In accordance with the requirements of the Massachusetts Department of Motor Vehicles and the Amherst College Environmental Health & Safety Policy, the following guidelines have been established to reduce the risk of incident and injury when it comes to the operation and use of a motor vehicles by employees and students working for the Amherst College.
Due to the limited number of pool vehicles, Amherst College is unable to provide vehicles at every request. Pool vehicles are available for the exclusive use of academic and administrative departments in order to facilitate essential College business. Requests for vehicles to be used by student organizations and activities will be accommodated as detailed below.
Amherst College is approximately two hours from downtown Boston, two and a half hours from Logan Airport, and three hours north of New York City. A number of companies provide transportation to and from the campus.