Office of Communications

Austin Huot, Commencement director, and the staff in the office of conferences and special events (CASE) coordinate the annual Commencement activities. Please contact CASE at (413) 542-2845 or if you have questions about Commencement. CASE is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

Commencement Tickets

See Tickets, Location & Weather.

Graduation Announcements and Diploma Frames

Herff Jones has been authorized to offer personalized graduation announcements for graduating Amherst seniors. Their family mailing occurs in March. They offer personalized announcements and frames for diplomas. Additional information can be found at and

Amherst College provides each graduating senior with a few unpersonalized invitations. These packets are distributed to the students when graduating seniors pick up their caps and gowns at the graduation fair in April. They will also be available for download after spring break.