Contacting the Admission Office

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We are happy to answer any questions you may have. We want to be certain that you have the information you need!


Regular hours of operation for the Amherst College Office of Admission are Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. 
Note: In compliance with necessary health and safety protocols established in early March 2020 in response to COVID-19, the Amherst College campus is entirely closed to the public until further notice. All employees (other than those in essential, on-campus positions) are working remotely from home.
If you cannot find the information you need on our website, please e-mail us at or call us (413) 542-2328.

To send application materials* by regular mail:

Office of Admission
Amherst College
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

* Please note that all applications must be submitted online; paper versions are not available.

To send materials by express mail (requiring a street address):

Office of Admission
Amherst College
220 South Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01002

To contact current students or members of academic departments:

Start at our Connect with Amherst Students and Faculty page.

To contact the Office of Financial Aid:

Start at our Financial Aid Office page.