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Washington, D.C. Summer Welcome Reception

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 — 6:00pm
until 8:00 pm
RSVP by Sunday, July 7
McLean, VA 22101
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We invite incoming Bates families and their students from the Washington, D.C. area to join us for a gathering to meet and make connections with each other. Get to know your fellow Bobcats, hear from a current Bates family, and expand your Bates network.

This event is hosted by a Class of 2027 family.

Bates strives to host inclusive, accessible events. For inquiries about accessibility or other general questions, please contact parents@bates.edu or 207-786-6242.

Can’t make it? Looking for a different date or location? Be sure to check out our full lineup of events for incoming families.

What to expect:
  • This is an informal meet-and-greet for both family members and incoming Bates students. Dinner will be provided. Dress code is casual.
  • If family members cannot attend, students are still encouraged to register and attend so they can connect with their fellow Bobcats. If a student cannot attend, their parents and support networks are welcome to attend and meet other Bates families.
  • While college staff will be present to help greet incoming families, this casual networking gathering will not include a formal presentation or information session.
  • Please register by July 7.


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