Visit Us / On The Road

Come see Thames Academy for yourself!

The best way to determine if we are the right program for your child is to personally visit Thames Academy and the Mitchell College campus. We promise to make your visit as relaxing and informative as possible. Our goals are to get to know you and your child and help you decide what is best for your son or daughter.


Explore your options and chose the experience that’s right for you.

Thames Campus Visit

A small group or individual visit program held weekly though out the summer and fall.

Learn more about Thames Academy, tour the Mitchell College campus and meet privately with your Admissions Counselor.

Register for your visit

Open Houses

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Thames Academy Open Houses occur in conjunction with those for Mitchell College. Meet students, faculty, and staff of Thames and Mitchell. Sessions include an overview and tour of Thames Academy, as well as information about the academic, athletic, and extracurricular programs of Mitchell College. Time is set aside for private meetings with staff of Thames Academy to help us understand your goals and interests. Participants will leave confident in their decision to apply to Thames Academy or Mitchell College.


To register please fill out our open house registration form.

Shadow Day

Shadow A Student

Shadowing is a great way to experience the life of a Thames Academy student. You'll observe a class, meet faculty, and have dinner with current students. Any accepted student is welcome to "shadow a student." Parents are welcome to join the Thames faculty for lunch in the Market Café.


Please call or email Tammy Byron, Director of Admission, to set up your individualized shadow day. byron_t@mitchell.edu
860-701-5043



On The Road

Our Thames Academy Admissions staff is often on the road visiting schools and attending college fairs and other off-campus events. Below is a schedule of our On the Road events. Plan to meet us at a location close to you!


If you would like to meet privately before or after an event, please make arrangements two weeks prior by calling 800-443-2811.


Coming to Thames Academy

Visitor Guide

Mitchell College has an extensive Visitor Guide with accommodations, restaurants, shopping, tourist destinations and more. Use it to help plan your trip to Thames Academy. Learn more.

Directions to Thames Academy

From the Hartford Area

Use these directions if you're coming from the NorthWest.

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From the Boston Area

Use these directions if you're coming from the NorthEast.

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From the New York Area

Use these directions if you're coming from the SouthWest.

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