“Health is the capacity to achieve what is essential to a given life.” – Anonymous

Our Williams College Health Center provides a full range of medical services, counseling services, and health and wellness promotion and outreach. We do so within an integrated health care delivery model that promotes student learning, awareness, and taking responsibility for pursuing remedies and choices that lead to wellness.

New this year is an Electronic Health Record for our Students.  You will notice the change upon arrival to the Health Center where you will sign in @ one of the kiosks in the waiting area.  Just bring your Williams ID with you to sign in!   Thank you for your patience as we move into this new electronic format. Please Call 413.597.2206 to schedule an appointment for Medical Services and Specialty Clinics; 413.597.2353 for Counseling Services

Quick Reference

  • Location & Hours of Operation

    Thompson Health Center


    105 The Knolls (the end of Hoxsey Street)


    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am ‐ 8:00 pm
    Wednesday 10 am ‐ 8 pm
    Friday 8:30 am ‐ 6 pm
    Saturday & Sunday 1 pm ‐ 8 pm

  • Special Clinic Hours

    Medical Clinics

    The Health Center operates a medical clinic Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.  Services are provided by our Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistant by appointment. Same day appointments are available.

    Specialized medical services  are by appointment at the following times:

    Physician Clinic

    Monday – Friday 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Gynecology by Appointment

    by appointment

    Orthopedic by Appointment

    Monday & Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Making Appointments & Accessing Services

    • To make an appointment for Medical Services, including Specialty Clinics and services, please call (413) 597-2206 or x2206 from a campus phone.

    • To make an appointment for Counseling Services, please call (413) 597-2353 or x2353 from a campus phone or you may email Kim at ktrembla@williams.edu for an initial appointment. Please provide 3 or more time slots when you are available and she will respond as soon as possible.  If you’re new to Counseling Services, your call will ordinarily lead to a brief initial screening to help direct you to the most appropriate services. If you’ve already used Counseling Services, we’ll usually schedule you into a regular counseling session.

    • Psychiatric consultations are made through your counselor/therapist. If you’re specifically seeking psychiatric consultation, you must first see a counselor/therapist.

    • For Non-Emergent Medical Transport (NEMT), please call (413) 597- 4545 at least 24 hours in advance of your transport request.

  • Health Requirements & Health Insurance Information

    For more info on this please read our Health Requirements for Incoming Students as well as the information on Student Health Insurance.

  • Health Education

    Health Education is an integral part of Williams Health Services. In addition to information provided by our doctors and nurses, our health educators are available for individual consultation with students on health issues such as eating disorders and body image concerns, stress management, rape and sexual assault, harassment, and sexual health. Learn more.

For Emergency Help, Dial 9-911 from any campus phone

For concerns of an URGENT NATURE that you feel cannot wait until the Health Center reopens, call the Health Center @ x2206 and follow the message prompts.

  • Press 1 to access the on-call physician for medical advice or recommendations.
  • Press 2 to access on-call Psychological Counseling Services via Campus Safety & Security. Or you can reach an on-call counselor through Campus Safety & Security by dialing x4444 directly.