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, Williams After Dark, 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.

  • Intramurals

    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.

  • Yearbook

    The Gulielmensian is the official Williams College yearbook.

    We have copies of some previous years’ books. Contact Ben Lamb for information.

    Parent Ads for the 2017 Yearbook are now CLOSED.

  • Williams After Dark

    Williams After Dark (WAD) is one of the premier alternative weekend programming options for Williams College students. Funded and coordinated by the Office of Student Life, WAD occurs every Friday Night at Williams, and is dedicated to offering non-alcoholic events and hands on activities in the evenings centered out of the Paresky Center.

    The Williams After Dark Coordinator, Laura Varela, and supervisor Sam Boyden are always looking for new and interesting ideas for WAD events. If you have a new and interesting idea or proposal, fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch!

    To see some of the great programs that Williams After Dark has put on, check out their Facebook Page 


  • Cow Mascot Costume Request

    Use the form below to request to borrow the Cow Mascot Costume.

  • Transportation

    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.