‘The World to Bates’

Opening Day , the first day of Orientation 2015 for the Class of 2019 included parents dropping off their first-year students at Commons to pick up their ID cards and keys, while parents continued in their vehicles to residences where students then met them to move in. A Resource Fair in Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall was the next step for many families where they could engage with  a variety of campus offices with information pertinent to new students.

The 499 members of the incoming Class of 2020 come from 38 U.S. states and 30 countries. And they arrive Monday!

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