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Williamson College of the Trades is located on Route 352, in Delaware County, Pennsylvania and is fourteen miles west of Philadelphia. A wide variety of attractions are located nearby, including historical sites, museums, shopping malls, theaters, parks, arboreta, and many other points of interest in the historic Delaware Valley.

Campus Grounds

Situated on 220 acres of woodland and fields, the Williamson campus is noted for its beauty. Frank Furness, one of the most highly acclaimed architects of the late 19th century, designed eleven of the college’s buildings. (Williamson boasts the largest collection of Furness buildings in the country and has received awards from historical societies for its upkeep of these buildings.)

In addition to faculty homes, athletic fields, woods, and streams, the campus boasts a variety of major buildings, including:

Campus Technology

Williamson maintains an extensive information technology suite and infrastructure to support its educational and student life needs. Each academic and trade classroom is equipped with an integrated Smart Classroom suite. While maintaining several student computer laboratories across campus, every student also receives a laptop at no personal cost for use during their college tenure. Each student has access to private, secure file storage and personal cloud storage of 1TB through Office 365. Additionally, each student is issued a Williamson email account that he may continue to use beyond graduation.

For information regarding the college’s student technology policies, please see the Student Information Technology Handbook.

The Library

The Library, located in the Strine Learning Center, provides a collection of books and journals in each trade and technical area offered at Williamson, books and periodicals on general subjects, and computers with Internet access for Web-based research. When classes are in session, the library is open during the day, Monday through Friday, and selected evening hours; please consult the Librarian for specific hours of operation. The library is associated with the Delaware County Library System, providing convenient access to the holdings of all the public libraries in the county, including those of Delaware County Community College. As a member of ACCESS-PA, the library can easily receive, via interlibrary loan, items from hundreds of libraries across the Commonwealth.

College Store

Located online and on the first floor of Byers Hall, the Campus Store sells academic supplies, snack foods, Williamson apparel, and a variety of college souvenirs.


All students live in one of the twelve on-campus dormitories, which are supervised by an adult dormitory manager.