Recent Campus Messages

May 6, 2021—Planning Update: Limited College-Sponsored Travel, COVID-19 Testing Reminder and a Correction. Full message...

May 6, 2021—Information About Fall Housing. Full message...

April 29, 2021—Planning Update: Commencement Details, Changes in Government COVID-19 Guidance, Campus Vaccination Clinic. Full message...

April 28, 2021—Commencement 2021: Regalia, Registration, COVID-19 Testing, and More. Full message...

Find all messages, including notices of positive COVID test results, and see test result data:

Here you will find important information about how the College is anticipating and responding to the impact of COVID-19 on our community. We continue to closely monitor the situation and are in constant contact with state and local public health officials, colleagues at the Five Colleges, and other relevant parties. This site is updated regularly and includes information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other trusted sources.

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COVID-19 Dashboard

See the results of testing of Amherst College faculty, staff, and students who are being tested routinely on campus. The data are updated every weekday.

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The Spring Plan

In the Spring of 2021, we plan to bring approximately 1,200 students to campus. Find details, requirements, important dates, and more in our Spring Plan.

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Campus Map

Find the testing center and the academic tents, and see the campus perimeter. 

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