Spanish House

The Front of Newport HouseThe Spanish House is an academic Theme House, located in Newport House, on the Amherst College campus, which can accommodate about fifteen students plus three Spanish Language Assistants. It is governed by the faculty of the Spanish Department, and administered by the Dean of Students through the Residential Life Department.

The French House — Newport

The French House is an academic theme house that is located in Newport on the Amherst College campus. Although residents and French-speaking guests are required to speak French to each other while in the House, residency is open to francophones of all levels of ability. The department's teaching assistants live in Newport with the French House residents.

The Untold Story of Newport House

A dorm named for descendants of a slave who sued for his freedom

By Robert H. Romer ’52