Community Navigation

Community Navigation is a program of the OIE that aims to provide support, guidance and problem solving skills to students as they navigate some of their experiences at Bates. Every student comes in with numerous and varying strengths and Community Navigation intends to help students recognize these strengths and think actively about how to use them to help themselves advocate for themselves.

What can I expect from this program?

As a program, signature programs that students can expect from this program include:

  • Social and educational student-led programs
  • Front desk coverage to answer guest questions/concerns
  • Maintenance of the overall space
  • Student support, guidance and mentorship on a multitude of topics
  • Collaborations with campus partners

Who works in this program

Click this link to learn more about the Community Navigators, student employees who serve as support and mentors to the OIE community.