*Welcome Class of 2017 and Transfer Students*
FOR FIRST-YEAR AND NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS
The events planned for your first days of college are intended to acquaint you with important aspects of life at Amherst. We hope you will approach these events as opportunities to explore college resources and meet new people. So learn, enjoy, and know that we’re delighted to welcome you to Amherst! More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Important Dates for 2013
Sunday, August 25 — Orientation begins! New students (including new transfer students) arrive. Please report to Converse Hall (100 Boltwood Ave.) Lobby between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to pick up your Orientation packet and room key. If you arrive after 12:00 p.m., you can pick up your packet and room key from Campus Police(6 East St.).
Monday, August 26 — Last event for parents ends at 1:30 p.m. Orientation continues for new students until the start of classes.
Thursday, August 29 - Saturday, August 31 — MyAmherst Too! talks with Faculty, Three-day C.E.O.T. (Community Engagement Orientation Trips), F.O.O.T. (First-Year Outdoor Orientation Trips) Overnight and Day Trips leave campus.
Friday, August 30 - Trip to Boston.
Monday, September 2 - Opening Convocation, Johnson Chapel.
Tuesday, September 3 — First day of classes. On Wednesday, September 4, the Monday schedule of classes will be held.