Last updated: March 27, 2020

This page is intended to answer some frequently asked questions about Amherst College’s response to and plans around the COVID-19 outbreak. The best source of medical and scientific information about COVID-19 is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. We strongly recommend that individuals with any questions or concerns about the health-related aspects of the illness and outbreak consult that website and/or a medical professional.

If you have other Amherst-related questions about COVID-19 that are not addressed on this website, email us at