For Journalists

Maybe just redirect this to Media Relations? “For Journalists” is not as helpfully descriptive.

Office of the President

Faculty Experts

Many web pages on Williams network have biographical information about Williams faculty. You can locate many of these pages by using the search function on the college homepage. The Office of Communications keeps some biographical information also. Contact Noelle Lemoine (413.597.4277) or Angela Schaeffer (413.597.2025) for assistance.

General telephone numbers for Williams

Most college offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. The college switchboard and the security office are available 24 hours a day.

For a complete listing of college departments, offices, programs, committees, and services, see the online A-Z Index. Please contact the Office of Communications for assistance with media inquiries.

ISDN number

The college maintains an ISDN line for radio interviews. For more information, contact the news office (413.597.4277). Reservations must be made in advance.

Information about students

Federal laws may prohibit the college from releasing certain information about a student, including acknowledging whether s/he is currently enrolled. Please contact the Office of Communications for assistance.

Information about the college

College Calendars

Fast Facts

Financial Reports

History and Traditions

Campus photographs

All of our images are digital. Williams maintains a collection of campus images on Flickr. Please observe all copyright and credit information when using these images. If you are looking for an image that is not online, you may e-mail requests to


There is no central office on campus that collects speeches from every guest speaking on campus. The sponsoring department, office, or group might have information about getting a copy of a speech. Video of some campus speakers may be found on our YouTube page. College Archives may have the text of other speeches.

Podcasts & Video

Video of some campus speakers and events may be found on our YouTube or podcast pages.


Numerical data about Williams is available on the web. Links to and information about excellent sources of statistics and numbers related to the college can be found on the Provost Office site. More general information can be found in Fast Facts.

Williams policy regarding journalists

Credentials are available to all working reporters (staff or freelance) if you provide a business card clearly showing your media affiliation and position, or a current recognized press card distributed by a media outlet. Your press badge can be picked up by presenting a valid photo identification to the Office of Communications (Hopkins Hall, 4th floor).

Williams policy regarding filming, videos, and photos

The Williams campus is private property. Advertising or other commercial projects require special permission from the Conference Office (413.597.2229). The Office of Communications requests that people interested in taking pictures or filming the campus for news purposes seek permission from them first.

Contact information

Williams College
Office of Communications
Hopkins Hall, 4th floor
880 Main Street (Rte. 2)
Williamstown, MA 01267
telephone: 413.597.4277
fax: 413.597.4158


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