Request for Replacements

1 November: Deadline for Form Submission

Bates considers the curricular needs of our students its top priority. It also supports the scholarly pursuits of faculty through sabbaticals, other leaves, and course reductions. (See faculty Leave Programs and Support at Through the dean of the faculty and division chairs, the College makes an effort to replace faculty taking leave and course reductions for purposes of scholarship and pedagogy and to add courses in cases of extraordinary curricular need.  The dean and division chairs give priority to faculty away for a full academic year but consider semester-long replacements and additional courses when need is demonstrated and funds are available.

To request replacement courses for faculty applying for leave, please complete the form below by November 1 and click the “Submit” button. If you have questions, please contact Meg Gresh at

Replacement Request Form

  • Number of Courses Requested for 2020-21:
  • Number of Courses Requested for 2020-21:
  • Number of Courses Requested for 2021-22:
  • Number of Courses Requested for 2022-23:


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