Fall 2023–Summer 2024 Communications

The following email were sent out for the Fall 2023–Spring 2024 academic year, as well as summer 2024. 

For emails sent before this time, please visit our email archive page:


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The Housing Portal is Now Open

June 13, 2024: We are happy to be able to share that the Housing Portal is now open to all new students. The portal is a key step in determining your room and roommate and is due Monday, July 1, 2024.

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Summer Residential Card Access

June 8, 2024: As you move to campus or from one room to another, we want to remind you about summer card access rules.

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Summer Housing 2024

June 6, 2024: We have prepared your summer assignment and are now working to prepare for your arrival. You have been assigned to Room Space.

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LAST DAY to Request a Subsidy Code & Other Timely Reminders

May 10, 2024: Today is the final day to request a subsidy code for storage for Spring 2024 move-out. For more information on Boomerang Storage, please visit our storage page.

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Move-Out is Coming! How to Donate Your Items!

May 8, 2024: We hope your semester is ending well! Move Out is upon us, and our campus partners in the Office of Sustainability need your help.

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Transitional & Summer Housing Requests

May 1, 2024: We hope the end of your semester is going well! All Transitional and Summer Housing requests are due TODAY by 12 PM noon.

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Countdown to Move-Out: What to Know

April 26, 2024: Non-graduating students must move out of the residence halls by noon on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Graduating students must move out of the residence halls by 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

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Housing Waitlist Forms Open: Due May 1, 2024

April 26, 2024: Now that the General Housing Selection Process has ended, we are writing to share the next steps about the Waitlist Process. 

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General Housing Selection Process

April 12, 2024: Next week is the General Housing Selection Process! We are excited for you to be able to select a room for the upcoming academic year.

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Summer Housing 2024

April 12, 2024: For those of you intending to stay on campus for any portion of Summer 2024, please review the following information to learn about applying and eligibility.

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May Move-out & Storage 2024

April 12, 2024: As we have consistently shared throughout the year, non-graduating students must move out of the residence halls by noon on Saturday, May 18, 2024.

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Lip Sync + 2024

March 13, 2024: Happy almost spring break! Housing & Operations is excited to announce the return of Lip Sync for the Suites and Triples Selection Process.

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HSP Information Sessions & More!

We will have some information sessions regarding the General Housing Selection Process (HSP) and the Suites and Triples Process over the next few weeks. Please join us!

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March Housing Reminders & Updates

March 6, 2024: As we reach the halfway point of the spring semester, we are writing with a few reminders to keep you on track.

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REGISTER NOW: Spring Break Plans

February 29, 2024: We need all students to register their Spring Break plans so we can more effectively engage and communicate with those staying during the break.

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Suites & Triples Selection Process is Now Open

February 28, 2024: The Suites and Triples Selection Process (STSP) registration form is now available. The STSP event will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm via Zoom.

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2024–25 Housing Selection Process

February 16, 2024: The Housing Selection Process has begun for the 2024-2025 Academic Year! Read the full email for the four major processes in the overall Housing Selection Process.

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Important Housing Selection Process (HSP) Notes and Dates

January 25, 2024: Engagement with the Housing Selection Process (HSP) will be an important part of your spring semester.  We will send regular communication about this process over the next few months.

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Themed Community Applications Open

January 23, 2024: We are writing to share that the Theme Community applications for the 2024-2025 housing selection process are open! We have included information below about the theme communities, how to apply, and the relevant deadlines.

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Welcome Back—Winter 2024

January 18, 2024: Welcome Back! With the start of classes in just a few weeks - Monday, January 29, 2024 - we are writing with a few key pieces of information.

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REMINDER: December, January and Spring Dates

December 8, 2023: Please read the following reminder about preparing for the upcoming housing transitions in its entirety. Please read carefully as you are responsible for the contents of this message.

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December Move-Out

December 8, 2023: We hope you are doing well as you finish this semester with us at Amherst College. We in Housing & Operations have some important information to share with you regarding your housing as you depart Amherst College this semester.

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December, January and Spring Dates

December 4, 2023: With only nine days of classes remaining, it is time to begin preparing for the upcoming housing transitions. Please read the following information carefully and in its entirety, as you are responsible for the contents.

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Spring Housing Selection Information

December 1, 2023: As a student returning to campus from leave or study away, you are eligible to participate in the Housing Selection Process Spring 2024.

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Spring Housing Selection Information

November 9, 2023: As a student returning to campus from leave or study away, you are eligible to participate in the Housing Selection Process Spring 2024.

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Register Now: November Break Plans (Message 2)

November 9, 2023: November Break (Saturday, November 18th, through Sunday, November 26th) is just around the corner, and we need all students to register their November Break plans today.

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November Break Health & Safety Checks

November 3, 2023: During November Break, the Office of Community Living will be conducting Health & Safety Checks for all residential spaces to ensure your space is prepared for the break.

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Move-Out Information for Students Studying Away Spring 2024 (Message 2)

November 3, 2023: We in Housing & Operations are writing to provide you with an update regarding the end of your on-campus housing following the (current) Fall 2023 semester.

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Move-out Information for 2024E Graduating Students

November 3, 2023: We in Housing & Operations have some important information to share with you regarding your housing as a 2023 December Graduate.

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Register Now: November Break Plans

November 1, 2023: November Break (Saturday, November 18th, through Sunday, November 26th) is just around the corner, and we need all students to register their November Break plans today.

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Move-Out Information for Students Studying Away Spring 2024

October 23, 2023: We in Housing & Operations are writing to provide you with an update regarding the end of your on-campus housing following the (current) Fall 2023 semester.

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Welcome to Your 23-24 Academic Year!

September 14, 2023: Student Affairs has been focused on reorganizing and building this summer and we write today to reintroduce part of the division with our updated name—the Office of Community Living.

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What to Know for Mammoth Move-In

August 23, 2023: Today we are writing to share your assigned move-in appointment time for the morning of Tuesday, August 29. Time slots have been assigned based on scheduled Tuesday morning activities.