The responsible administrator for this section is the Office of General Counsel. The Office of General Counsel has approval authority.

Policy Statement

The operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“UAS,” commonly referred to as “drones”) and Model Aircrafts is regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) as well as relevant state laws and local ordinances. This policy sets forth the rules applicable to the operation of UAS and Model Aircraft on Amherst College property and by those acting on behalf of Amherst College.

The full policy can be found here:

For additional information, please contact John Carter, Executive Director of Safety and Chief of Police, 413-542-2771.