Following health and safety protocols, Bates College employees are working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis and the Registrar’s office is closed to visitors. We will be monitoring and responding to phone, email, and U.S. mail as quickly as possible and appreciate your patience. 

We are here for any questions or concerns and may be reached by phone at 207-755-5949 or better yet, email – registrar@bates.edu. We wish everyone well as we proceed through these challenging times.
Best Mary, Jan, Deia, Megan, and Bob

Registration Calendar Fall 2020

July 24 — Upperclass students receive their revised fall schedules; the Registrar’s Office works with Registration Adjustment forms to revise schedules for those students with all remote courses or all courses in one module
* We are working as quickly as we can to respond to about 120 students in this situation. We’ll email each student as soon as we have a resolution or for additional information. Thank you for your patience.
August 3-14 — First-Year student optimization for fall courses – fall schedules are not final until Aug 17th
August 17 — First-Year students view their schedules
August 28 — Add/Drop for all students
September 2 — Module A Classes begin
September 9 — Last day to add module A courses
September 9 — Last day for module A registration adjustments and to select pass/fail grading
September 30 —Last day to drop module A courses
September 30 — Last day for withdrawal from module A courses and to revert pass/fail grading to letter grade
October 13 — Module A classes end
October 19 —Module B classes begin
October 26 — Last day to add module B courses
October 26 — Last day for module B registration adjustments and to select pass/fail grading
November 16 — Last day to drop module B courses
November 16 — Last day for module B registration adjustments and to select pass/fail grading

Welcome to the Registrar & Academic Systems Office

The Registrar’s Office maintains the permanent academic record of all Bates students. We communicate and interpret academic policy and procedures to students, faculty and staff and provide academic and enrollment services to the Bates community.

For students and faculty, secure online record information is available through the Garnet Gateway.