Welcome to Amherst!

Congratulations! We are so excited that you will be joining us here at Amherst College!

Below you will find some helpful dates for incoming students who want to request accommodations at Amherst.

Please note, you will be receiving general information regarding Orientation and deadlines, dates, and required forms.

June 1, 2020 - the date when you can begin sending supporting documentation for your requested accommodations. At the time you send documentation, please also fill out an Intake Form.

June 1, 2020 - June 26th, 2020* - Incoming students requesting housing accommodations for the 20/21 academic year: When your documentation is received, we will contact you via email to schedule a 30 minute meeting which can be conducted either by phone, Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime. During that meeting we will determine housing accommodations for the 20/21 academic year.

August 3rd, 2020 - September 4th, 2020** - Incoming students requesting academic accommodations for the 20/21 academic year: When your documentation is received, we will contact you via email to schedule an on-campus meeting. These meetings will be scheduled either during Orientation, or within the first two weeks of classes.

*Housing accommodations requested and approved after July 3rd will be considered but cannot be guaranteed for the 20/21 academic year.

**Academic accommodations can be requested any time during the academic year and will be applied at the time of approval.

Information on applying for an accommodation can be found at this link: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/489760

We encourage you to review our comprehensive website for detailed information, and request you email us at accessibility@amherst.edu with any questions.

We look forward to working with you!!