The Mitchell Connection

Prepare for the transition to college or career on a college campus

Don’t settle for community college or a 13th year at high school. At Thames Academy, everything that Mitchell College has to offer is easy to access. Plus your son or daughter can earn up to 18 transferrable college credits.

Clubs & Activities

Get involved. There’s over 30 clubs and organizations that you can join.

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Whether you choose to join the Drama Society, Radio Mitchell, or the Environmental Club, or participate in dances or trips, you as a Thames student can be part of all Mitchell College student activities (with the exception of NCAA and ICYSA athletic teams)


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Virtual Tour

Get a tour of the Mitchell College campus right on your computer.

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Before you come for a visit, you can see the beautiful Mitchell College campus right on the shore of the Thames River with this guided tour.


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Lots to Do Around Campus

Mitchell’s Student Activities Office provides programming and leadership opportunities.

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Whether it's music, movies, festivals, late night events, or trips, the Student Activities staff can help you identify, plan, and participate in Mitchell’s many different opportunities.


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Governance and Accreditation
Thames Academy is a transitional program operated by Mitchell College to assist college and career bound students manage their learning disabilities through academic preparation and the acquisition of learning strategies, assistive technologies, and social and daily living skills. Thames Academy is part of a continuum of specialized support for students with learning disabilities at Mitchell College. Thames Academy, Disability Student Services, and the Bentsen Learning Center are three of the most important organizational components of our support system. The Mitchell College Board of Trustees, the President of the College, and members of the President’s senior leadership team exercise governance. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredits Mitchell College. The College has been continuously accredited for over five decades.