Wednesday, August 29th

7:45 – 8:30am 
Breakfast with JA
Commons, seating by residential FYC

8:30 – 10:00am
Student Support Overview
Clifton Dagget Gray Athletic Building

Student Support Advisor Breakout Conversations
Location by SSA 

10:15 – 11:15am
Pre-Health Information Session
This session is designed to assist students considering exploring pre-health opportunities at Bates understand requirements and support available
Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52)

10:30am – 12:15pm
Academic Fair
Visit to learn more about academic areas of interest on campus and speak with faculty from all departments and interdisciplinary programs
Pettengill Hall, Perry Atrium

11:30am – 1:30pm
Time may vary by FYC

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Overviews (location and time by residence)


  • Chu Hall and Kalperis Hall, Benjamin Mays Center
  • Page Hall, Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building
  • Clason House, Frye House, and Milliken House, Commons Building – Room 221/222


  • Rand Hall, Benjamin Mays Center
  • 280 College and Parker Hall, Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building
  • Adams Hall, Commons Building – Room 221/222

1 – 4pm
Orientation Week Leader (OWL) Led Events
Various Locations

4:15 – 6:30pm
AESOP Welcome and Dinner with Trip Leaders
All new students attend (except members of the football, field hockey, soccer, men’s cross-country, and volleyball teams)
Keigwin Amphitheater
Rain Site: Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building

6:30 – 11pm
Evening Activity with AESOP Trip Leaders