Emergency Telephone Numbers

Amherst College Police | (413) 542-2111

Available 24 hours a day.

ACEMS (on-campus EMT service) | (413) 542-2111 (via Campus Police)

Office of Student Affairs/Administrator on Call| (413) 542-2337
Available during regular office hours and can assist with academic concerns, changes in housing or other accommodations and referrals to other resources. Members of the Office of Student Affairs are also available 24 hours a day by calling Amherst College Police.

Resident Counselors
Students living in the residence halls who are employed by Residential Life and trained to refer students to campus resources.

Amherst College Health Services | (413) 542-2267

Safe Rides | (413) 542-7433 or (413) 542-RIDE
Student Security Assistants operate an escort service on campus between the hours of 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. nightly during the academic year. For personal safety, students, staff and faculty are encouraged to use this service by calling Safe R-I-D-E. 

Confidential Resources and Support

The resources listed in this section are confidential and may not share your information without your expressed consent unless there is an imminent danger to you or to others or as otherwise required by law. These confidential resources are granted this privilege by Massachusetts law due to the nature of their position.

On Campus:

Health Services | (413) 542-2267
Available during regular office hours.

Counseling Center | (413) 542-2354
Available during regular office hours and on an emergency basis through the Administrator on Call.

Religious Life Advisors | (413) 542-8149
Religious Advisors are available 24 hours a day and can be reached through the Dean on Duty or Campus Police.

Center for Women & Community | (413) 545-0800
Confidential rape crisis counseling accessible to men and women 24 hours a day.

Off Campus:

Cooley Dickinson Hospital | (413) 582-2000

University of Massachusetts Health Services | (413) 577-5000
Open daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Baystate Medical Center | (413) 794-0000

Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct

The University of Massachusetts Center for Women & Community provides confidential rape crisis counseling to men and women, 24 hours a day, at (413) 545-0800.

The most current information on whom to contact regarding sexual assault and sexual misconduct is on the Sexual Respect and Title IX web site.