Bascom House

Named for John Bascom, Class of 1849
Former Beta Theta Pi house

33 Stetson Court
11,400 sq.ft.

Bascom House, 2012
Bascom House, 2012

About Bascom House

Bascom House, the old residence of Beta Theta Pi, is named for John Bascom, Class of 1849, Professor of Sociology, who spoke out against the secret societies (fraternities) at Williams and favored co-education. Bascom currently houses the Williams College Office of Admission.

Major Construction History

Date Project Cost
1913 Architect: Harding and Seaver
1966 Purchased
1968 Major renovation
1994 Renovation and refurbishment $537,846
2003 Converted to house the Admission Office
Architect: EDM
General Contractor: Renau