This guide is organized by institution. Find your institution below.

Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College

Testing and Vaccination. You need only comply with your home institutions’ policies.

Building Access. You may go to the Amherst College Dispatch Center to pick-up a key fob to access campus.

University of Massachusetts

Vaccination. You need only comply with your home institution's proof of vaccination policy.

Testing. You will need to participate in Amherst College’s testing program. You will receive regular emails from the Testing Center asking you to make your testing appointment. You must remain compliant with the program for the entire semester or you will be excluded from campus. Consent forms for testing are included in the invitation to test.

The consent forms allude to a 48hr waiting period between when the forms are submitted and when you may appear for testing, but you are excluded from that requirement.

First Day of Class. If you are being tested for the first time on the first day of class, you may request an antigen test in addition to the normal PCR test. That will allow you to receive a test result and attend class.

Building Access. Once you receive a negative test result from the Amherst College Testing Center, you may pick-up a key fob to access campus.

Amherst Regional High School

Vaccination. You are required to submit proof of vaccination to Amherst College. If you are registered, you have already submitted proof and no further documentation is required.

Testing. You will need to participate in Amherst College’s testing program. You will receive regular emails from the Testing Center asking you to make your testing appointment. You must remain compliant with the program for the entire semester or you will be excluded from campus. Specific parental consent forms for minors have been sent.

First Day of Class. If you are being tested for the first time on the first day of class, you may request an antigen test in addition to the normal PCR test. That will allow you to receive a test result and attend class.

Building Access. Once you receive a negative test result from the Amherst College Testing Center, you may pick-up a key fob to access campus.