The Office of Student Affairs supports you in achieving a rigorous and valuable Amherst education, while enjoying your years at Amherst. We build programs and services that foster an exciting intellectual life, as well as leadership and social experiences, to help you thrive in all aspects of your life. We provide academic, career, personal and social life counseling; developing and implementing support programs; administering the College's student residential and extracurricular resources; participating in the faculty and administrative formulation and evaluation of policies; and assuring that students’ needs are considered in College decisions.
Virtual & Online Student Resources
The Office of Student Affairs has compiled a number of virtual and online resources for students to use while remote learning, as well as helpful links for support across Campus.
You Can Find Us in Converse Hall
Student Affairs is located in 201 Converse Hall. You can contact us by phone at (413) 542-2337 or email us at email@example.com.
Academic year: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Summer: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Summer hours begin the day after Memorial Day (the last Monday in May) and end on Labor Day (the first Monday in September).
Visit our Academic Support page to learn more about our highly effective services that are designed to support your academic success or to schedule a meeting with our class deans or our peer mentors.
Living at Amherst
Visit our Student Life page to learn more about opportunities to enrich your education through co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
Health and Wellness
Visit our Health and Wellbeing page for important information on campus resources.
Identity and Exploration
Funding Student Activities
Discover funding opportunities for extracurricular activities around campus. LEARN MORE
Leaves of Absence
Learn what steps are involved in withdrawals, readmissions and transfers. LEARN MORE
Professor & Staff Dinners
You can take a professor or staff member out to dinner at an Amherst-area restaurant. LEARN MORE
Student Affairs Staff
The Student Affairs staff includes class deans, our case management team, student activities, residential life and new students programs, counseling and health services, and accessibility services.