Our Services

The Office of Communications design team provides a variety of creative services and support for your print and design needs. We offer professional design services for posters, brochures, annual reports and more, and often suggest external vendors. We also coordinate printing with on and off campus vendors.

See also: Trademark and Visual Identity Policy


Amherst wall calendar and three Amherst admission brochures, Discovering Amherst, knowing Amherst, and Viewing Amherst

Design Requests

Promoting an event, program, or other College-related initiative? The design team in Communications can create social graphics, webpages, posters, digital signage, and more.

Visual indentity pieces, including a mammoth logo, the college wordmark, and a color chart

Visual Identity Toolkit

Find official Amherst College logos, colors, and more — as well as instructions for use — in our Visual Identity Toolkit. And browse a library of Amherst photos.

Joanna Mahoney

Joanna Mahoney

Graphic Designer

79 South Pleasant Street
Roberta L. Diehl

Roberta L. Diehl

Director of Digital Communications

As Director of Digital Communications, I lead the creative team responsible for producing online, print, photography and video content, setting strategies, prioritizing requests, and recommending and implementing tools to improve the efficiency of our work. I also collaborate with IT on projects involving mobile apps, digital signs and online directories, and work with departments and programs to support their digital communications projects.

In addition to a B.A. in Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, I hold an M.F.A. from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Contact me if you have questions, requests or suggestions related to web, print, photography or video. 

Pronouns: she/her/hers