In the event of a significant emergency or dangerous situation, Amherst College may notify the community using the AC Alert system. AC Alerts provide students, faculty, staff, and visitors with information that may be critical to their safety via text, voice, email, digital signage, and outdoor speakers. Read the College’s emergency notification policy for more information.

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Log in to ACData and select “Address, Telephone and Mass Notification” to submit your contact information. 


Log in to ACData and select “Emergency Contact Information” to submit your contact information.


Text ACAlert to 78015 to receive emergency alerts from Amherst College.

Message and data rates may apply. Text messages are sent on an as-needed basis. This service is provided per the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Text STOP to 78015 to cancel or HELP for tech support.

If your contact information changes at any time, please update your information in ACData.