Breaks and Travel

2017–18 Dates

Fall Recess: October 18–22

Thanksgiving Recess: November 18–26

Winter Break: December 17–January 7

February Break: February 17–25

Spring Break: April 15–22

Commencement Weekend: May 25–27


Ground Transportation Options

Concord Coach Lines offers routes to and from Portland, Boston, and New York City

Greyhound Lines offers routes nationwide to and from Portland, Maine.

BreakShuttle travels to Boston, Hartford, and New York City.

Mermaid Transportation offers Bates students discounted rides to and from campus to the Portland Jetport.

Lewiston/Auburn Taxi Service: 207-689-5080