The Office of Intercultural Education supports that Bates College community by providing educational cultural programming to students. The OIE is a welcoming environment that has comfortable lounge spaces, a computer lab, a conference room, a community kitchen, and much more.

Welcome to your new home for cultural education and programming! We look forward to supporting you in your journey at Bates and beyond.

OIE News

  • Bobcat Spotlight!
    In celebration of Latina/o/x, Chicana/o/x, Hispanic heritage experience we highlight Rachel Retana! Rachel is a double major in gender and sexuality studies, and identities and interest politics with a minor in Africana studies. She is from Chicago, Illinois! Rachel is a proud Mexican American! “After Bates I plan on returning to my community in Chicago,…