Academic Year 2021-22 Archives


September 30, 2021 8:10 am

Back to Bates: Family Day Reminders and Masking Update

Dear Students, It has been nice to see so many of you out and about on campus over the past…


September 10, 2021 5:30 am

Sept. 10: Important Update about COVID-19 Testing for All Students

Dear Students, I write today to share the news that next week we will begin testing all students for COVID-19…


September 8, 2021 7:40 am

Sept. 8:COVID-19 Update for Students

Dear Students, I write today with an update on campus public health policies and important information regarding our COVID-19 testing…


August 16, 2021 11:35 am

Aug. 16: Important Updated Public Health Policies for Students

Dear Students, I write to provide an update on campus public health and masking policies given the community transmission of…


May 11, 2021 12:41 pm

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Fall 2021 Semester

Dear Students, With a couple of weeks left in the academic year, I write with an update on the college’s…


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 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…