All incoming new students will participate in a two and a half day immersive experience that affords the opportunity to create connections in small group setting with other new students.  LEAP, which stands for Learn, Explore, Activate, and Participate, happen both on- and off-campus and focus on various topics of interest. 

All LEAP programs will begin Friday, September 1st with students returning back to campus on Sunday, September 3rd.

Please use the left navigation panel to read carefully about each LEAP program before making your official selection in ACdata. Students will receive an email from the Office of Student Affairs in June to make their rankings and selections in acdata.amherst.edu.