Plan an Event at Amherst College

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Need to plan an event, invite a lecturer or arrange an extended conference at Amherst College?

The Office of Conferences and Special Events (CASE) can help assist with speaker events and room reservations.

Career-Related Events

The Loeb Center oversees all career-focused events at Amherst College. All companies and organizations that recruit on campus are either scheduled or monitored by this office. See the Loeb Center website for additional information.

Student Related Events

The Student Activities Office staff provides support, advisement, and access to resources for Registered Student Organizations in the event planning process. See the Student Activities website for information and event planning resources.


Planning your own event?

We recommend that you reach out to the Events Coordination Group (ECG) to inquire about possible scheduling conflicts. Additionally, you may consider the following suggestions. You may wish to follow the full process or select the pieces that work best for you.

Arranging On-Site Services
Catering, technology needs, photography and more.

Booking Space on Campus
Whom to contact to reserve the room you want.

Event Checklist
A step-by-step guide to planning your event.

Event Locations
Spaces to consider for events.

Inviting & Accommodating a Speaker
Selecting a speaker, and planning travel, accommodations, payment and more.

Scheduling Your Event
Selecting a date, time and length for your event, and creating a comprehensive event schedule.

Looking for recommendations and suggestions on how to make your virtual event a success? Please feel free to reach out to the Events Coordination Group (ECG) and ask for their Virtual Event Planning Checklist.