Fall 2020 SAAC Report

Williams College SAAC Mission Statement: “Our mission is to improve the experience of student-athletes at Williams. We want to enhance the four years they spend here and offer the possibility of improving the situation for any individual or athletes as a group. In addition we hope to offer opportunities for our… Continue reading »

Faculty Affiliates Program

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… Continue reading »

Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

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… Continue reading »

Physical Education Requirement

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… Continue reading »

Limitations on Out of Season Activities

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… Continue reading »

College Division of the Day

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… Continue reading »

Equipment Loan Policy

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… Continue reading »


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… Continue reading »

Code of Conduct

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… Continue reading »