The Faculty Affiliate Program at Williams College seeks to strengthen the relationship between the athletic and academic lives of the College. The Program supports the College’s understanding of intercollegiate athletics as a core part of the Williams educational mission. Academic faculty members volunteer to team up with athletic teams in a casual and supportive way.
Each team at Williams is offered the opportunity to have a student representative(s) on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee each year. As defined by the NCAA, “A student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) is a [NCAA supported] committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the
Students must complete four quarters of physical education by the end of the sophomore year. Students must enroll in at least two different activities in fulfilling the requirement. Participation in an intercollegiate sport is equivalent to two activity credits per year. A maximum of three credits may be attained while participating in intercollegiate sports with
Out-of season activity is supported as long as it follows NESCAC regulations and is not viewed as a requirement for making a team. All out-of-season activities must be strictly voluntary and should never conflict with any academic obligation. NESCAC Guidelines Orchestrated activity is not allowed, attendance cannot be taken and no information can be reported
In order to protect the wealth and diversity of activities at Williams, first academics, but also athletics, performances, cultural events, volunteer work, and others, the College has reserved the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 to 9:40 p.m. Monday evening for academic courses. This rule, which is overseen by
College Issued Uniforms & Equipment Intercollegiate athletes are responsible for all issued uniforms, athletic clothing, supplies, and equipment they receive at the beginning of the season. Items are numbered and documented and should not be transferred between athletes unless the Equipment Manager is notified ahead of time. Athletes must return all issued equipment on Closing
Online Compliance Forms To be eligible to practice and compete at your institution you must complete all NCAA compliance forms. You may access the NCAA compliance forms using the login ID and password that will be sent to you at the beginning of your season. Once you receive the email, you will have seven calendar
Athletic Department General Statement: The athletic department at Williams College expects the actions of its student-athletes to reflect the positive values and traditions of excellence fostered by the college. If your behavior or actions as a Williams College student-athlete do not reflect the values and traditions of the college and the Athletic Department, your athletic