Welcome to Residence Life and Health Education at Bates College!

The Office of Residence Life and Health Education oversees many aspects of residential life at Bates. We manage all housing selection and placement, as well as the Junior Advisor/Residence Coordinator program.

First-Year Students

Incoming first-year students are encouraged to follow the link to our First-Year Housing page and explore the various housing options that Bates has to offer.


Upper-class Students

Information on Bates housing options and policies, including Lottery, important dates, summer placement, and FAQs.


Housing Tour

Check out photos and descriptions of our housing options.


We look forward to assisting you in your transition to Bates College housing. For more information, stop by the Residence Life and Health Education Office in Lane Hall room 110, call us at 207-786-6215, or email the office at housing@bates.edu.

T_140829_JAs_RCs_Clayton_0362 (1)Bates Residence Life Staff, 2014-15