Our Programs

Amherst Family Center

Amherst Family Center offers a morning drop-in and many other programs and events for families.

Dinner On Us

The Dinner On Us program is a weekly parent-to-parent roundtable for families with young children.

Special Saturdays

The Special Saturday series is a free monthly cultural enrichment program.

Childcare Tuition Assistance

The Child Care Tuition Assistance Award Program provides undergraduate student parents with demonstrated financial need taking  6 or more credits per term with tuition assistance for childcare (including full day or part day Pre-K , after school care for children enrolled in K-6 programs and camps) provided by a licensed childcare facility or a registered private home provider. Funding is available for the fall and spring academic terms as well as the summer. Awards are determined on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Weather-Related Program Information

For Dinner On Us and Special Saturdays, we will post program cancellations here on the date that the event is scheduled. We will also make every effort to have updates available by phone @ (413) 545-0865 after 8:30am on a scheduled program day. No events will occur if the campus is closed. Please visit the Amherst Family Center page for detailed weather cancellation information.