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Office of the Registrar
Telephone: (413) 542-2226
Fax: (413) 542-2327
Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8:30–4:30
(Memorial Day through Labor Day 8:00–4:00)
Welcome to the Office of the Registrar. Please note that Amherst College will be closed Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25. Happy Holidays!
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.
Converse Hall, Room 101
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 www.studentclearinghouse.org or contact them at: 703-742-4200, 703-318-4058 (fax), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amherst College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment anddegree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:
National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171
Participation in Commencement Policy
Following faculty vote December 15, 2015- Students within 4 courses of their degree may apply to walk in commencement beginning May 2016. See link below for more information. Application available under frequently requested forms.
Please see the link above for further information concerning the new policy on walking in Commencement.