Welcome, Parents!


Academic Calendar

Find all of the important dates, breaks, and deadlines in the 2017–18 Academic Calendar.

Fall comes to the Bates College campus.

Visiting Campus

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

Attend a Summer Welcome Reception

Meet other incoming families at receptions across the country before arriving on campus in the fall.


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 .