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 11, Wednesday. Last day of fall semester classes. 

Date TBD – Online Room Selection for Students Returning to campus from absence during Fall 2018.

December 20, Friday. Students not on campus for Spring 2019 must vacate halls by 5:00 pm.

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.