Archives for "New Student Resources"


July 10, 2020 9:54 am

Is there a standard computer configuration that is recommended for students?

We do not have standard recommendations for computers for students. No academic program at Bates College requires students to have…


June 8, 2020 2:21 pm

What software is available to Faculty, Staff, and Students for Free or at an Educational Discount?

Bates provides access to well over a hundred different software applications in support of teaching, learning, research, and the administration of the…


February 7, 2019 3:26 pm

Does Dell provide educational discounts or deals for Students, Faculty, and Staff?

Yes, Dell provides discounts and deals for Students, Faculty, and Staff at Dell University.  Feedback? Did this FAQ solve your…


September 5, 2017 3:48 pm

My Bates Password is about to expire, what should I do?

Your Bates Password will expire every 365 days, and you will be forced to change it. You may also change your…


September 5, 2017 2:09 pm

How do I setup Bates Gmail on my iPhone/iPad?

Configuring your iOS Device to Connect to Bates Gmail: Tap on Settings From the Settings window, scroll down and tap…


August 31, 2017 2:29 pm

How do I setup a Paw-Print Printer on a Windows Computer (Students)?

To setup the Paw-Print and Paw-Print-Color Printers on your Windows Computer (Students): Note: If you are connected to the Bates…


August 31, 2017 11:29 am

Where are the Paw-Print Printers and Release Stations located on-campus?

The Paw-Print Printers are the college’s public printers accessible to students, faculty, and staff. The Paw-Print Printers utilize Follow Me and…


August 30, 2017 4:46 pm

How do I setup a Paw-Print Printer on a Mac (Students)?

To setup the Paw-Print and Paw-Print-Color Printers on your Mac (Students): Note: If you are connected to the Bates Open SSID…


May 23, 2017 3:25 pm

When will my Bates Email/Network password expire?

Your Bates Email/Network password will expire 365 days from the date you last changed it. Feedback? Did this FAQ solve…


April 3, 2017 4:00 pm

How do I Backup/Synchronize my Bookmarks and Settings in Google Chrome?

In the Google Chrome browser there is a great, sometimes little-known about feature that lets you synchronize your Google Chrome bookmarks,…