Academic Offices and Centers

A number of campus offices and centers are responsible for the academic program at Bates. The links of this page provide more information about those offices and centers.


Dean of the Faculty: The Bates College Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Dean of the Faculty advances learning in the liberal arts tradition.

Harward Center for Community Partnerships: Service to others in schools, businesses, and hospitals, as well as social service, environmental, and governmental agencies.

Library: The hub for scholarship on campus: books, journals, service for thesis writers, expert information professionals, and the Help Desk. Also workstations, study spaces, and comfortable chairs for reading.

Museum: Through temporary exhibitions, the permanent collection, programming and education programs the MoA is an integral part of the intellectual and cultural life of the College and region.

Registrar: The Registrar’s Office maintains the permanent academic record of all Bates students.