Video & Photography


The Office of Communications increasingly employs video to convey the diverse Williams narrative of people, place, and experience. You can see some of our recent work here, and browse our entire collection of videos on the college’s YouTube Channel.

We also help share large-scale events like Commencement with the wider world through livestreaming and/or video capture, though we’re not equipped as a media services operation to record lectures and performances on a regular basis.

If you’re a member of the Williams community with an idea for a video, please contact us at 413.597.4277 or Likewise, if you’re a student with an interest in video and multimedia, please be in touch about opportunities to do such work.

For members of the media seeking to videotape or take photos on campus, please see our media relations policies.


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

The Office of Communications hires photographers for large-scale campus events such as Commencement. If you would like to hire a photographer to document your campus event, please check with the Office of Communications to see if we have an existing contract with him or her.

All photographers hired by the college are required to sign a work for hire agreement. Photographers should view the digital specifications document.

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    Swinging "The Mountains"

    The Williams alma mater song "The Mountains," now swings in a new arrangement by Kris Allen, Lyell B. Clay Artist in Residence in Jazz Activities/Lecturer in Music, Director of the Jazz Ensemble. It is performed by Jonathan Dely ‘15 - Trumpet, Greg Ferland ‘16 - Bass, Brian Levine ‘16 - Drumset, Austin Paul ‘16 - Vibraphone, Nathaniel Vilas ‘17 - Piano
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    Sawyer Library - Williams

    A decade in the making, Sawyer Library has been re-imagined to reflect the ways we'll teach and learn throughout the 21st century.
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    A New Weston - Williams

    The Weston Athletic Complex at Williams College, which includes Lee Track, Williamson Field, and Farley-Lamb Field, was dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The complex fosters Williams’ approach to athletics—with its focus on broad participation and excellence within Division 3—and puts a greater emphasis on green design and environmental stewardship. The new Weston includes a grandstand that seats 1,400, a concessions stand, restrooms, and lighted turf fields. A team support building between the two fields provides much-needed facilities for athletes and coaches.
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    Creating Knowledge - Williams College

    The senior thesis at Williams College
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    WALLS - Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces

    Living with an original artwork is something that few people experience. Now, Williams students have the chance to develop deep and memorable experiences with an artwork over an entire semester when they borrow a work from the Williams College Museum of Art. WALLS—Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces—is a new program that invites students to take an original artwork out on loan from a collection dedicated to this purpose. Student pick-up day for the fall semester is Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Visit for full details.
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    Congratulations Class of 2018

    Our students are excited to welcome you to Williams.
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    The Williams College Department of Music

    At Williams, students experience a deeply communal and intensely personal relationship with music. Majors and non-majors alike can perform alongside and get instruction from leading composers, performers, and instructors.
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    How Williams Works, Financially

    Students, faculty, staff, and friends of Williams explain the money, the math, and the mission of the college. To see what Williams President Adam Falk has to say about affordability go here