Information about Dining in Commons Meeting Rooms and CateringBates community groups who book space in meeting rooms in Commons (201, 211, 221/222, 225, 226) may take advantage of the through the line catering option. This option allows meeting participants to make meal selections in Commons and return to their reserved space to eat. Groups interested in the through the line option must book space in Commons through EMS and receive approval from Bobcat Catering at Bobcatcatering@bates.
Information about how faculty and staff can order catering and to go meals for college sponsored meeting and events can be found here. If you have any questions please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.Students living off campus who are not on the board plan and would like information about accessing meals in Commons should contact John Lajoie, Associate Director of Dining at 207-786-6052 or email@example.com.
Academic Year Events
Summer on the campus is filled with more than 2000 people from Maine, around the nation and other countries that come to Bates for conferences, sports camps, and the Bates Dance Festival. They enjoy an educational and networking experience on the campus along with the beautiful Maine Summer.