Welcome, Parents and Families!

The resources below will help you access key college resources, get involved with the college, and remind your student where to go for answers.

Have a question that isn’t answered here? Contact us at parents@bates.edu or 207-786-6242. Our working hours are 8 am-4:30 pm Eastern.

We’ve curated tools and resources to help you and your student navigate life at Bates.

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Discover upcoming Parent & Family events near you and on campus.

Learn how you can be involved with the Bates Community through various volunteer opportunities.

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Help all students succeed in areas such as academics, residential life, & library resources.