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About OARS


The office of accessibility resources and services (OARS) is co-located with the central records office and the Center for Academic Support and Advising (CASA) in the Lemelson Building.

Contact Us

Phone: 413.559.5498

Email: accessibility@hampshire.edu

Hours of Operation


8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Drop-in Hours*: Friday 1-3 p.m.

*Additional drop-in hours are added during high-volume times, including the start of the semester, before course registration, and the housing accommodation process. Please call ahead to learn about drop-in hours for a given week.

Visit Us

OARS staff are available throughout the year to meet with current or prospective students and their families. 

If you are visiting during a campus-wide open house, please call or email head of time to schedule a time to meet. You can also look for us in your open house schedule for events and drop-in tables.

If you are visiting for a professional, collaborative meeting we can provide you with parking information. Otherwise, please see finding us for more information about accessing the Hampshire College campus.

OARS Staff

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Office of Accessibility Resources and Services (OARS)
Mail Code AC
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002