Policies & Guidelines

The Williams College Facilities Department has developed a set of useful policies and guidelines to be used by contractors, facilities personnel, faculty, and students. These policies are intended to aid in the construction of high-quality campus buildings and help students and faculty better interact with their campus environment.

For Faculty & Students

Guidelines for Facilities Service Requests

Guidelines for submission of facilities service requests for any repair and maintenance to campus facilities. Includes estimated charges.

Energy Conservation Guidelines

Energy Conservation Guidelines and helpful hints for how to help support the Facilities Department in minimizing the College’s impact on the environment.

Key Control Policies

Key Control Policies are intended to protect the property and privacy of Williams College. These apply to all facilities owned and occupied by the college, Williams College employees and visiting faculty, students, and contractors working for the College.

House Rules

House Rules detail the many important house-related policies for students as members of the Williams community.

Summer Policies

Summer Policies are for students living on campus over the summer. Students enter into a much more limited arrangement with the College than during the regular academic year.

Bat Policy Procedures

Williams Policy and Procedure Regarding Bats in Campus Buildings

 

For Consultants and Contractors

Facilities Work Rules

PDF of Work Rules and best practices for users, operations staff and consultants for conduct of work on campus.

Signage Guidelines

PDF of Construction Signage Guidelines detailing placement, sizing and format of all construction signs as well as process for approval.

CORI/SORI Background Check Clause

PDF of Williams College Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sexual Offender Record Information (SORI) Background Check Clause.

Key Control Policies

Key Control Policies are intended to protect the property and privacy of Williams College. These apply to all facilities owned and occupied by the college, Williams College employees and visiting faculty, students, and contractors working for the College.

Design Standards

PDF of Facilities Design Standards.