Student Organizations & Involvement

20160901_203419OSL works closely with registered student organizations (RSO’s), student government, & student businesses, and walks students through the process of starting new RSO’s. OSL also helps students explore their leadership and identity development through trainings, workshops and programs.

OSL also oversees & advises the Yearbook, Intramurals, Williams Transport, and Student Host/Server Certification.

Click here for more information on RSO’s.

Click here for more information on OSL’s work with Leadership & Identity Development.

  • The Intramural Sports (IM) program is designed to build community at Williams while giving students the opportunity to participate in athletics outside of the competitive world of varsity sports.  Intramurals are not intercollegiate, and are open to all Williams students and faculty.

    Intramurals are run through Participants are able to create and customize teams, view schedules, scores and standings, and track playoffs. ALL students who play on an intramural team are required to register at in order to join the team and view team information.

    There are three IM seasons: fall, typically lasting from mid-September to early November; winter, which takes place during winter study; and spring, from late March to early May.  The number of games varies by season and sport, but there are usually no more than two games per week.  Students are welcome to sign up as a team, or as an individual, and can do so by following the links to the entry forms for each sport listed below.

  • The Gulielmensian is the official Williams College yearbook.

    Yearbook 2019 Orders – to place an order for this year’s yearbook please visit the following link.

    Parent Ads 2019 – If you are interested in purchasing a parent ad for the 2019 Yearbook please visit the following link. After arriving at the link you will need to create an account to access the page. After you have created an account you will be able to look at the different options and pricing for ads.

    If you need any assistance or have questions regarding the yearbook please contact Kris Hoey.

  • Students wishing to become a Certified Host or Server must be hired by the Office of Student Life. Students interested in this integral part of event management here at Williams should contact Mike Bodnarik ([email protected]). Certified Hosts and Servers are required to attend weekly staff meetings and are assigned to events throughout the year.

    To be a Certified Host or Server, students must:
    1. Take the Online TIPS Certification course and pass the test, one time during the student’s Williams career.
    2. Take the Host/Server Online Training and pass the included test, each academic year that the student works as a Certified Host or Server. This training can be viewed HERE.
    3. Complete Bystander Intervention Training one time during the student’s Williams career
    4. Be hired by OSL into the role and attend all required staff meetings to remain in good standing.
  • Use the form below to request to borrow the Cow Mascot Costume.

    2018-2019 Cow Mascot Costume Request

    Use the form below to request to borrow the Cow Mascot Costume.
  • Student Transportation Log

    Any transportation taking place as part of a RSO must be logged using the Student Organization Transportation Log. Failure to do so will result in the removal of funding for the travel and rescission of the organization’s ability to utilize College transportation resources.

    College Vehicles

    The college’s fleet of vehicles is managed by Facilities. Visit their page about College Vehicles.

    School Bus and/or Motorcoach Bus

    Please contact the Programming Coordinator to request a school bus or motorcoach bus, or to inquire about approximate costs.