Parents and Families Archives

August 18, 2022

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…

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March 2, 2022

Graduation Celebration FAQ for Class of 2020 families

We’ve included some quick facts below, but please visit the 2020 Graduation Celebration page for complete details. Q: Is there…

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May 29, 2021

May 29 — Update for Families of Returning Students

Dear Bates Families, Greetings from Maine! You are an important part of the Bates community, and as we move into…

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April 5, 2021

Student COVID-19 Vaccinations – April 5, 2021

Hello, Bates Families – As you know, Governor Mills has accelerated Maine’s vaccine roll-out, and individuals 16 years old and…

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April 5, 2021

Update: COVID-19 and In-Room Restriction – April 5, 2021

Hello, Bates Families – Students have received an important update regarding the situation on campus. Please encourage them to read this information…

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March 23, 2021

Campus activities, vaccines, and more – March 23, 2021

Hello, Bates Families – Students have received an update that includes information about additional campus activities, off-campus social gatherings, and…

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March 9, 2021

Student Experience Update – March 9, 2021

Hello, Bates Families – Students have just received an encouraging update about activities on campus. Please read the full update here. …

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February 26, 2021

Important COVID-19 Update – Feb. 26, 2021

Hello, Bates Families – As we head into the weekend, students have received an important update about the transmission of COVID-19 on…

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February 22, 2021

Update on dining, campus life, and more – Feb. 22, 2021

Hello, Bates Families – Following the start of the semester last week, students have received an update regarding dining and additional outdoor…

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