Use these quick links to find important information for parents and families. Some of the content most popular among Amherst families is highlighted below.

Send a Little TLC...and Some Goodies Too!

Find a list of local bakeries that deliver goodies to Amherst students; instructions for how to send packages to the college post office; and where to buy Amherstabilia. More »

Information for New Students and Parents

The Office of Student Life offers a wealth of information for new students and parents about what to expect during the first year at Amherst. More »

Visiting Amherst

How to get here, how to get around, where to stay, and what to eat while you’re in town. More »



Alumni and Parent Programs
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2313

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