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Helpful Phone Numbers

Amherst College Police

ACEMS student EMT service
413-542-2111 (via AC Police)

Health Services

Safe Rides
413-542-RIDE (7433)
Student-run escort service
on campus 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Residential Life
Community Development Coordinators and Community Advisors are your staff guides to campus resources.

Center for Counseling and Mental Health
Students can reach the Center for Counseling and Mental Health 24/7. Urgent care appointments, single session consultations, a variety of groups and individual therapy.

The Care Team
Supporting students dealing with challenges related to medical health, mental health, financial concerns, family challenges, or social/adjustment issues.

MySSP (Student Support Program)
Free to all Amherst students. Immediate short term mental health support, telehealth appointments and support. Download the app or text 1-866-743-7732

Center for Women and Community 
Sexual Assault Support and Advocacy Line (UMass, for Five College area). 24/7 support, resources, safety planning. 
413-545-0800 •

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Available to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. 160+ crisis centers provide support 24/7.

Need some help with Academics? We've got you covered.

The Writing Center   
Need help with a writing, speaking, or reading assignment?

The Q Center   
Need help developing skills in quantitative courses?

The Class Deans   
Your Class Dean can:

  • help you set goals
  • assist with academic and non-academic support services
  • provide information and assistance with academic issues