Campus Emails

First Campus-based COVID-19 Case

CLARIFICATION: March 21, 2020 Regarding the risk of transmission of asymptomatic people, the CDC guidelines state that “People are thought to be most contagious when they are most symptomatic (the sickest). Some spread might be possible before people show symptoms; there have been reports of this occurring with this… Continue reading »

Developments for Williams and Williamstown

To the Williams community, Many of you have written to express concern about the pandemic’s effects on our community, including the college closure and its impact on the local economy. As you may know, hotels across the northern Berkshires are seeing reservations drop to near zero. Most such establishments in… Continue reading »

A thank you to our faculty and staff

Dear Williams faculty and staff, The last two weeks have been among the most challenging of my career, and, I can only presume, of yours as well. Thank you for all you have done to help with our difficult transition. Many students and families have told me that, in a moment… Continue reading »

Important Updates from Financial Aid

Dear student, We know this is an impossibly difficult moment. We’re thinking of you and wanted to write to share information which we hope will be helpful as you plan for your transition away from campus. There is a lot of detail so please read all the way through… Continue reading »