Bates Connects

Volunteer’s Digital Guide

From your home…

In your community…

  • Help coordinate local events.
  • Plan your class reunion.
  • Attend a Bates event in your community.
  • Interview prospective students for Admission.
  • Sponsor a job shadow for a current student.
  • Make a difference alongside fellow alumni through Bates Days of Service.

Back at Bates…

  • Attend your Class Reunion.
  • Attend Back to Bates Homecoming and Family Weekend—enjoy athletics, arts performances, debate, and faculty lectures.
  • Engage with the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.
  • Nominate a fellow alum for the Alumni Council or the College Key.

Want to give more time?

Help to plan the next Bates Event in your community.

Share you expertise with fellow alumni and students in a panel, video or other format.

Got an evening free?

Look on the Bates events calendar and attend an event virtually or in your community.

Join Bates Bridge to connect with students and alumni, become or find a mentor, and give or get advice from fellow Bobcats around the world.