First-Year Forms

You will need to fill out all of the below forms prior to matriculating to Bates in the fall. All of these forms are accessed through Garnet Gateway. A schedule of the forms open and due dates is listed below. To login and access these forms, please follow this link to Garnet Gateway.

May Forms

FormOpen DateDeadlineDescription
Health Insurance5/21/20245/31/2024Waive automatic enrollment in medical insurance if you are already covered.
E-mail and Network5/21/20246/16/2024Must complete this before doing anything else in the Garnet Gateway. This is the first stop!

June Forms

FormOpen DateDeadlineDescription
AESOP Application6/5/20247/6/2024Sign-up for your AESOP trip! You will go on a trip during Orientation with 8-10 students and two upperclass student leaders organized around an activity.
Active Shooter Protocol6/5/20248/31/2024Review a short informational video about safety procedures on campus.
ID Photo6/5/20247/1/2024Upload a photo for your ID card, and to share with the Bates community.
Community Engagement6/5/20248/6/2024Volunteer, service learning, local internships or community partnerships.
Chosen Name Change6/5/20247/8/2024Choose the information you wish to make visible to authorized individuals.
Campus Life Waiver6/5/20248/21/2024You must sign this form to participate in activities on or off campus at Bates. This is important!
Direct Deposit6/5/20249/30/2024Register for direct deposit to receive reimbursements for college sponsored events or programs you put on; or payment for college student jobs!
Disability Services Resources6/5/20247/8/2024Are you interested in connecting with disability services through Accessible Education & Student Support at Bates?
Emergency Contacts6/5/20246/14/2024Who should we contact in an emergency?
Scholarships6/5/20247/1/2024Report any scholarships you’ve received from outside organizations.
Billing and Payments6/5/20246/14/2024Give access to a parent, guardian, or support person to view your bill and access your bill electronically.
Gender Identity and Personal Pronouns6/5/20246/14/2024Choose the information you wish to make visible to authorized individuals.
Vaccination Form6/5/20247/1/2024There are required vaccinations before you can attend Bates College. Please provide information with this form.
Health History, Informed Consent, and TB Assessment6/5/20247/1/2024Information regarding your personal contact information, medical history, medications, hospitalizations and various other health related questions. The TBD form is part of your Health history and can also be completed electronically. When completing this section, if you answer “No” to all three questions at the top of the form you can electronically sign and submit it. That’s all you need to do. However, if you answer “yes” to any of the first three questions you will need to have your healthcare provider fill out the TB Assessment form.
Housing and Roommate Selection6/5/20247/1/2024Tell us about yourself so we can better match you with roommates and housing.
Personal Information6/5/20246/14/2024Tell us how to reach you via mail, email, and cell.
Religious Affiliation6/5/20248/21/2024Find connections and spiritual sustenance.
Public Information6/5/20247/1/2024Decide who can see your information while you’re enrolled at Bates.

July Forms

FormOpen DateDeadlineDescription
Registration – Course Preferences7/9/20247/18/2024Request your preferred courses.
Mailbox Information7/15/20248/31/2024Find out your campus mailing address.
View your Schedule7/30/2024

August & September Forms

FormOpen DateDeadlineDescription
Account Authorization8/1/20248/31/2024Who can view your financial aid, grades and/or transcript?
Housing and Roommate Assignments Notification8/1/2024
Support | Action | Accountability8/1/20248/23/2024Prepare for orientation and learn about a core Bates value: respect.
Campus Contact Information8/7/20248/23/2024How do we contact you while you are on campus?