Academic Resources

Bates is committed to the success of every student. The Bates academic program is challenging, and the College has many resources designed to support student learning. The links below provide information on valuable academic support resources.


Academic Research and Scholarship Resources

Bates AREAS is a convenient hub for accessing Bates College specific information and tools for academic research and scholarship.

Academic Resource Commons 
The Academic Resource Commons is a collaboration that provides a variety of services (including tutoring, student workshops, and the trainings for peer tutors) designed to help Bates students to thrive and excel in their studies.
Academic Year Calendar

2014-2015, 2015-2016

Accessible Education

Not everyone learns the same way. The deans of students work with students who have learning differences.

Catalog

The comprehensive description of the Bates curriculum, including courses, majors, minors, and academic regulations.

Curricular Research and Computing

CRC provides the faculty and students at Bates with academic technology support that promotes the adoption of appropriate technologies across the spectrum of teaching, learning, and research.

Dean of the Faculty

The Bates College Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Dean of the Faculty advances learning in the liberal arts tradition.

Digital Campus

Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the Bates community in the planning, creation, storage, access, promotion, evaluation, and preservation of digital materials that document the history or support the broad educational mission of the college.

Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching

Faculty Development Programing from the Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching.

Graduate Fellowships

Prestigious fellowships for graduate study and funding for unique projects are available for ambitious Bates students and alums.

Help Desk

Help Desk Services offers problem solving for general computing issues, hardware, software, and network support for Bates students, faculty, and staff.

Honors

The purpose of the Honors Program is to promote, develop, and recognize work of higher quality than ordinarily required for the baccalaureate degree.

Imaging Center

The Imaging and Computing Center supports students, faculty and staff as they investigate, visualize, create, and communicate knowledge.

Library

The hub for scholarship on campus: books, journals, service for thesis writers, expert information professionals, and the Help Desk. Also workstations, study spaces, and comfortable chairs for reading.

Lyceum

Bates Course Management System

Mathematics and Statistics Workshop

Do the math: The Math Workshop runs calculus study sessions and provides group reviews and individual tutoring for all courses requiring quantitative reasoning.

Mount David Summit

The Mount David Summit is Bates’ annual campus-wide celebration of student academic achievement, highlighting undergraduate research.

Museum

Through temporary exhibitions, the permanent collection, programming and education programs the MoA is an integral part of the intellectual and cultural life of the College and region.

Peer Assisted Learning Sciences

Peer Assisted Learning in the Sciences (PALS) provides regularly scheduled, out-of-class, peer-facilitated group sessions to help students master the material in traditionally difficult science courses.

Registrar

The Registrar’s Office maintains the permanent academic record of all Bates students.

Science Fellows

The Bates Science Fellows are a select group of students who meet once every week during their first year at Bates to explore science and math in a shared-learning environment.

Technical Writing Assistants

Technical Writing Assistants (TWAs) in Biology and Geology are experienced student scientific writers trained to mentor others who are learning the conventions of scientific prose.

Writing at Bates

Writing well is a cornerstone of a Bates education. The Writing Program can help you perfect your writing throughout your Bates career.