Campus Diversity and Student Leadership provides education, support and advocacy to and on behalf of first- generation, low-income, transfer, undocumented/DACA and veteran students. Through programmatic initiatives, resources and services, we foster personal, social and academic success for the student populations we serve.
We create and offer immersive opportunities for co-curricular learning and leadership development. We strive to educate and cultivate leaders who hold a commitment to lifelong learning, self-reflection, social justice and social change.
Number of Meiklejohns
The Meiklejohn Fellows Program provides generous resources,
opportunities, and support to low-income and/or first-generation students at the college.
Undocumented/DACA Student Veterans
Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning Admission Intensive Advising and Summer Bridge Alumni & Parent Programs
Next Gen Leadership Institute
Designed for first-generation and/or low-income students to cultivate and highlight existing social and cultural capital in their personal and professional lives.
Spring Transfer Orientation
This new-student orientation welcomes and supports the transition into the Amherst College community for a cohort of transfer students.
Trailblazers Tent Dinner
A celebratory event for graduating first- generation students and families during commencement weekend.