We care about the safety of everyone on campus. Amherst has dedicated staff and comprehensive programs to address safety — including personal safety, emergency preparedness, and environmental safety.
Need Help Now?
Emergency Dispatch: (413) 542-2111
Sexual Respect and Title IX
We encourage all members of our campus community to seek support for and report all sexual harassment and sexual misconduct the Amherst College Police or the Title IX coordinator or deputy coordinators. They are committed to eliminating the misconduct, preventing its recurrence and addressing the effects. Learn more about sexual respect and Title IX.
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.
“What should I do if...?”
The Emergency Response Handbook contains hazard-specific instructions for individual preparedness and response.
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