Residential Life Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

August 29, Tuesday. New student orientation begins; first-year residences open at 9:00 am.

September 2, Saturday. Residences open for returning students at 9:00 am. Keys are available at the MacCaffrey Room in Keefe Campus Center during center hours (9:00 am-9:00 pm) if you arrive outside of those hours, please email Residential Life no later than 8:00 pm the day of your arrival and we will make your key available at the Amherst College Police Department dispatch desk.

Calendar and Deadlines- Transfer Applicants

The following deadlines are for transfer student applicants. To see first-year applicant deadlines, please visit the Calendar and Deadlines page for first-year applicants.

Transfer Application and Financial Aid Deadlines

November 1, 2017
Transfer applications for Spring 2018 transfer must be submitted through Common Application or Coalition Application by this date.

Calendar and Deadlines for First-Year Applicants

The following deadlines are for first-year student applicants. For transfer student deadlines, please visit the Calendar and Deadlines page for transfer applicants.

First-Year Application and Financial Aid Deadlines

November 1, 2018 (Early Decision)
Early Decision admission applications must be submitted through Common Application or Coalition Application by this date.