Parents and Families Archives


November 16, 2022 10:05 am

Regional events, resources for breaks, and more

Hello, Bates families – Cooler temperatures have settled in here on campus, and we wanted to share some resources to…


October 25, 2022 10:58 am

Resources for supporting your student

Hello, Bates families – One of the most important roles Bates parents play is in guiding students to the many…


October 6, 2022 12:39 pm

Latest updates from campus

Greetings from Bates! As we move further into fall semester, we look forward to resuming a more typical outreach cadence…


August 18, 2022 3:58 pm

Incoming families: Drop-off day FAQ

Drop off day for most Class of 2026 students is Wednesday, August 31. Below are answers to the questions we…


August 9, 2022 8:47 am

Returning Bates Students  – COVID-19 Information

Greetings from campus! We wanted to share some important updates for families of returning Bates students: Returning students have received…


August 9, 2022 8:45 am

Incoming student arrival protocols and more

Greetings from campus! We wanted to share some important updates for families of incoming students: All incoming students have received…


July 29, 2022 10:14 am

Next student deadlines and ongoing family programs

Hello, Class of 2026 families – With around five weeks to go until drop-off day, students are going through a…


July 6, 2022 2:06 pm

Resources for your student – and for you

Hello, Class of 2026 families – Incoming students continue to hear weekly from the First-Year Experience team about key forms,…


June 16, 2022 2:11 pm

Preview: Summer Welcome Events

Hello, Class of 2026 families – This summer, we will offer a mix of in-person and virtual welcome gatherings to…


June 1, 2022 7:52 pm

First-year forms, dates, and more

Hello, Class of 2026 families – Summer is blooming on the Bates campus, and we have several resources to share…