Academic and Client Services


Academic and Client Services staff are responsible for supporting the variety of technology needs for all members of the Bates community.


Curricular and Research Computing

Pettengill G11 • 786-6386 •

The Curricular and Research Computing Group 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. We offer a wide range of programs and services that help further the creative and innovative practices that characterize our faculty’s pedagogical and scholarly achievements.

Classroom and Event Support

G67 Pettengill • 786-8222 •

The Classroom Technologies Office supports all the audio and visual equipment in classrooms and presentation spaces on campus.  We also manage the loaner pool on campus, a location where all members of the community have access to video cameras, projectors, laptops and many other types of technical equipment.  The CTES office assists our colleagues on campus plan for events that require A/V.

Digital Media Studios

Ground Floor, Pettigrew Hall • 786-6394 •

The Digital Media Studios supports all digital video and audio editing on campus, along with supporting all live and Video on Demand streaming for Bates College. more…

Help Desk Services

Ladd Library • 786-8222 •

Assistance with computing hardware, software & network troubleshooting.

Imaging Center

Coram Library • 786-6460 •

The Bates Imaging and Computing Center supports the College’s liberal arts and sciences mission by expanding the capabilities of Bates scholars, artists, researchers, and professionals as they investigate, visualize, create, and communicate knowledge. more…

Language Resource Center (LRC)

Roger Williams 105 • 786-6386 •

The Bates College Language Resource Center is the campus home for multilingual computing and curricular development. It offers a wide range of support and services for non-English language acquisition, including technological guidance, the development of curricular materials, lab and classroom support, online streaming of audio and video, and a collection of virtual resources. The LRC supports faculty and students in the creation of innovative new projects that enhance language teaching and learning.

Technology Sales & Service:

110 Russell • 786-6376 •

Purchase computing equipment, printer supplies, check special orders, repairs.


See the ILS Staff Organization Chart.