Parents and Families Archives

May 24, 2024

Welcome, Bobcat families!

Hello, Bates Class of 2028 families, and welcome to the Bates community! We are excited for your Bobcat’s arrival on…

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May 22, 2024

Important Commencement Reminders

Hello, Bates Class of 2024 Families – The Historic Quad is mown and ready, the forecast is sunny, and students…

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May 20, 2024

Preparing for summer at Bates

Hello, Bates families – It’s the final week of the academic year! Short Term classes are winding to a close,…

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May 15, 2024

Countdown to Commencement 2024!

Hello, Bates Class of 2024 Families – Commencement Weekend is just around the corner, and we have a few reminders…

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April 24, 2024

Commencement honorands announced

Hello, Bates Class of 2024 Families – We are excited to let you know that Bates has just announced the…

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April 8, 2024

Reminders for the End of Winter Semester

Greetings from campus, Bates families –  Now that the snow is melting and blue skies are returning after last week’s…

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March 9, 2024

Commencement 2024: Family Update

Greetings from campus, Bates Class of 2024 Families –  The 158th Commencement of Bates College is just a few short…

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January 12, 2024

A Preview of Winter Semester at Bates

Greetings, Bates families! Classes for the Winter Semester kicked off on Wednesday, and we’re excited to offer a quick look…

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December 4, 2023

Updates for Winter Break

Hello, Bates families – Snow has arrived on campus, the final week of classes has begun, and Winter Break is…

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November 3, 2023

Supporting students, the community, and more

Bates families – As we head into the weekend, we write to share the following resources: Student support: Students are…

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