Upcoming Meetings

Faculty Meeting
Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4:30pm


Academic Calendar - Important Dates & Deadlines

First Day of Classes -

Monday, January 28, 2019

Studio Comps Due Date -

Monday, February 25, 2019

Students must have their project finished and installed by this due date

Studio Mid-Semester Critique -

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 4:30pm - Basement studio

History of Art Comprehensive Exams -

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 4:30pm

Mid-Term Grades due to Registrar -

Friday, March 8, 2019

Last Day to Withdraw from the College -

Friday, March 8, 2019

Spring Break -

Saturday, March 9 - Sunday, March 17

Advising Week -

Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29

Submissions for Prizes

Monday, April 15, 2019

Submissions for annual prizes can be sent to the ADC (finearts@amherst.edu).  For Prize information, see the following webpage:   https://www.amherst.edu/mm/159950

Written Theses Work and Portfolios -

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Faculty and Museum Walk-through for Prize Nominations -

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Thesis Proposal Due Date -

Friday, April 26, 2019

If you are considering writing an honors thesis you must submit a two to three-page, double-spaced proposal to the ADC (finearts@amherst.edu) by April 26.  Your proposal should outline the topic you want to investigate and some of the questions you intend to explore. You should also attach a short (no more than one page) bibliography.

We recommend that you consult with your advisor in advance of submitting the proposal.

Last Day of Classes -

Friday, May 3, 2019

Senior Thesis due to Registrar and Online -

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Registrar maintains a Detailed Academic Calendar of important dates and deadlines, including comprehensive exam dates, deadlines for new course proposals and more.


Careers in Arts & Communications

The Careers in Arts & Communication program, overseen by the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning, provides exposure to a variety of professional development opportunities and career advising to help students launch successful careers.


Amherst College Digital Collections

Amherst College Digital Collections (ACDC) holds over one hundred thousand digitized art works, photographs, manuscripts, books and other media from the College’s Archives & Special Collections and Art & Architecture Collection.


Art Museums Nearby

Five College Museums:
New England & New York Museums: