Williams College Health Services provides a wide range of primary health care and counseling services. Our staff of skilled clinicians, educators, and support personnel is committed to the concepts of wellness and prevention and to providing quality treatment should you become ill. Your years at Williams are an ideal time to establish healthy behaviors that could have a positive impact on the rest of your life.
Medical services provided at the health center include treatment for illnesses and injuries, management of ongoing medical problems, and care and advice for any health concern. The medical staff includes physicians, 2 nurse practitioners, a physician assistant and registered nurses, all of whom have an interest in working with college students. Some of the more specific services we provide, such as immunization and travel counseling, allergy shots, nutritional services, HIV & STD Testing, psychological counseling, etc., are outlined in more detail on this website. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with these services by reading through the information provided.
The Health Center is open during the academic year and closed during college vacations. A registered nurse is available Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 8 pm, Friday 8:30 am to 6 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 8 pm. When the health center is closed during the academic year, a student can seek medical advice by calling 413-597-4567 to access the on call physician. For an acute medical emergency, however, a student should call 9-911 from a campus phone.