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Food Service

  • Dining Hall: Your meal plan ends after lunch on Friday, June 5. The following meals will be available to those students who have approval to stay for Commencement from Student Life: dinner in the Student Center on Friday, June 5, and continental breakfast and lunch in the Dining Hall on Saturday, June 6.
  • Student Center Café: The Café will close at midnight on Thursday, June 4.
  • Café Express: Closing after lunch on Wednesday, June 3—meal-plan use in the Café will not be available after lunch on Wednesday, June 3.

Recreational Spaces

  • Student Center: Regular hours will end at midnight on Thursday, June 4; summer hours will begin in June (see Hours and Information on Monday, June 8).
  • Meyer Recreation Barn: Closes for the term on Thursday, June 4, at 10:00 pm, and will re-open with summer hours on Monday, June 8, at 6:30 am.
  • DownCafé: Closes for the summer on Saturday, June 6, at noon.

Academic Services

  • Crossett Library:
    • Friday, May 22: Last day to request ILL books and films
    • Friday, May 29: Last day to request Williams forms and last day to request articles (articles can arrive one to seven days after requested)
    • Monday, June 1: Williams College and ILL items are due
    • Thursday, June 4: All Crossett and Jennings materials are due
    • Wednesday, June 3, and Thursday, June 4: 8:30 am–midnight
    • Friday, June 5: 8:30 am–4:00 pm
  • Jennings Music Library:
    • Through Friday, June 5: Weekdays 9:00 am–5:00 pm (the Music Library will be closed On Friday, June 5, from approx. 2:00-4:15 pm for Graduation and Dance Concerts)
    • Beginning Monday, June 8: Open weekdays 8:30 am–4:00 pm
  • Computer Center/Technology:
    • Wednesday, June 3: Computer Center closes for the term at 5:00 pm. Please be aware that Technology will be performing routine maintenance on the lab and public computers in Commons and the Library over the summer. All personal files must be removed from these computers by Monday, June 8. Any remaining files will be erased in the maintenance process, and any student files not removed by this date will be lost.
    • After Thursday, June 4: The VAPA_SHARES Shared Folder will be erased after the last day of classes. Please be sure to back up all your work before then. If you have any questions, please contact HelpDesk or x4476 (802-440-4476 from off campus).

Health Center

  • The Health Center (Health and Psychological Services) will be open for regular term hours through Friday, June 5. Dr. Randy Anselmo will be available for emergency calls only until Sunday, June 7. Dr. April Stein will be available for emergency calls through midnight on Saturday, June 6. The last day to have a Pap test or STI screening will be Friday, May 29. Seniors wishing to have prescription medications filled after May 29 must pay by cash, check, credit card, or Bennington Card at the time of service.
  • The staff of the Health Center will not be on campus or on call for emergency situations during the summer. Although staff will not be on campus, messages regarding non-urgent matters can be left for Health Services (802-440-4426) and for Psychological Services (802-440-4451). Messages will be checked and responded to approximately once per week.
  • As a reminder, prescription refills cannot be sent through the mail. Because the Health and Psychological Services Offices are closed over the summer, all students should make sure to have their medication needs taken care of. Please be sure to have refills on prescriptions to cover you through the summer.