Use these quick links to find important information for parents and families. Some of the content most popular among Amherst families is highlighted below.
- Financial aid
- Accessing tuition statements
- Sending mail and care packages
- Information for new students and parents
- Helping a student in distress
- Important Amherst contacts
- Visiting Amherst College
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 »
How to get here, how to get around, where to stay, and what to eat while you’re in town. More »