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Student health and well-being are paramount at Amherst. Our health center offers direct patient care. Our counseling center helps students develop resiliency and cope with dilemmas in their personal development and with painful life events. Our police officers strive to provide a safe environment in which students can pursue academic and personal growth.

Student Health Service

Keefe Health Center offers direct patient care, both by appointment and on a walk-in basis. The staff is committed to promoting health and to preventing and treating illness and disease.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides assessment, counseling, brief psychotherapy and referral to Amherst students on a voluntary and confidential basis.

Wellness on Campus

Accessibility Services

Our Accessibility Services office guides students through the process of obtaining reasonable accommodations in housing, academics and dining.

Sexual Respect and Title IX

We encourage all members of our campus community to seek support for and report all sexual harassment and sexual misconduct the Amherst College Police or the Title IX coordinator or deputy coordinators. They are committed to eliminating the misconduct, preventing its recurrence and addressing the effects. Learn more about sexual respect and Title IX.

Campus Safety

The Amherst College Police Department is a progressive, service-oriented police department whose goal is to provide a safe and secure environment.

Emergency Info

Our Office of Student Affairs provides a list of telephone numbers to know in case of emergency. See also our Emergency page, where you can sign up for mobile alerts.