Your Independent Travel Plans

If you are not participating in the College shuttle transportation service and are traveling to campus independently, please complete the form below with your travel plans.

Date of Arrival on Campus: *
Ground Travel
Please provide the specific details of your ground travel.
Independent Travel into Amherst
If you are traveling into Amherst via your own travel arrangements and wish to be met by an International Student Leader (ISL) upon your arrival to campus, please complete the sections below. Every effort will be made to have an ISL available to meet you, but we are not able to guarantee availability at all times.   
Met by an International Student Leader: *
If you select "Yes" please also provide your requested date, time, and location.
If anyone will be accompanying you to campus, please provide more information.

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Shuttle Reservation Form

Free shuttle service from Logan International Airport in Boston (Boston Logan) to Amherst College will be provided to new international students only on August 21, 2019. Your reservation request must be submitted by August 1st, 2019.

In order to make use of this service you must choose a flight that arrives at Boston Logan between 8am and 8pm.

Please fill out the form below to make your reservation. You will receive a reservation confirmation and pick-up details from the shuttle provider at the email address you provide. If you are bringing large or multiple bags/suitcases, please email us in advance as shuttle space is limited.

Scheduled Arrival Date: *
Scheduled Arrival Time: *

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Getting ready to travel? Be sure to plan ahead!

Check out the topics below for more information about various types of international travel for visa-holding students. In this section, you'll also find information about how to request a graduation invitation letter for your family members' visitor visa application, as well as how to apply for a Massachusetts state ID card or driver's license. Have a travel question that isn't covered here? Contact us via email.

General Travel & Arrival Information for New Students

No doubt you are already busy getting ready for your journey to Amherst College! As you begin to make the necessary arrangements please be sure to review this important information regarding travel, arrival, and Pre-Orientation. You’ll also want to keep in mind some key dates and procedures.