Office of the Registrar

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Telephone: 413-542-2226    


Office Hours:  Monday- Friday  8:30 - 4:30, 

(Memorial Day through Labor Day 8:00 - 4:00)

Welcome to the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar's office is responsible for the integrity of academic records and the implementaion of College policies regarding the curriculum.

We also provide a variety of services including verification of enrollment and degree, release of transcripts, biographical information, class and finals scheduling, registration and some statistical reporting.

Location:  The Registrar's Office is located in Room 101 of Converse Hall, the brick building with pillars on the southeast corner of the intersection of Route 9 and Route 116. The Five College bus stop is just a few feet down the street from Converse, adjacent to the parking lot.  Parking in front of the building and in the lot is by permit only.  Parking information for visiting students.


Student Attendance Verification

Credit Grantors, Employers, Insurance Companies and others can verify current attendance of Amherst College students at the National Student Clearinghouse.  Please visit or contact them at: 703-742-4200, 703-318-4058  (fax), or

Degree Verifications

Amherst College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and

degree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:


Mail:    National Student Clearinghouse

               2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300

               Herndon, VA 20171



Online Pre-Registration Fall 2015

Advising week is March 30 - April 3, 2015

Students must create preferred courses in ACDATA and schedule an appointment with their academic advisor(s) to review class schedule and obtain online advisor approval.  If you have more than one advisor, EACH ONE must approve your classes.

Pre-registration for Fall 2015 is April 6-10 .  Students will pre-register for Fall 2015 classes. 

Instruction regarding the online registration process can be found on the Online Registration pages.


  • Juniors (2016 – 2106E) Monday, April 6 (12:00am) – Wednesday, April 8 (11:59pm)
  • Sophomores (2017 -- 2017E)Tuesday, April 7 (12:00am) – Thursday, April 9 (11:59pm)
  • First Years (2018 -- 2018E) Wednesday, April 8 (12:00am) – Friday, April 10 (11:59 pm)
  • Teaching Assistants, Language Assistants and Exchange Students will have the same timeframe as the First Years.

*We have been asked by the other 4 colleges to send 5-college enrollments in class order as listed above.  We are setting our pre-registration appointment days and times to give our students the best advantage in the 5-college system.  These times are not reflective of any priority at Amherst. Please get your 5-college registrations completed as early as possible.  Be sure you have all co-requisites listed on your forms and remember that there is a 5-college process in addition to placing the place-holder course in ACDATA.  Those instructions can be found here: