Campus Events

Campus Events will be limited to internal groups only. External groups will not be allowed to book space on campus at this time. Whenever possible, events should take place in outdoor spaces. Two tents will be available from August 20, 2021 through November 1, 2021 to provide additional outside options and will be available for reservation through EMS. Attendance records will be required for all events and the use of EventBrite is recommended to track this information. External individuals attending campus events will be required to wear a face coverings and outside vendors must adhere to the external vendor policy . If you have any questions, or need assistance please reach out to

Summer 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.
Gordon Research Conferences

Bates Dance Festival

Summer Athletic Camps

Concerts on the Quad