Getting Here & Moving In

Albany Airport Bus Service for First-Year students

Williams offers a bus service to campus from the Albany Airport only. For tickets and more information, please visit Williams Motorcoach

Visitor Information

For lots of great information on getting here and getting around, check out our Visitor’s Guide!

Moving In

There is lots of information regarding dorm rooms at Student Life. You should also check out the Bell Book: A Cliffnotes Guide to College Living, created by Williams alum, Christopher Bell ’98, who thought incoming first-years needed more than just a room assignment. Also, for great money saving tips check out the Savvy Spenders Guide.

Move-In Day Parking & Shuttle Information

Mission Park (Armstrong, Pratt, Mills, Dennett)

Temporary parking (30 minutes) for unloading will be permitted on the right side of Lynde Lane. As you travel down Lynde Lane the order of the houses is Armstrong, Pratt, Mills, and Dennett.

Long-term parking is available in the Thompson Lot which is across the street from Mission Park. Campus Safety officers will be in the area to assist. See Shuttle Service below.

Sage Hall and Williams Hall

Temporary parking (30 minutes) for unloading will be permitted on Chapin Hall Drive and on Park Street.

Long term parking is available in the Thompson Lot which is across the street from Mission Park. Campus Safety officers will be in the area to assist. See Shuttle Service below.

Shuttle Service

Two shuttle vans will operate from 8:00am to 6:00pm, stopping at the following locations:

  • Thompson Lot – Long-Term Parking (Lynde Lane)
  • Health Center – Thompson Health Center (near the corner of Hoxsey & Walden streets)
  • Hopkins Hall – Dean’s Office, Registrar’s Office, Campus Safety (880 Main Street)
  • Frosh Quad (Sage and Williams halls) – Chapin Hall Drive
  • Mission Park (Armstrong, Pratt, Mills, Dennett) – Mission Park Drive & Lynde Lane