The Office of Communications provides coverage of major college events, such as Convocation and Commencement, as well as the Amherst website, Amherst magazine, e-News and other publications. For departments or individuals seeking on-campus photographic coverage, the Office of Communications offers several options:

Students holding welcome signs jump into the air on the quad at Orientation

Photography Request Form

If you would like to request a photographer for an event, need a portrait taken, or otherwise require a photographer, please fill out our request form.

PhotoShelter Quick Search

Aerial view of the baseball fields and the athletics facilities at Amherst College

Drone Photography & Videography

Do we have a drone? Yes. Licensed pilots? Yes. Can our drone take photos & videos? Yes. Do you have a drone that you would like permission to use on campus? First, review the policy. Then contact us.

Maria Stenzel

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Roberta L. Diehl

Roberta L. Diehl

Director of Digital Communications

As Director of Digital Communications, I lead the creative team responsible for producing digital, 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 staff in departments and programs across campus to support their digital and print-based 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 about related to digital, print, photography, or video projects. 

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