Please note you must first check AC DATA (under Register/ Registration Requirements) to determine which holds are blocking your registration. 

The following is a list of registration holds that will prevent students from making changes to their registrations during the Add/Drop period.  If you have one of these holds, please follow the instructions listed below to resolve your issue.

Hold   Department Location  
Accounts Receivable Balance   Controller College Hall, 2nd fl.
Admission Transf Credits Reqd   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Exit Interview Incomplete   Financial Aid Converse Hall, Rm B-5
Faculty Course Evaluation Miss   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Financial Aid File Incomplete   Financial Aid Converse Hall, Rm B-5
Grades Incomplete   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Health Service File Incomplete   Health Services Keefe Health Center
Major Declaration Required   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Readmission Transcript Due   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Student Loan/Payment Plan Delinquent   Controller College Hall, 2nd fl.
Study Away Evaluation Needed   Global Education Office Keefe Campus Center, Rm 102
Study Abroad Transcript Due   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Summer/Interterm Transcript   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101
Transcript Due-US Educ Lv/Exch   Registrar Converse Hall, Rm 101

Global Education Office

Receiving this hold indicates you have not completed the evaluation for your study abroad or domestic study program.  Please call x5691 or email if you have any questions or if you need the evaluation link re-sent to you.


Receiving this hold indicates you still have a balance outstanding on your student account, loan or payment plan.  Please review the details of this balance on your student account statement on ACDATA at before contacting our office.

Please handle payment by one of the following means:  In Person:  Deliver your payment to the Controller’s Office, College Hall, 2nd Floor. Overnight Mail:  Amherst College, 155 South Pleasant St., College Hall, 2nd Floor, Amherst, MA 01002.  Electronic Payments:  Payment from banking account (“e-check”) or by credit card is available online at  Should you have further questions regarding your account, please contact the Student Accounts Office at (413) 542-2817 or 2811.

Financial Aid

This hold indicates your Amherst College Financial Aid application remains incomplete. Please log on to the online 'NetPartner' system to view the status of your application to determine what materials are outstanding. Use the following link to access this system: Your username and password are your Amherst College username and password. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Financial Aid office at 413-542-2296. You may also visit the Office of Financial Aid in the basement of Converse Hall, room B-5.


This hold indicates your Entrance Health Records are incomplete.  Please contact the Health Center at 413-542-2267 and a Medical Assistant will inform you of what is needed to meet the registration requirements.  Or you may visit the Keefe Health Center on College Street. 


This hold indicates that you are missing either a transcript, your grades are incomplete from last semester, or you need to declare your major.  If you are missing a transcript from an educational leave or a make-up course, please contact the program to have an official transcript sent immediately.  If you are missing a grade please contact the instructor and ask him or her to submit the grade ASAP.  It may be that you need to complete a course evaluation.  If that is the case, please contact the department coordinator for the course department.  If you need to declare a major, please return your signed form to the Registrar’s Office in Converse Hall, Room 101.  Contact the Registrar’s Office at x2226 for information or send an email to if you have any questions.