Amherst College Emergency Medical Services

ACEMS will respond to all physical and mental health calls, except suspected cases of COVID-19. All ACEMS members on-call will be properly equipped with PPE including N95 masks, gloves, and face shields. ACEMS can be reached using the college dispatch system—which can be reached at any hour by dialing x2111 on campus or by calling (413)542-2111 from any phone. ACEMS looks forward to working with the Amherst community to keep everyone as safe as possible this semester. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at acems@amherst.edu or reach out directly to any individual Board of Directors member listed on the website.

Emergency Numbers

To Request Help for a Medical Emergency on the Amherst College Campus

  • From a cell phone: 413-542-2111

  • From a campus land line: only dial 2111 

To Request Help for a Medical Emergency NOT on the Amherst College Campus

  • Dial 911 from any phone