The Office of Student Engagement & Leadership 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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Get Involved with RSOs! (Student Groups)

Interested in joining or creating a Registered Student Organization (RSO)? Explore our RSO page for more information. Visit The Hub to browse our nearly 150 Registered Student Organizations and learn about upcoming events over the academic year.

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 am - 9 pm: Every Day for Fall 2023

Learn more about Keefe.

Planning an Event

The Student Engagement & Leadership Office staff provides support and resources for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) planning an event on campus. Our Office must approve the proposed event before it can take place. We 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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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.