Admitted Student Receptions

With music, food and open arms — your Bates experience starts today!

Admitted Student Receptions at Bates

Admitted Student Receptions at Bates

  • Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Monday, April 27, 2015

Spend a day on campus learning about Bates and helping to recruit your future classmates!

Are you already enrolled, or still deciding if Bates is right for you? Either way, we’d love to see you and your family at an Admitted Student Reception.111003_2246

By devoting this all-day event to you and your parents, we can answer all of your questions and immerse you in the Bates experience. If you’re interested in tackling some early prep work for your senior thesis, or simply easing the transition from high school into college, the Admitted Student Receptions are there for you.

This year’s receptions will take place on Friday, April 10, and Monday, April 27. The schedule will be published this spring.

Tours, lunch, and panel discussions


While visiting the college, you will have the opportunity to meet students, faculty, coaches, activity directors and administrators through a series of special events. These events include:

  • Campus tours
  • Attending a class
  • Live concerts by Bates student groups
  • Eating lunch with Bates students
  • Panel discussions on the arts at Bates, academic life at Bates, community-based learning and Lewiston-Auburn, student life at Bates and Bates athletics.

Off Campus Admitted Student Receptions

Off-campus Admitted Student Receptions in April 2015


  • Los Angeles – Sunday, April 19
    • Hosted in the home of Ira Waldman ’73 & Laurie Waldman, Bates Parents ’08 & ’11
    • 8107 Delgany Avenue, Playa del Rey, CA 90293
    • 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Chicago – Thursday, April 23
    • Hosted in the home of Dorothy Hemming & Seth Hemming, Bates Parents ’15
    • 1023 Pontiac Road, Wilmette, IL 60091
    • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Washington, DC – Sunday, April 19
    • Hosted in the home of Lisa B. Barry ’77, Bates Trustee
    • 5608 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • New York – Sunday, April 12
    • Centre for Social Innovation
    • 601 West 26th Street, Suite 325, New York, NY 10001
    • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • San Francisco
  • And more! Check back for dates and locations.






To register for an on-campus or off-campus reception, please fill out the following form: