Academic Year 2021-22 Archives


April 29, 2021 8:21 am

April 29: Response to New CDC Guidance about Face Coverings

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, We write to clarify campus policy in light of recent changes to both federal CDC…


April 13, 2021 10:00 am

April 13: In-Room Restriction Lifted – In-Person Courses and Co-Curricular Programs May Resume on Wednesday

Dear Students, I want to begin with a thank you. Over the past eleven days, including this past weekend, you…


April 8, 2021 12:20 pm

April 8: COVID-19 Campus Update

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, I write this afternoon to provide you with an update about COVID-19 as of 12:00…


April 6, 2021 6:00 pm

April 6: Academic Year 2021-22 Update

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write with important information about plans for next fall. At their meeting this…


April 5, 2021 9:57 am

April 5: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Dear Students, Last week, Governor Mills accelerated Maine’s vaccine rollout, and announced that individuals 16 years old and older will…


April 5, 2021 7:45 am

April 5: COVID-19 and In-Room Restriction Update

Dear Students, I write to provide you with several important updates. Below you will find information about these topics: COVID-19…


April 1, 2021 3:09 pm

April 1: FAQs for In-Room Restriction

Library Services and Information Technology, Hotel Shuttle, Dining, Academics, Support Services, Life in the Residence Halls, Exercising Outside, Student Employment,…


April 1, 2021 12:11 pm

April 1: COVID-19 Campus Alert

Dear Students,  I write with an urgent message about actions we need to take to stabilize the spread of COVID-19…