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Online registration is now closed.

Parents & Family Weekend will be held October 10–12, 2014.
Please visit the Welcome Center located in the Fraites Dining Room (Room 131) in Commons to register for the weekend upon your arrival to campus. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Need assistance? Contact Meredith LaChapelle in the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement
at 207-755-5976 or email parents@bates.edu.

 

Parents & Family Weekend – Schedule of Events

*Schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Check back regularly for updates.

Friday, October 10

7–10:30am
Breakfast ($6.25 adults/$3.25 children, buy at the door)
Commons

8am–8pm
Welcome Center
Pick up weekend information and meal tickets.
Commons, Fraites Dining Room (Room 131)

8 am–4 pm
Selected Classes Open to Parents and Families
A schedule of classes is listed here. Copies will be available at the Welcome Center.

11am
Men’s Basketball Golf Outing
Noon shotgun start, scramble format. Cookout at the Clubhouse for lunch.
5pm refreshments, program and dinner.
This event requires pre-registration.
Martindale Country Club, Auburn

9am
Admission Tour
Leaves from Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue

10:30am–2:30pm
Lunch ($7.75 adults/ $4.00 children, buy at the door)
Commons

11am
Admission Tour
Leaves from Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue

1pm
Admission Tour
Leaves from Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue

1pm
Experiencing Purposeful Work
A panel discussion with President Clayton Spencer and Director of Program Design for Purposeful Work Rebecca Fraser-Thill. Joining them are students who have participated in Practitioner-Taught Courses, Purposeful Work Infusion Project Classes and the Koru-skill-building program.
Olin Concert Hall

1-3pm
Open House: Scanning Electron Microscopy/X-ray Microanalysis
See things you never imagined seeing! Join students and laboratory staff for a demonstration of our new JSM-7100 field emission scanning electron microscope.
Carnegie Hall, Room B10

3pm
How Microscopes Became Nanoscopes
A Talk by Travis Gould, Assistant professor of Physics
Carnegie 204

3pm
Admission Tour 
Leaves from Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue

3:30pm
Helicase Plant Sale
The Bates biology club, Helicase, offers a wide range of pretty, practical and pet-like plants for sale.
Alumni Walk at Pettengill Hall

4:10-4:30pm
Meditation in the Chapel
Meditation led by the Dharma Society (Bates student group). Beginners welcome.
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

4:15–5:30pm
Student Research & Bates Career Development Center Internship Showcase
Join BCDC and the Dean of Faculty staff to view posters of student internship and research experiences from summer 2014. BCDC staff will also answer questions and have a table with materials on career development programs and resources.
Pettengill Hall, Perry Atrium

6-7:30pm
Bates Africana Club 2014 Business Conference
Welcome, keynote remarks and networking reception.
Commons, Jarnryd meeting rooms (Rooms 221/222)

4:30–8pm
Dinner ($8.75 adults/$4.50 children, buy at the door)
Commons

Shabbat Evening Services & Dinner
6pm Shabbat Evening Services
6:30-7:30pm Shabbat Dinner
A gathering sponsored by the Bates Hillel for parents, guests, and students to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath.
Service: Office of Intercultural Education, Chase Hall
Dinner: High Ceiling Room, Chase Hall

7pm
Men’s Rugby vs. Maine Maritime Academy
Garcelon Field

7-8:30pm
Reception at Museum of Art
Visit the Museum of Art to experience Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts and Encountering Maine. Refreshments.
Bates College Museum of Art

7:30pm
‘Wasteland’ by Susan Felder
For his senior thesis, Gunnar Manchester ’15 presents Susan Felder’s Vietnam War drama.
Schaeffer Theatre, Black Box Theatre, (Room 127)

7:30pm
Frank Glazer Plays Beethoven Piano Sonatas
Bates’ 99-year-old artist in residence, an internationally renowned pianist, performs five Beethoven sonatas.
Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $15 each and can also be purchased in advance through batestickets.com.
A limited number of complimentary tickets for students and seniors (65+) are available starting on 10/8/14 listed here.
Olin Arts Center 210

