Office of Communications

Amherst College has a powerful story to tell—stories about our high-achieving students, distinctive faculty research, innovative learning opportunities, accomplished alumni, our true commitment to diversity and inclusion, a robust financial aid program—and much more.

We have expertise in writing, photography, video production, graphic design, social media, website design, usability and accessibility, and event planning and publicity. 

What you do is amazing. Let us help you to tell your unique story. Contact us today to get started.

Our Services

We Can Help:

  • Share your news—faculty research and awards, distinguished senior theses, new departmental initiatives, and notable alumni achievements, for example—via the Amherst website, social media, e-News or in the alumni magazine
  • Guide you through planning and promoting events
  • Publicize significant news in the media and manage requests from reporters
  • Assist you with web page formatting and content strategy
  • Share tips for establishing and maintaining your own social media presence
  • Provide expertise and assistance with video and photography, including use of the College’s image library
  • Coordinate the design and printing of a wide range of printed publications
  • Guide you in using the College’s visual identity toolkit (VIT) that includes approved wordmarks, fonts, colors, mammoth logos, and other visual design elements
  • Collect and disseminate information about intercollegiate athletics at Amherst
  • Provide guidance for using of campus-wide tools such as web analytics, the College's Digital Asset Management System, the Event Calendar, the Message Center, digital signs, and e-Newsletters