Bates Health Services

Closed for the Summer Recess

Our office is currently closed for the Summer Recess. Your message has been received, and we will respond when we are able. This inbox is monitored on a weekly basis over the summer. Please see the information below for commonly asked questions.

If you have a medical emergency that requires immediate attention, please call Campus Safety to reach EMS at 207-786-6111, or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

To access medical care during the summer, students living on campus will be referred to the Central Maine Family Medical Residency at 76 High Street. Appointments can be made by calling 207-795-2800. Many of the physicians at BHS, Kelly Ducas (MA), Mikayla Cook (PSR) and Allison Ceprano (PSR) will be at the Residency Clinic for continuity of care. Your insurance will be billed for medical care visits.

More information about after hours and weekend access to health care can be found on the Health Services website.

Scheduling an Appointment or Contacting Health Services

BHS is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To make an appointment, please call Health Services at 207-786-6199 or email

Bates recognizes that health significantly influences a student’s ability to participate fully in the life of the college. Health Services strives to enhance each student’s well-being by providing comprehensive confidential health care, and encouraging informed participation in all health-related decisions.

Bates has an established relationship with Central Maine Medical Center to provide expertise and care for students. CMMC is a recognized health care leader in Western and Central Maine, giving Bates students 24/7 access to complete medical care.

The Health Services staff includes physicians, medical residents, registered nurses, a patient services representative, and support staff.