7:30pm
Belle
Shown by the Bates Student Film Board. $1 admission.
Olin Arts Center, Room 104

8pm
Volleyball vs. Williams
Alumni Gymnasium

8:30p.m.
A Cappella Concert
Enjoy a night of great Bates a cappella at one of the largest and most popular concerts of the year, featuring the Crosstones, Deansmen, Gospelaires, Manic Optimists, Merimanders, and TakeNote. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building

9–11pm
Rugby Gathering
Join Bates Rugby for pizza and refreshments in the Den. Cash bar.
Chase Hall, The Bobcat Den

Saturday, October 11

8am-4pm
Welcome Center
Pick up weekend information and meal tickets.
Commons, Fraites Dining Room (Room 131)

8:30-9:30am
A Conversation with President Clayton Spencer, Dean of Students Josh McIntosh and Chief Diversity Officer Crystal Williams
Olin Concert Hall (viewing in Rooms 104 and 105)

9–10:30am
Fourth Annual Swimming & Diving Gathering
Continental breakfast for all alumni, parents and friends.
Commons, Jarynrd Meeting Rooms (Rooms 221/222)

9–10:30am
Annual Women’s Lacrosse Gathering
Continental breakfast for all alumni, parents and friends of the Women’s Lacrosse program.
Commons, Little Meeting Room (Room 226)

9am
Men’s Tennis: Wallach Invitational
Wallach Tennis Center

9:30am–2:30pm
Brunch ($8.75 adults/$4.50 children, buy at the door)
Commons

9:30am
Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Game
Garcelon Field

9:45am–11:15am
Always Thinking:  Pedagogical Innovation and the Liberal Arts
The Bates faculty expects students to develop a critical understanding of the world’s intellectual traditions and prepare to make their own contributions as 21st-century citizens. How do teaching and learning change to accommodate new knowledge? How do we equip students to thrive in their lives after Bates? How can students participate actively in their learning? In this symposium, faculty members and a visiting “practitioner-teacher” discuss designing and teaching innovative courses that prepare our students for the world they will inherit. Panelists:

Emily Kane, Professor of Sociology: The Engaged Liberal Arts, Purposeful Work and Curricular Renewal

Shannon Banks ’85, P’14, Senior Vice President at Martin’s Point Health Care: Exploring Health Care Quality, Cost, Service, and Culture in the Field and the Classroom

Paul Schofield, Lecturer in Philosophy and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities: Teaching Innovation at a Liberal Arts Institution

Amy Douglass, Professor of Psychology: Getting Students to Love Statistics

Moderated by Matthew Auer, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Keck Classroom, G52, Pettengill Hall

10am
Admission Information Session
Join the Office of Admission for an overview of Bates and the admission process.
Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue

10:30-11:30am
“Overview of the Challenges of Beginning African Businesses”
A talk by Tim McChristian of IBM and the African Leadership Project. Part of the Bates Africana Club 2014 Business Conference.
Benjamin E. Mays Center

11am
Admission Tour
Leaves from Lindholm House, 23 Campus Avenue

11am-4pm
Bates Women’s Basketball Annual Silent Auction
Support the women’s basketball team as they raise funds for future training trips.
Cole Terrace, outside Commons
Rain Site: Commons, Fireplace Lounge

11:30am–12:30pm
Introduction to Study Abroad
Information on the college’s study abroad programs with Stephen Sawyer, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Off-Campus Study Programs.
Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (Room G52),

Noon
Women’s Field Hockey vs. SUNY Oneonta
Campus Avenue Field

12pm
Parents & Family Weekend Dance Show
Featuring a repertory piece by visiting artist and transgender activist Sean Dorsey; the collaboration between professor Rachel Boggia, video artist Jesse Sugarman, Bates students and professional dancers; a first year dance piece by professor Carol Dilley; and works by student choreographers, dance clubs and alumni dancers Marlee Weinberg ‘10 and Alissa Horowitz ‘08.
Schaeffer Theatre

Noon–4pm
Friends of Bates Athletics Welcome Tent
Pick up weekend game programs, pennants, Bobcat stickers and more. Find out what’s new and learn how you can support our athletic teams.
Alongside Garcelon Field, next to Cole Terrace

