The Williams Bookstore is now open to the public with state mandated occupancy restrictions, safety and sanitary measures in place. If you come to the bookstore you will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Find everything you need for class in one place at The Williams Bookstore.
We strongly recommend shopping for your books on our website once you've register for classes. Student ID as tender for term bill or book grant will be available online.
On our website, www.thewilliamsbookstore.com , select each of your courses and section to see your book list and choose your books. Tender and options for pick-up or delivery will display at check-out.
Textbooks are available in-store in alpha order by course. Make sure you know your registered courses and sections to if you plan to come into the store to shop. Please note: Bookstore occupancy will be very limited and social distancing in effect. Please order your books and supplies on our website.
Rental books cost less than new books,sometimes up to 80%. Use it. Highlight in it. Write in it. Return it.
• Create a book rental profile and provide some personal info. and a credit card as collateral – we will charge you for the books if you don’t return them.
• You can highlight and take notes in rented books, but unreasonable wear or damage means you’ll have to buy it at term end.
HINT: Pre-register your book rental account to get through the checkout line faster at FollettRental.com/0506 . You can also set up your rental account as you shop on our website.
Yes, you may use your student ID on or website or in-store for:
• Any required textbooks, new, used, rental and digital
Once you’ve selected your items on our website, and are ready to check out, select Williams College Campus ID, then enter your seven-digit ID number without the W at the beginning. The Williams Fall 2020 account will appear. Select the radio button to agree to the terms and conditions and use the “Pay With This” banner to apply the ID card. You will receive an order confirmation email and a secondary notification when your order has shipped or is ready for pickup. The purchase will be charged to your student account. The Book Grant will be applied for eligible recipients.