Academic Year 2021-22 Archives


March 21, 2020 4:45 pm

COVID-19 Update on Confirmed Cases

A second member of the Bates community has tested positive for
COVID-19. With this case, there are a total of two confirmed cases within the Bates community.


March 19, 2020 5:49 pm

Confirmed Case of COVID-19

A member of our community has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual has been at home in self-isolation for a number of days while receiving the necessary care to treat their condition.


March 17, 2020 4:14 pm

Important COVID-19 Update for Staff

Beginning immediately, Bates will transition to a remote working model for any employees whose physical presence on campus is not required to carry out their duties.


March 14, 2020 4:30 pm

Urgent Information About Timely Departure from Campus

We ask students to please respond with a greater sense of urgency to the public health crisis that confronts us and depart campus as soon as possible. With each passing day, we learn more about the extreme contagiousness of the COVID-19 virus and the threat it poses to vulnerable populations.


March 13, 2020 7:23 am

March 13 COVID-19 Announcement

We are at a pivotal moment with respect to both the spread of the COVID-19 virus and our ability as a college to take proactive, rather than reactive, steps. We will suspend classes at the end of the day, ask our students to return home and our faculty to prepare to teach remotely, and resume remote classes on Monday, March 23.