Noon–4pm
Concessions
Calling all hungry Bobcats! Grab a quick bite or a cold drink while supporting our athletic teams.
Garcelon Field (next to the home stands)

1pm
Football vs. Wesleyan
Garcelon Field

1-1:45p.m.
“Correctives for Corruption”
A talk with Christian Nauvel ’04, lawyer and anti-corruption advocate. Part of the Bates Africana Club 2014 Business Conference.
Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (Room G52)

2-4pm
“Emerging Markets in Africa”
Facilitated discussions and plenary think tank. Part of the Bates Africana Club 2014 Business Conference.
Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (Room G52)

3-5pm
Open House at the Office of Intercultural Education
With Associate Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Crystal Williams, OIE staff and Mosaic student group leaders.
Chase Hall, Office of Intercultural Education

2:30-4:30pm
Bates Arts Festival
The Bates Arts Society invites you to join us for a fun afternoon of live music, performances and visual arts produced by art clubs on campus. Swing by to enjoy interactive arts activities and learn more about arts organizations at Bates.
Library Arcade and Chase Hall Gallery

2:30pm
Annual Parents & Family Weekend Public Debate
Members of the Brooks Quimby Debate Council present a debate on the motion “Resolved: This house believes that the desecration of religiously or culturally significant sites is an ethically legitimate tactic of an otherwise just war.” Last year, the BQDC celebrated a brilliant season that culminated in the team’s first national title.
Olin Concert Hall

2pm
Women’s Volleyball vs. Amherst
Alumni Gymnasium

2pm
Legacy Photograph
Alumni/ae parents or grandparents of currently enrolled students are invited, with their children and grandchildren, to be part of this year’s legacy photo for the Bates Magazine.
Hathorn Hall steps (rain location Benjamin E. Mays Center

2pm
Belle
Shown by the Bates Student Film Board. $1 admission.
Olin Arts Center, Room 104

3pm
Strange Bedfellows Improv Show
See Bates’ one and only student-run improv comedy team — off-the-cuff comedy for your laughter-related enjoyment.
Schaeffer Theater

*Bates offers two dining options for families on Saturday, October 11

4:30–8pm
Dinner($8.75 adults/$4.50 children, buy at the door)
Commons

5–7:30pm
Annual Parents & Family Weekend Harvest Dinner
Open to those who have pre-registered. Pick up your reserved tickets when you check in at the Welcome Center before 4pm Saturday. Families are invited to an autumn feast feauturing local Maine produce. There is no program at the dinner, so feel free to arrive anytime between 5 and 7:30pm. Beer and wine will be served for parents only.
Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building

5:30pm
Men’s Alumni Lacrosse Dinner
By invitation only.
Commons, Jarynrd Meeting Rooms (Rooms 221/222)

7:30pm
‘Wasteland’ by Susan Felder
For his senior thesis, Gunnar Manchester ’15 presents Susan Felder’s Vietnam War drama.
Schaeffer Theatre, Black Box Theatre (Room 127)

7:30pm
Belle
Shown by the Bates Student Film Board. $1 admission.
Olin Arts Center, Room 104

7:30–8:15pm
Lecture: A Quick Illustrated History of Bates with Curt Lyford ’04 
“Bates College is not standing in the way of any other institution, but is occupying and cultivating ground which before had lain waste.”
~Oren B. Cheney
Now in its 159th year, Bates continues to lead. It is remarkable how over the last 40 years many of the best colleges in America have changed themselves to become much more like Bates. A lively collection of photographs of Bates history will give us an encouraging, fascinating and sometimes humorous view of the college.
Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (Room G52)

8:30–10:30pm
Beer & Wine Tasting
Cap off the evening with your fellow parents while discovering delicious beers and wines and their ideal food pairings.
Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall

Sunday, October 12

Parents Fund Committee Volunteer Workshop – Canceled 

9am
Men’s Tennis: Wallach Invitational
Wallach Tennis Center

9am
Catholic Mass
All are welcome. Presided by Fr. Paul Dumais, Bates’ Associated Catholic Chaplain, a priest in the Prince of Peace Parish of Lewiston.
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

