ASG & Student Life


75th Legacy Committee

Interested in leaving something behind for future generations? Should we create a time capsule, plant a tree, publish a book, install a park bench?  How would you like to honor the 75th anniversary of Bates Technical College?  Email Juliette Kern to join the team.

ASG General Assembly

Join ASG for the General Assembly on October 21st in the Downtown Auditorium.  All students welcome. Free pizza!

Did you know? Students can get texts about upcoming ASG events. Don’t miss out!

Student Clubs

Interested in starting a club?  Email Juliette Kern with your club idea!  Each club gets $300 to spend on club related activities, and it’s a great opportunity to meet new people who share a common interest.

Job Fair

Aerospace, Manufacturing and Maritime Job Fair

Wednesday, October 28th @ 9:30-12:30 – South Campus Auditorium.

Come dressed for success, bring your resume, and connect with the top employers in your field!  Free to all job seekers. Click here to register.

Phi Theta Kappa News

Next All Chapter Meeting

Tuesday October 13th – Downtown Campus Room E303.  See you there!

Interested in becoming an officer? Deadline for nominations is October 16th

PTK Regional Conference November 14th, RSVP by October 20th!

Library News

Have you heard about LibrarianChat

Bates’ Library is part of a statewide 24/7 online library chat service.  LibrarianChat is live online text chat with professional librarians.  They can help with finding information for assignments, reducing your time spent searching, or identifying the best resources to use.  From a browser or mobile device, just go to .

Scholarship Opportunity

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarships

All students are encouraged to apply for these college scholarships. Deserving applicants are judged on the criteria of character, leadership, service, financial need, and scholastic ability. College awards range up to $3,000, and a graduate studies scholarship is available for $7,500. Click here to apply!

Community Clothing Donations

Pierce Community Partnership for Transition Services is collecting the following items for Cedar Creek Corrections Center: used or new men’s clothing, new toys & gifts.  If you have any items you would like to donate, please drop them in the box in Job Service Office DT M214 . For more info, email Andrea Cobb.

Get Your Story Published

Share your Bates story!

Break out the cake and light the candles, Bates is turning 75! As part of the college’s anniversary website,, we’d like to feature stories of our inspirational students and graduates. Use this form to tell us about you, and how Bates has transformed your life. You may be featured on the website and in future publications! #BTC75

Important Opportunity

Bates has been selected for a campus-wide civil rights compliance on-site monitoring review during the 2016 academic year.  In preparation for and as part of the audit, each of you are requested to complete the survey using the link below. The surveys inputs are confidential and are received by the auditing staff. Click here to take the survey!

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2015-2016 Fall Quarter Important Dates

  • October 12                  Last day to drop class for 40% refund
  • October 16                  No Students
  • October 28                  Last day to drop class with a “W” on transcript
  • November 11              Veterans Day – No School
  • November 25              Half day
  • November 26              Thanksgiving – No School
  • November 27              No School
  • December 7                Veteran Priority Registration
  • December 8                Open Registration
  • December 15              Last day of fall quarter