With the small faculty to student ratio, students work closely with faculty. Small class sizes foster intellectual conversation between students and faculty.

Parents sit in on a class during Family Weekend 


Amherst faculty offer a remarkable array of intellectually engaging and challenging courses and majors. Visit the College's Academic section of the Web site for an excellent overview.
During Family Weekend, many classes are open to visiting parents.

Grade Reports

Students may access their grades electronically (accessible by password via the campus intranet) in January and May. In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, Amherst does not release students’ grades or other educational records to parents or guardians. 

Academic Support Services

Explore the variety of services offered to support the academic work of students.

Dean of Students Office Information | (413) 542-2337




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

Contact Advancement Staff


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