For many parents and family, the next four weeks will be the first time your child will be home for an extended time since late last August. From my own parental experience, either one of two things happens in the first twelve hours. Either your child will talk non-stop and all you need to do is to occasionally nod. Or they will say nothing, text frantically to reconnect with home friends, and treat you as an innkeeper of a two or three star hotel/motel.
Information Technology Orientation for First-Year Students
Scott Payne Director, Academic Technology Services
Margaret Stancer Director, of Desktop Computing Service
Acceptable Use Policy
Be a good network citizen
The AUP details "the special rights and responsibilities that attach to use of the College's "E-Resources" ... The entire community's cooperation helps to ensure that high-quality E-Resources remain available for the many endeavors of the College and its constituents."
One of the many reasons I chose to attend Amherst College was that it was far away. Or, far enough away. My parents could do the three-hour drive fairly easily when I wanted them to—but only when I wanted them to. The other serious contender, Vassar, was only an hour from my hometown. I cringed when I realized it got the same radio stations. I have nothing against my family or my high school, but I wanted my college experience to feel separate from them. So Amherst it was.
Application materials for first-year admission to the Class of 2019, entering in Fall 2015, will be available online at Common App Online starting August 1, 2014. Please note that the Common Application has moved to a completely online system, so application forms are available in electronic form only; print versions are not be available for submission by mail.
Application materials for first-year admission to the Class of 2019, enrolling in Fall 2015, will be available at Common App Online on August 1, 2014. Before beginning an online application, you should review carefully the "First-Year Application Requirements" below and preview the options for our writing supplement.
Your educational objectives should be the most important factors in choosing a college, but the cost of attendance may also be a major consideration for you and your family. Amherst College is committed to making financial aid available to all students with financial need so that cost does not become the determining factor in making a decision about Amherst. For this reason, you should not fail to apply for admission to Amherst because of financial need.