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 if you plan to request accommodations at Amherst.

Student Applications

June 1, 2023 - the date you may begin sending supporting documentation for your requested accommodations. Log into the AIM portal using your Amherst email* to submit your student application and upload documentation. 

*Amherst email credentials sent in late May.

Housing Accommodations

June 1 - June 23rd, 2023** - Incoming students who would like for housing accommodations to be considered need to submit disability documentation and schedule an interactive meeting no later than June 24th. 

June 26th - June 30th, 2023 - Accessibility Services will work with you and your provider for additional medical documentation as needed.

**Housing accommodations requested and approved after June 30th will be considered but cannot be guaranteed for the 23/24 academic year.

Academic Accommodations

August 1st - September 1, 2023*** - Students who have submitted an application and supporting documentation can schedule an interactive meeting to determine academic accommodations for the fall semester. 

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

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

We look forward to meeting you!