Academic Year 2021-22 Archives


November 17, 2020 4:00 pm

Nov. 17: Guidance to mitigate risk while traveling

As many of you prepare to travel home or other locations, I want to offer some guidance that allows you to enjoy the break while also taking necessary steps to protect yourself, as well as your family.


November 11, 2020 7:59 am

Nov. 11: Public Health Update (addendum)

Providing additional information to bring the number of COVID-19 positives among students fully up to date as of Nov. 11.


November 10, 2020 2:45 pm

Nov. 10: Public Health Update — A Call to Limit Close Contacts

Beginning this week, students who test positive or are close contacts may well experience disruptions to their November break travel plans and need to remain at Bates.


November 5, 2020 1:28 pm

Nov. 5: Public Health Travel Advisory

Students should remain on campus to the extent possible due to a sharp rise in Maine COVID-19 cases and several recent cases on our campus.