9am
Fifth Annual Men’s Lacrosse Golf Outing
This event requires pre-registration. 9am check-in;10am shotgun start, scramble style.
Refreshments, program and dinner at 3pm.
Martindale Country Club, Auburn

10am
Nordic Ski Team 5K Run/Walk
Register before the run/walk outside Commons at the Alumni Walk entrance

10:30am–2:30pm
Brunch ($8.75 adults/$4.50 children, buy at the door)
Commons

11am
Interfaith Service
A simple, reflective, multifaith service composed of musical offerings, readings from religious and secular traditions, prayers and intentions. All are welcome regardless of religious affiliation. Sponsored by the Bates Multifaith Chaplaincy.
Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Noon
Parents & Family Weekend Dance Show
Featuring a repertory piece by visiting artist and transgender activist Sean Dorsey; a collaboration between professor Rachel Boggia, video artist Jesse Sugarman, Bates students and professional dancers; a first-year dance piece by professor Carol Dilley; and works by student choreographers and dance clubs and alumni dancers Marlee Weinberg ‘10 and Alissa Horowitz ‘08.
Schaeffer Theatre

2pm
‘Wasteland’ by Susan Felder
For his senior thesis, Gunnar Manchester ’15 presents Susan Felder’s Vietnam War drama.
Schaeffer Theatre, Black Box Theatre (Room 127)

Weekend Exhibits

Museum of Art
Olin Arts Center
Friday, 10am–9pm
Saturday, 10am–5pm

Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts. This exhibition features works by many innovative artists and filmmakers, mostly African Americans, whose art depicts, is influenced by, or visually parallels jazz music and culture. The array of styles and imagery on view varies greatly, ranging from realistic depictions of specific jazz musicians and ensembles to abstract visualizations of rhythms, melodies, harmonies, and improvisation. Convergence explores the abundant contributions to American visual culture by African American artists whose work is in tune with jazz.

Encountering Maine
Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition includes a diverse selection of works depicting places in Maine by artists from the late nineteenth century up to the present.
Encountering Maine presents artworks in a variety of media and styles by Maine natives such as Marsden Hartley, Bernard Langlais, William Manning, Charlie Hewitt and Melonie Bennett shown alongside works by artists who are recognized for their connections to the state, including George Hallowell, John Marin, Dahlov Ipcar, Berenice Abbott and Robert Indiana.

Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Friday, 8:30am–Noon and 1–5pm
Explore Bates’ history through photographs, yearbooks, student newspapers, and our collection of honors thesis projects. Since its founding, the Archives has played a vital role in preserving and promoting U. S. Senator and Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie’s legacy of civic engagement and public service. For the past eleven years, the Archives has also served as the repository of official records of the college.
70 Campus Avenue

Weekend Hours for Campus Buildings

Bert Andrews ’74 Room (Cardio Room)
Merrill Gymnasium
Friday 6am–11pm
Saturday 9am–6pm
Sunday 9am–10pm

The Bobcat Den
Chase Hall
Friday 7:45am–2am
Saturday 7:45am–2am
Sunday 4pm–1am

Peter J. Gomes Chapel
Daily 7am–7pm

College Bookstore
Chase Hall
Friday 8:30am–5pm
Saturday 9am–4:30pm
Sunday 10am–2pm

Davis Fitness Center
Underhill Arena
Friday 7:30am–8pm
Saturday 9am–6pm
Sunday 9am–10pm

Ladd Library
Friday 7:30am–10pm
Saturday 10am–10pm
Sunday 10am–1am

Merrill Gymnasium
Friday 6am–11pm
Saturday 9am–6pm
Sunday 9am–10pm

Office of Intercultural Education
Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue
Friday 9am–11pm
Saturday 2–11pm
Sunday 2–11pm

Hindu Shrine, Muslim Prayer Room and Buddhist Meditation Room
Chase Hall, on the main floor near the Office of Intercultural Education
Open daily, 7am–7pm

Museum of Art
Olin Arts Center
Friday 10am–9pm
Saturday 10am–5pm

Edmund S. Muskie Archives
70 Campus Avenue
Friday 8:30am–noon, 1–5pm

Tarbell Pool (recreational swim times)
Merrill Gymnasium
Friday 7:30–9am, noon–2pm
Saturday and Sunday noon–3pm
Directions to Points of Interest

Streets bordering campus: College Street (Chapel), Campus Avenue (Admission), Central Avenue (football field), and Russell Street (Olin Arts Center).

