Welcome, Parents!


Academic Calendar

Find all of the important dates, breaks, and deadlines in the  2016–17 Academic Calendar.

Families depart Commons during Parents and Family Weekend.

Back to Bates: Homecoming & Family Weekend

September 22–24, 2017

Fall comes to the Bates College campus.

Visiting Campus

Check out our accommodationsdining, and travel pages as you plan your trip to campus.


Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Contact us at parents@bates.edu to learn about a variety of ways to get involved with other parents and the broader Bates community .