Breaks and Travel

2016–17 Dates

Fall Recess: October 19–23

Thanksgiving Recess: November 19–27

Winter Break: December 17–January 9

February Break: February 18–26

Spring Break: April 15–24

Commencement Weekend: May 26–28


Ground Transportation Options

Concord Coach Lines offers routes to and from Portland, Boston, and New York City

Greyhound Lines offers routes nationwide to and from Portland, Maine.

BreakShuttle travels to Boston, Hartford, and New York City.

Mermaid Transportation offers Bates students discounted rides to and from campus to the Portland Jetport.

Lewiston/Auburn Taxi Service: 207-689-5080