Williams Switchboard

Switchboard is a bulletin board that lets you ask for what you need and offer what you have within the Williams community. Whether you’re faculty, staff, student, family member or alumni, use Switchboard to connect with people who share your interests.

Visit the Williams Switchboard site: https://williams.switchboardhq.com/

switchboard ask offer
Interacting with the Williams community on Switchboard is as easy ask ASKing or OFFERing.

How it works

Post an ask or offer

Seeking an assistant for a project? Looking for a job? Have a sofa to give away? Have a great opportunity to share? Post an ask or offer and make it happen!

Search and filter posts

Easily find offerings and opportunities and respond directly to asks and requests.

Set alerts

Set up custom email alerts about asks and offers of interest to you. No more groups, listservs, pages, or scrolling endless feeds. You’ll only be notified about content you care about.

How to join

Faculty, Staff & Students

switchboard signup form
Avoid a new password by using your college Google Apps for Education account.

The easiest way to access the Williams Switchboard is with your college email account. On the sign up page, just click the Google “G” and log in with your Williams email address and password. You will automatically be approved as a Switchboard member.

Note: If you use this authentication method, you never need to use the Switchboard login form. Just click the G when you are asked to login. You will either be redirected to the Switchboard homepage immediately (if you are logged in to Gmail, for example) or will be sent to the Switchboard homepage after submitting the Google login form.

Alumni, Parents & other community members

Sign up with your preferred email address or connect via Facebook, Twitter or Google account. We’ll verify your affiliation with Williams, and then you can start connecting! Alumni who use their @alumni.williams.edu email address will be automatically approved.