Every Bobcat is unique…

…and so is their connection to Bates. Worldwide, there are more than 24,000 Batesies pursuing their dreams, making a difference, and giving back to their communities. Our alumni are united across generations by the time they spent here in Lewiston, and by the education that prepared them for great things.

Learn how you can connect with your fellow Bobcats and engage with Bates through events, professional networking, and volunteer opportunities.

No matter where your life outside the den is, you’re never too far from the Bates community.

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Find community through new and old connections with classmates, faculty, staff, and groups.

Make an impact as one of the more than 2,200 alumni who volunteer their time, talent, and resources to the college.

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Explore the variety of resources, tools, and information that are available to you.

Catch up with the Bobcat Connection Newsletter!

Discover exciting updates from fellow alumni, engaging stories spotlighting the remarkable journeys of Bobcats worldwide, upcoming events that foster connection and nostalgia, and insightful professional development opportunities. Stay connected, informed, and inspired within the vibrant Bobcat community through our newsletter!