A group of staff members smiling under a tent on a bright day
2022 Staff & Faculty Picnic

Upcoming Events

Winter Celebration Luncheon

Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 11:30 - 1:30 PM, Valentine Hall

To celebrate the season and in recognition of the amazing contributions to the Amherst College community, staff and faculty are cordially invited to the 2022 Winter Celebration Luncheon. Gather with colleagues for great food and company. 

Bells Across Campus

  • 11:00 AM
    • Stearns Steeple carillon bells played by Aaron Hayden

Welcome and Reception in Lewis-Sebring Commons

  • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    • Reception featuring an assortment of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres.  Welcome remarks at 11:50 AM.

Luncheon in Valentine Dining Hall

  • 12:00 - 1:30 PM 
    • Lunch available with an expansive menu provided by Amherst College Dining Services.  
  • 1:00 PM
    • Raffle (You must be present at the raffle to claim your gift.)

Please note that our Winter Celebration Luncheon is an event intended for current employees only.  Do not hesitate to contact the Office of Human Resources if you have any questions.

In the spirit of sharing during this special time of the year, please bring a non-perishable food or personal care donation to benefit the Amherst Survival Center (most needed items as requested from the Amherst Survival Center). Drop off boxes will be located in the main lobby of Valentine Hall during the event. 


New Hire Meetups

New hires to Amherst College are invited to attend our New Hire Meetups. The New Hire Meetups offer a space to connect with fellow new hires and are held in person as well as virtually. There is no need to register and you are invited to attend as many as you would like.


Amherst College strives for all opportunities to be universally designed and usable by all people to the extent possible. For accessibility needs and/or accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at hr@amherst.edu or 413-42-2372.