Amherst College has a powerful story to tell鈥攁bout our high-achieving students, distinctive faculty research, innovative learning opportunities, accomplished alumni, our true commitment to diversity and inclusion, a robust financial aid program, and much more.

The Office of Communications has expertise in writing and editing, media relations, social media, photography, video production, website design and strategy, graphic design, customized strategic communications planning, magazine development and production, and event planning and promotion. 

We serve the College through close partnerships with colleagues across campus. Our work is organized around a strategic communications plan, and you can request our assistance using our request form

Due to the volume of requests we receive, we prioritize projects based on our team鈥檚 capacity and alignment with our strategic goals. We can, however, offer guidance and resources to any member of the College community.

Let鈥檚 Collaborate

  1. REACH OUT EARLY.
    The earlier you reach out, the more successful our collaboration will be.
  2. IT鈥橲 OKAY IF YOU DON鈥橳 KNOW WHAT YOU NEED.
    Bring us your ideas, projects, goals, and timelines, and we鈥檒l recommend a communications plan for your specific situation.
  3. PLANNING AN EVENT?
    Tell us about your event and we鈥檒l provide guidance on reserving space, tips for promoting your event, and more.
  4. WORKING WITH A FREELANCER? 
    Contact us! We speak the language of designers, photographers, and videographers and can help you to negotiate that relationship successfully.

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Communications Request Form

Use our Communications form to submit your request for graphic and digital design services, website fixes, Amherst logos, photography, video captions, social media assistance, or a general consultation. We also welcome your news story ideas. 

Strategic Communications Plan

The Strategic Communications Plan offers a central framework for communicating the College鈥檚 priorities and mission to a wide array of stakeholders and audiences. Learn about our core themes, audiences, and more. Log-in required.

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News at Amherst

Find out what鈥檚 happening on campus in our news section and read the Office of Communications鈥 latest press releases.

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Visual Identity Toolkit

Find official 麻豆国产AV logos, colors, and more 鈥 as well as instructions for use 鈥 in our Visual Identity Toolkit. And browse a library of Amherst photos.

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Get the Mammoth Mobile App

Download 麻豆国产AV鈥檚 Mammoth Mobile app from your preferred app store, and see campus events, daily dining menus, campus news, and more on your mobile device!

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Digital Amherst

Show your Amherst pride 鈥 digitally. Use one of our email signature templates to add the College seal or a Mammoth logo to your Gmail signature. And explore our gallery of Amherst-themed Zoom backgrounds!