Bates Rowing Boathouse
From campus, take a left onto Russell Street. Stay in the right-hand lane and take the exit for Route 202 (Main Street). At the light, take a right onto Route 202 N (Main Street). Travel 5.3 miles on Route 202. Pass two cemeteries that span the road and a small white church on the left. Immediately after the small church, take a left onto West Main Street. Take an immediate left onto Meadow Hill Road. Follow Meadow Hill Road for approximately 2 miles. The Bates boathouse driveway is just after a farm on the left and a sweeping right bend in the road. At the bend, the road becomes North River Road. The driveway is marked by post #764 on the left side of the road.

L.L. Bean and Freeport Shops
From College Street, take Frye Street to the end. Turn left onto Main Street and follow it across the bridge into Auburn. Turn left onto Route 136 at the second set of lights. Turn right at yield sign and follow signs for Route 136 south to Freeport.

Portland’s Old Port District
Follow Campus Avenue past St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, straight through the five-way intersection, and take a right onto East Avenue. Follow to the end of East Avenue and take a left onto Lisbon Street (Route 196 East). The entrance to the Maine Turnpike (I-95) will be 1 mile on the right. Fol¬low I-95 to Route 295. Take Exit 7, Route 1A (Franklin Street), then take Franklin Street east to the waterfront and the Old Port area.

Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area
From Lewiston, head toward Bath via U.S. Route 1. As you approach Bath, exit Route 1 on Route 209 south (High Street) towards Phippsburg/Small Point/Sebasco/Popham Beach. Turn right on High Street at the end of the ramp. Follow Route 209 south for 11.6 miles. Where Route 209 turns sharply left to Popham Beach, continue straight ahead on Route 216 for 0.4 mile. You will see “no parking” signs on both sides of the road as you approach the entrance to Morse Mountain. Turn left on Morse Mountain Road. Drive about 350 feet to the entrance of the parking lot on the left. In the summer, there is a gatekeeper and booth at this lot. When the lot is full, no more vehicles are permitted to enter until parked ve¬hicles leave. Vehicles may not park on Morse Mountain Road or on Route 216. A 2-mile hike leads through woodlands and salt marsh, up 180-foot Morse Mountain to an overlook and on to Seawall Beach. Dogs and other pets are not permitted in any season.

Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary, Montello Street, Lewiston
Follow Russell Street to Sabattus Street (Route 126), turning left onto Sab¬attus. Continue until you see the Hannaford supermarket on the left. Turn left at the stone pillar just before Hannaford, onto Highland Spring Road. The Sanctuary is at the end of the Highland Spring Road; turn right on Montello Street and make an immediate left into the new Sanctuary parking lot.

Martindale Country Club, Auburn
Follow Campus Avenue toward Franklin Street and turn left at College Street. Take the first right onto Frye Street and turn left at Main Street and continue for 1.4 miles. Main becomes Court Street in Auburn; continue for 1.8 miles, then onto Manley Road for 0.8 miles and Hotel Road for 0.8 miles. Turn left at Martindale Road and then left again onto Beech Hill Road. Martindale Country Club is on your left.

Museum L-A
From College Street, take Frye Street to the end. Turn left onto Main Street. Take a left onto Canal Street. Take your first right onto Chestnut Street. Pull into parking lot (first right) and drive all the way to the end of the parking lot (through narrow passage).
Locations for Apple Picking and Farm Stands

Wallingford’s Fruit House
1240 Perkins Ridge Road, Auburn, 207-784-7958
Wagon rides, apple picking and a farm stand.

