Student Activities

The Office of Student Activities provides support and resources for students across campus—from planning events to helping students find—and join—new organizations. We're here to show you everything that the Amherst community provides.

The Office of Student Activities provides programs, facilities, and support for co-curricular and extracurricular activities, including weekly social activities through Amherst College After Dark and IntertermStudents are encouraged to explore their interests, take on leadership roles, and engage in whatever it is they are passionate about. We provide advisement, direction, and leadership training to a number of groups across campus.

Select one of the following groups for more information.

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Student Activities Online Resources

Visit our online resources page for safe activities that you can participate in whether on or off campus for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester.

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AC Votes & TurboVote

Amherst Votes is a coalition of students and groups working to increase voter registration and turnout among Amherst students. TurboVote is a seamless guide to register to vote, request absentee ballots, and receive reminders of your choosing.

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Get Involved!

Visit The HUB to browse our nearly 150 Registered Student Organizations, learn about upcoming events and seek opportunities to get involved on campus based on your personal interests.

We’re Here to Help!

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Find Us in Keefe Campus Center

Named in honor of Harry V. Keefe, Jr. '43, the Keefe Campus Center first began operations in September of 1987. Academic Hours of Operations:

8 a.m. - 9p: Every Day for Fall 2020

Learn more about Keefe.

Planning an Event

The Student Activities Office staff provides support and resources for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) planning an event on campus. The Student Activities Office must approve the proposed event before it can take place. Our office can also assist with funding for an event, though some limitations may apply.

Programming Boards—Get Involved!

Our Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student-run programming board that hosts a variety of campus-wide events throughout the school year, and Amherst After Dark offers live entertainment, movies, arts and crafts, game nights and many other social events.


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Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)

Interested in creating a new Registered Student Organization? All new RSO proposals require a meeting with the Associate Director of Student Activities to discuss criteria for final approval by a peer committee. Please review all criteria carefully.