aerial view of Greenway dorms and campus

On-Campus Housing for Families

Amherst offers residence hall housing at a nominal fee to families of graduating seniors. Learn more and register (registration deadline is May 1).

Questions About Housing?

If you have any questions, please contact Paula Mieczkowski at Find more information about housing.

Housing for Commencement 2020 will open on December 9, 2019.

Information for Families

Schedule of Events
The weekend schedule.

General Information for Commencement Weekend
Headquarters, parking, dining, medical services, photography and video.

Preparing for Graduation
Tickets in case of inclement weather, diploma frames and printing graduation announcements.

Visitor Resources and Activities
Museums and exhibitions; recreational facilities and trails; local restaurants and activities.

All of our Commencement event locations are accessible. Find information on van rides, wheelchair rentals and more. 

Questions? Call Conferences and Special Events at (413) 542-2845.