IT for New Students

Coming to Amherst is an exciting prospect, but it's also often a confusing and stressful time. On this page we have compiled some information that should make technology-related decisions easier for you before you get to campus. Please pay special attention to our FAQ for new students, which answers the most commonly asked questions about using technology on campus.

Welcome Class of 2016 and Transfer Students!

ORIENTATION 2012

FOR FIRST-YEAR AND NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS

The events planned for your first days of college are intended to acquaint you with important aspects of life at Amherst. We hope you will approach these events as opportunities to explore college resources and meet new people. So learn, enjoy, and know that we’re delighted to welcome you to Amherst!  More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Introducing... This Year’s New Students

Submitted on Thursday, 9/12/2013, at 4:21 PM

They have participated in dog rescue programs, supported hurricane relief and competed on the international squash circuit. They speak 30 different languages and have lived in more than 40 different countries. They are Quakers, Junior Olympians, Irish fiddle players and calligraphers. There is even an embalmer’s assistant.

What do all of these people have in common? They started their college careers at Amherst on Aug. 25, when New Student Orientation began.

Introducing... This Year’s New Students

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/31/2011, at 6:01 PM

They include two former presidents of their high schools’ Young Republicans clubs, two licensed pilots, a grand champion pig raiser, a Carnegie Hall performer, a national ballroom dancing champion and the manager of a rap artist.

They are adoptees, immigrants and orphans; Muslims, Quakers and atheists; vegans and vegetarians, among many, many other things.

Their names include Joy, Courage, Destiny and Liberty.

And they are all now, officially, Amherst College undergraduates.

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Storage & Laundry Options

Door-to-Door Storage Option

Amhest College has contracted with a local company to provide our students door to door delivery and storage options.  This is the easiest option for students and the only fully insured option for students.  The Boomerang company is the only company vetted and approved by the College to bring vehicles on campus to provide storage.  For information on rates and services contact Boomerang Storage at www.boomerangstorage.com