Residential Life Calendar

Fall Semester 2019

August 27, Tuesday. New student orientation begins; first-year residences open in a staggered method beginning at 8:00 am.

August 31, Saturday. Residences open for returning students at 9:00 am. Keys are available at Amherst College Police Department (Service Center) lower level conference room from (9:00 am-11:00 pm). If you arrive outside of these hours, we will make your key available at the Amherst College Police Department dispatch desk. 

September 3, Tuesday. Fall semester classes begin. 

October 12-15, Saturday-Tuesday. Midsemester break. Residence Halls remain open but with limited services.

December 10-12 – Online Room Selection for Students Returning to campus from absence during Fall 2019.

December 11, Wednesday. Last day of fall semester classes. 

December 21, Saturday. Students who are not assigned to campus housing for Spring 2020 must vacate halls by noon.

December 21 – January 25 – Residence Halls are open but with limited services.  Students staying for some, or all, of this time must register with the Office of Residential Life.