Student Affairs supports you in achieving a rigorous and valuable Amherst education, while enjoying your years at Amherst. We build programs and services that foster an exciting intellectual life, as well as leadership and social experiences, to help you thrive in all aspects of your life. We provide academic, career, personal and social life counseling; developing and implementing support programs; administering the College's student residential and extracurricular resources; participating in the faculty and administrative formulation and evaluation of policies; and assuring that students’ needs are considered in College decisions.
Supporting Students’ Academic Success
The college offers an array of resources to support students’ academic success, providing access to faculty advisors, experts in particular skill areas and in the science of how we learn, and entire offices that provide academic-support services that are focused and personalized.
Living at Amherst
Visit our Campus Life page to learn more about opportunities to enrich your education through co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
See our Student Resources Guide for a variety of services and contacts.
Health and Wellbeing
Visit our Health and Wellbeing page for important information on campus resources.