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Safety and Contact Information

Contact Information
Important Numbers  
Campus Phone 
Outside Dialing
Alumni House Reception Center 2065 542–2065

Alumni and Parent Programs Office

2313 542-2313

Campus Health Services

2267 542-2267
Campus Operator 0 542–2000
Campus Police (Business Line) 2291 542–2291
Campus Police (Emergency) 2111 542–2111
Post-60th Headquarters 8207 542–8207

There is a pay phone located at the entrance to Frost Library.

Medical Services
Emergency Services (24 hours a day): Campus Police
Campus Phone Pay Phone Cell Phone**
2111 542–2111 (413) 542–2111
** Important: Please use the cell phone number listed above for emergencies; if you dial 911 on your cell phone, you may get emergency services in your hometown.

Non-emergency care is available at Keefe Health Center. More info>>

Amherst College Alcohol Policy

All alcohol must be served by an official bartender. BYO parties and no-host bars are not permitted on the campus.

Alcoholics Anonymous Center

Meetings will be held in Chapin Lounge of Chapin Hall on Friday and Saturday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Massachusetts Drinking Laws

In Massachusetts, all persons under the age of 21 are prohibited from purchasing, otherwise procuring, transporting and/or consuming alcoholic beverages. It is illegal to serve alcoholic beverages to an already intoxicated person. Any sale of alcoholic beverages without a license is also prohibited. Public consumption or conveyance of alcohol in open containers is illegal in the Town of Amherst. This includes the presence of open containers in vehicles as well as the carrying of such containers on sidewalks, streets, the Town Common, etc.

Lost and Found

Articles found on campus will be kept at the Alumni House. Following Reunion, unclaimed items will be held at Campus Police for 30 days.