Strategic Plan

Our Strategy

The seven priorities outlined in our strategic plan reaffirm our commitment to the liberal arts in an era of dramatic change, emphasizing connections between academic programs and residential offerings and preparing our graduates to enter the world.

Campus construction

The Future of Our Campus

By 2018 the eastern portion of the College campus will be transformed by the addition of a 230,000-square-foot science center, four new residence halls and an expansive greenway for recreation and relaxation running the full length of that landscape.

AmhCam view of the Science Center under construction

Science Center Construction

The science center will open in the summer of 2018 and will support advanced teaching and research with extensive laboratory and classroom spaces as well as related academic offices. 

A path in Amherst College's Wildlife Sanctuary

Green Amherst

Amherst is deeply committed to sustainability—now and in the future. See what we’re doing, and get involved.