Requests & Announcements

Your source for requesting Bates alumni information such as IDs, banners and transcripts, as well as sharing big announcements with the Bates community.

Alumni ID (Number)

Please fill out the Alumni ID Request Form.

Births and Adoptions

We would love to hear about new additions to your family! Please submit your announcement in the News Form.

Submissions to Bates Magazine

Class Notes: Submit your notes in the News Form.

"This photo was taken at my wedding this summer. My husband is a Colby grad, so we decided to take a joint photo and I thought this one came out well and shows how well we can all get along with our rivals :)" — Katie Black ’12 Back row, left to right: Connor Pacala ’12, Alexa Hiley ’12, Katie Thorn ’12, Becca Gugliotti ’12, Tessa Pals ’12, Caylin Carbonell ’12, Jeff Higgins ’12, Leah Maciejewski ’12, Nina Wolinsky ’12Front row, left to right: John Weidman ’12, Michael Dorfman ’12, Katie Black ’12

Bates Banner

Do you need a banner for your wedding, Bates Reunion or event?

Please fill out the Banner Request Form.

Bates alumni Elizabeth Merrill '00 and Lawson Rudasill '00 were married in the Bates College Chapel, with a "first look" and Ketubah (marriage contract) signing at Lake Andrews, followed by a cocktail hour in Commons' Fireplace Lounge, and a reception in Pettengill Hall's Perry Atrium.

The ceremony officiants were Cynthia Link  '00 and Ed Pauker '00.

Group Wedding Photos

Email high-resolution JPEGs of Bates group weddings to Bates Magazine. Please include names and class years of all persons as well as the wedding date, location, and any other news. Weddings photos are printed in the order they arrive. Email address:

Students do pre-computer information retrieval, circa 1974, using the library’s card catalog. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)

Submissions to Muskie Archives

Muskie Archives is a special collections library dedicated to Bates history. Archivists are looking for real stories and experiences of campus life throughout the ages. If you have photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, or correspondence that you would like to share with Bates, please contact Muskie Archives.

Campus scenes on June 11, 2019.Hathorn Hall

Contact Information Update

Keep in touch and let us know how to reach you!

Please fill out the Contact Update Form.

Bates Book Awards

Bates invites high schools to participate in the Book Awards program.