere via this video tour!

I came here and absolutely fell in love with it. Everybody was really nice—it felt like family.

Sophie Spiller Class of 2016, Psychology


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