Commencement Celebration Space Request

To be completed and submitted on or after November 1, 2016. Early submissions will be voided.

This form is the first step for requesting a space for your gathering on Friday, May 19 or Saturday, May 20. Once this form is submitted, there is an e-mail confirming the submission and receipt. At a later date, you will be notified of your confirmed site via e-mail from the events department.

Your space/tent reservation request is the beginning of the party process outlined on the initial party page. Sites will be asigned in early January and the Contract for Use of On-campus Space will be due on Feb. 1. The contract should be returned to:

Amherst College Events Department
Office of Communications
AC #2202, PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

As part of the agreement, Amherst College requires liability insurance. We recommend that you wait to procure insurance until you have been notified of your finalized party site.

Below is a listing of approved tent sites based on 20' by 20' tent sizes. Some areas can accommodate larger tents but at the expense of utilizing an additional space. All approved tent vendors can be found on Celebrating Commencement. If there are any questions, please contact Patricia Allen at 413/542-8094.


Mayo-Smith - 1                                 Seelye - 3
Hitchcock - 1   Porter - 1
Garman - 1   Lipton - 1
Cohan - 2   Charles Drew - 1
Webster Circle - 3    


feet (if tent exceeds 20' by 20', more space needs to be reserved.)
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