Your Amherst College contribution designated to The Common crucially supports the Literary Publishing Internship Program, campus literary events and programming, and the production and promotion of The Common's high-quality, carefully edited print and digital publications.


To make a gift online, please visit our secure Giving page:

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Please make checks out to the Trustees of Amherst College with a reference to The Common in the memo field and/or in an accompanying letter.  

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Amherst, MA 01002-5000


To make a gift via credit card over the phone, please call our office at 413-542-5453.

Amherst College support for The Common is provided by the Office of the President, the Office of the Dean of Faculty, Amherst College Press, the English Department, Creative Writing, and alumni. The Common is a joint venture between Amherst College and The Common Foundation.