Fall 2020 Plan

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In response to the evolving situation with COVID-19, the College has developed an extensive plan for Fall 2020. Learn about the guidelines for returning to campus and changes to the academic program, housing, dining, athletics, and more.

We care about the safety of everyone on campus. We have dedicated staff and comprehensive programs to address safety, including personal safety, emergency preparedness, and environmental safety. 


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Amherst College Police

The Amherst College Police are a progressive, service-oriented department whose goal is to provide a safe and secure environment.

Sexual Respect and Title IX

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 Learn more about sexual respect and Title IX.


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Environmental Health & Safety

The EH&S department develops plans, programs, procedures, and best practices to protect and respond to our community, its facilities, and the environment.

Emergency Response Handbook

“What should I do if...?”

The Emergency Response Handbook contains hazard-specific instructions for individual preparedness and response.

Get Emergency Alerts

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