Willow Pond
395 Middle Road, Sabattus, 207-375-6662

Nezinscot Farm
284 Turner Center Road, Turner, 207-225-3231

Restaurants

Applebee’s 599 Center Street, Auburn, 207-784-3986

Axis Natural Foods 120 Center Street #300, Auburn, 207-782-3348

Boa Thai & Sushi 703 Sabattus Street, Lewiston, 207-376-4810

Buffalo Wild Wings 648 Turner Street, Auburn, 207-689-3700

Chopsticks 37 Park Street, Lewiston, 207-783-6300, chopsticks-restaurant.com

DaVinci’s Eatery Bates Mill Complex 150 Mill Street, Lewiston, 207-782-2088, davinciseatery.com

Fish Bones American Grill 70 Lincoln Street, Lewiston, 207-333-3663, fishbonesag.com
Reservations suggested.

Forage Market 180 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, 207-333-6840, foragemarket.com

Fuel Bistro & Wine Bar 49 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, 207-333-3835, fuelmaine.com
Reservations suggested.

Gipper’s Sports Grill 120 Center Street, Auburn, 207-786-0715, gippers.com

Gritty McDuff’s 68 Main Street, Auburn, 207-376-2739, grittys.com

Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli 624 Turner Street, Auburn, 207-784-3434, heidisauburn.com

The Library Cafe 49 Spring Street, Auburn, 207-784-2300

Luigi’s Pizzeria 63 Sabattus Street, Lewiston, 207-782-0701, luiggispizzeria.com

Mac’s Grill 1052 Minot Avenue, Auburn, 207-783-6885, macsgrill.com

Marché 40 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, 207-333-3836, marchemaine.com

Marco’s Restaurant 12 Mollison Way, Lewiston, 207-783-0336, marcositalian.com

Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant 180 Center Street, Auburn, 207-784-1200, margs.com

Mother India 114 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, 207-333-6777

Orchid 29 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, 207-619-0076

Pat’s Pizza 85 Center Street, Auburn, 207-784-8221

Pedro O’Hara’s 134 Main Street, Lewiston, 207-783-6200

Pepper and Spice 875 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, 207-782-7526

Pure Thai Kitchen 65 College Street, Lewiston, 207-376-4852

The Sedgley Place 54 Sedgley Roa., Greene, 207-946-5990, sedgleyplace.com

She Doesn’t Like Guthries 115 Middle Street, Lewiston, 207-376-3344

Simones’ Hot Dog Stand 99 Chestnut Street, Lewiston, 207-782-8431

Starbucks 35 Mt. Auburn Avenue, Auburn, 207-782-0674

Thai Dish 220 Court Street, Auburn, 207-777-3499

Wei-Li Chinese Restaurant 945 Center Street, Auburn, 207-344-0022

General Information

Accessing the Internet
While on campus this weekend, please feel welcome to use the kiosks in Ladd Library to access the Internet. Wireless Internet access is available from all residence hall rooms, Pettengill Hall, Commons, Dunn Guest House and Ladd Library. To access the Internet:
1. Go to cmapp.bates.edu/registration.
2. Click on the “Bates Visitor” link
3. Enter your first name, last name, and email address.
4. Click Submit.

Security
Campus Security: 207-786-6254
Emergency Only: 207-786-6111 (dial 6111 if using an on-campus phone.)

Health Services
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Central Maine Medical Center are within a mile of campus if you need medical attention during the weekend. Please call Bates Security (6254 from a campus phone, other¬wise 207-786-6254) if you need a ride or other assistance.

Lost and Found
Inquiries about articles lost on campus may be made at the Welcome Center until 4pm on Saturday and thereafter at Bates Security, 245 College Street. On Monday, all unclaimed articles will be taken to the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement. Bates College and the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Parking and Traffic Regulations
Cars may be left overnight on the street and in college parking lots except in posted areas. Please respect handicapped parking signs.

Smoking Regulations
Smoking is prohibited in all campus buildings, including meeting rooms and college residence halls. The smoke detection system installed in residence hall rooms and common areas is quite sensitive. If you are using hair spray or other aerosol products, please step away from the smoke detectors in your room.

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See below for slideshows from previous Parents & Family Weekends featuring festivities throughout the weekend.