Updates from Student Affairs

Check back here for timely updates on the goings-on and news from Student Affairs.

  • Residence Life Updates
    Residential Life Changes As we prepare for our Fall 2021 reopening, we want to share the news that the Office of Residential Life and Health Education has welcomed five new team members and explain how this residence of coordinators will…
  • Update on Investigation
    Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, I write today to report to you on the results of the college’s investigation into an incident on March 5, 2021, during which a Campus Safety Officer placed a student in handcuffs. Please note that…
  • Response to Petition
    Dear Students, We write to respond to a recent petition about the college’s Fall 2020 plan. We appreciate the time so many of you took to express your views on these important topics. Before focusing on the specific points raised…
  • COVID-19 and Spring Season
    Dear Spring Season Student-Athletes and Families, I write to share important information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact on varsity athletics. As you may be aware, a number of NESCAC colleges have directed their students not to return to campus…
  • Information about Coronavirus
    Dear Students: As many of you know from news coverage, public health agencies in the U.S. and around the globe are actively addressing an outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus, a respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. Individual cases…
  • Self-Identifying Gender Identity and Personal Pronouns
    Dear Students, I hope that your summer has been both productive and enjoyable. I am looking very forward to seeing you back on campus in a couple of weeks. I am writing to you today to share some important information…
  • Important Information about Measles
    Dear Students, You may have seen news coverage about recent outbreaks of measles in several parts of the country, including on college campuses. The U.S. is currently experiencing the highest number of measles virus cases in decades. Additionally, Maine recently…
  • Darren R. Gallant Named Associate Dean and Director of the Center for Global Education
    Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students Joshua McIntosh announced today that Darren R. Gallant, Assistant Director of Study Abroad at Brandeis University, will become the Associate Dean and Director of the Center for Global Education at Bates…
  • Response to Student Government Letter
    Dear BCSG President Walter Washington, BCSG Vice President Myles Smith, and Members of the BCSG General Assembly, We are writing to address concerns raised in your open letter to us on November 14, 2018, in which you announced the decision…
  • Guidance for Students On- and Off-Campus
    Students Living On-Campus Suggestions for Social Life On-Campus Attend events on campus Reserve spaces on campus (such as lounges) for larger gatherings (with or without alcohol) Partner with Campus Life (Chase Hall) to plan events open to everyone on campus…