Thanksgiving Festivities 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

This page is intended for students who are not part of the week-long meal program.  Confirmed meal program participants who indicated attendance on Thursday will already be included.

Thanksgiving Break Meal Application 2012

If you are a recipient of grant aid from the college, and you plan to remain on campus during Thanksgiving break, you may be eligible to receive lunch and dinner each day through the Thanksgiving Festivities program sponsored by the Dean of Students Office.  This service is offered to a limited number of students, and priority is given to those with the highest financial need.  Please note that students who are not on the meal plan are not eligible for these meals.  If you would like to apply for this program, fill out this web form by Friday, October 26.  You will be notif

This page is intended for students who have already received email confirmation that they are part of the Thanksgiving 2011 Meal Program.

Have your Thanksgiving break plans changed?

Please help us accommodate more students and avoid waste by letting us know when your plans change.  Update us by indicating below which days you currently want to receive lunch and dinner. 

If your plans have not changed, there is no need to fill out this form.  Thank you for your cooperation.

 

For Students: Hosting by Campus Community Members

Faculty, staff, and local alumni enjoy inviting students to join them for dinner during Thanksgiving break.  If you are interested in participating, please respond to the questions below. 

By submitting this form, you are permitting us to share your responses with members of the campus community who are looking to host students.

Please also note: Once you are in contact with a host and you arrange to share a meal, please respect those plans.  Community members do not appreciate it when students do not show up, or cancel at the last minute.

For Faculty and Staff: Hosting Amherst Students

Thank you for your interest in inviting students to your house for dinner over Thanksgiving break!  Students truly enjoy getting off campus and building connections with the people in the college community.

Before submitting the form below, please take note of the following information:

♦ By signing up, you are permitting us to share your contact information with 2-4 students who have signed up to participate.

For Alumni: Hosting Amherst Students

Thank you for your interest in inviting students to your house for dinner over Thanksgiving break!  Students truly enjoy getting off campus and building connections with Amherst graduates.

Before submitting the form below, please take note of the following information:

♦ By signing up, you are permitting us to share your contact information with 2-4 students who have signed up to participate.

Connecting with Campus Community Members

Thanksgiving break provides faculty, staff, and local alumni with an opportunity to connect with students without the pressure of classes being in session.

For more details and the opportunity to sign up, please follow the link below that pertains to you:

Thanksgiving Break 2012 Hours

The following information was accurate as of 11/17/12. 

Click on the links below for details about:

Equipment Available

The Dean of Students Office offers a variety of equipment to students for check-out over Thanksgiving Break.  It is available by appointment with any of the Student Coordinators (listed here) or Flora Chan (fchan@amherst.edu) in the basement of Keefe Campus Center.

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