January 22nd - 26th, 2020

imageSpring Transfer Orientation will make your transition to Amherst College easier. This program ensures that you are properly registered for your Spring Semester classes and introduces you to campus community and resources. Activities include meetings and workshops with College representatives and a variety of fun social events. Student leaders and College staff will be there to guide you through the orientation process! 

Spring 2020 Transfer Student Orientation Schedule 

Emergency Contact InformationDeadline, January 10, 2020

These are required forms in ACData which must be completed.  Permissions to access these forms will be available on January 10, 2020.  If you are unable to complete these forms online, please feel free to the call the Office of Student Affairs at 1-413-542-2337 to request assistance. 

Student Health Forms: Deadline, January 10, 2020

Forms are available for download on the Patient Portal. When completed the forms should be uploaded back to the portal.  It is imperative that we receive completed forms by the deadline.  If your health file is not complete, you will not be able to register for courses when you arrive on campus! The Health Forms are also in the Portable Document Format (PDF), and you have the option to print, complete, and return these forms in person or via mail. These forms are required components of your pre-registration medical file at Amherst College. Massachusetts Law requires up-to-date immunizations or blood tests verifying immunity.

Accessibility ServicesPlease contact accessibility@amherst.edu as soon as possible if you are requesting housing or academic accommodations.

Important Information for Students and their Families: This page contains links to frequently asked questions about Amherst College Resources.

Housing: Your room assignment will not be made until early or mid January.  You will receive an e-mail from us prior to the move-in date, informing you of your housing assignment for the spring semester.  The first day you may move into your housing is Wednesday, January 22, 2020 starting at 9 a.m. with your meal plan starting that evening. 

To see the layout of our buildings, view floor plans, and try to calculate the dimensions for some of our rooms, see our Room Information list.

Learn more about Residential Life at Amherst here.