Human Resources

Did you know?

As an employee of Amherst College you are eligible for:

  • Free blood pressure measurements during the academic year at Keefe Health Center
  • 10% discount on everything at Amherst Books –tell them you are an Amherst College employee and ask for the discount
  • Discount at Campus Auto Parts on auto parts only.  Tell them you are an Amherst College employee and show your ID – amount of discount varies depending on part purchased
  • Discount on auto insurance from Blair Cutting and Smith Insurance Agency – discounts for homeowners insurance may be available if you purchase auto insurance through them
  • Software at discounted prices for work-at-home use may be ordered from Information Technology via online form. Go to Information Technology>Computer Help>Software (includes Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Windows 7)
  • Access to websites for discounts on computer hardware from Apple, Dell, Lenovo (IBM) – see Educational Discounts for Computer Purchases, this page requires your Amherst College login
  • Repair of computer hardware at UMASS computer repair facility – show Amherst College ID
  • Purchase computer software through the UMASS Bookstore – show Amherst College ID
  • Use of practice rooms at Music Building when available (requires $25 deposit for key)
  • Use of Robert Frost Library including borrowing video and audio materials
  • Free Visits to Mead Art Museum, Emily Dickinson Museum (The Homestead and the Evergreens), Planetarium, Observatory, and Museum of Natural History
  • Discounted meals at Valentine Hall
  • Purchase baked goods from Dining Services at Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Fitness Center
  • Discount at Sherwin Williams in Northampton, 584-8789 (20% - 30%) depending on product (paint, paint supplies/drywall tools…etc.)
  • No interest computer loan through college once every two years up to  2/3  of the price of the computer - go to No Interest Computer Loan, this page requires your Amherst College login
  • Tire Discount

Note: If you find that a discount is no longer available, please notify us at extension 2372.