Emergency Management

The College's emergency management program fosters community and institutional resilience and sustains the pursuit of the Mission of Amherst College.

A Resilient College

View of Johnson Chapel from First-Year Quad The College's emergency management program fosters community and institutional resilience and sustains the pursuit of the Mission of Amherst College. The program provides for the management and coordination of prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities for all hazards and encompasses all departments and individuals sharing responsibility for these activities.

Cover page of the Emergency Response Handbook

“What should I do if...?”

The Emergency Response Handbook contains hazard-specific instructions for individual preparedness and response.