This Week on Campus

Class of 2017

Order Your Cap, Gown & Tassel – Last day to order online is today

Through April 3, you can order your cap, gown, and tassel at approximately $27.50, plus tax. Extra and souvenir tassels are $4.50, plus tax. (Prices subject to change.)

Go to to order soon!

Our gown color is royal blue, though the photo on the website may show a different color. You can pick up your order at the Downtown Campus Store.

Apply to Walk at Commencement

Ready to graduate in June? Apply to walk at the June 1, 2017 ceremony online now by going to today! Last day for reduced fee and to be listed in the program, April 28, 2017.

Have a 3.5+ GPA?

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society (PTK) invitations went out this week. Check your student email for an invitation to join PTK.

PTK Meetings – No meeting this week

See you Thursday in Downtown Campus Room C303 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm next week.

ASG and Student Life

Tutoring Hours

Downtown Campus:  Room A224

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am-1:00 pm (Student Tutor Lacie) and 1:30-3:30 with (Bill Collins)

Central Campus: Advising Area

Tuesday – Thursday 12:00 -3:00 pm (Student Tutor David)

Great Job Opportunity!

$15/hour for academic tutoring support at South Campus

Hours are negotiable but are currently 11:00 am-3:00 pm, Monday-Thursday

Contact: Pete Hauschka, or 253-680-7217

Join ASG Today, Positions Still Available!

See an ASG Executive, download the application at application or come to the Student Diversity Center, Room C 301 of the Downtown Campus, to pick one up. If you have questions you would like to ask in person, LeMont is at South Campus Tuesdays from 8 am – 3 pm and Central Campus on Thursdays during the same time frame.

Uses of Thermal Energy

Landon Johnson, EEST/BMST instructor, will host two workshops on the uses of thermal imaging, open to Trades and Technology students.

Workshop One:  “Thermal Imaging in Electromechanical Problem and Fault Diagnosis”

Where: Room E-317 Downtown

When: Wednesday, April 12 from 9:00 am until all questions are answered (or, lunchtime)

Workshop Two: “Thermal Imaging for the Homeowner”

Where: Room E-317 Downtown

When: Wednesday April 19 from 9:00 am until all questions are answered (or, lunchtime)

Student Clubs

Start a student club! Visit our new club website It’s a great opportunity to meet new people who share a common interest.

Robotics Club

Interested in Robotics?  Bates Bots meets every Thursday in room E102 (Electronics, Downtown Campus). Come check us out! Read more about the club in The Insider.

Reduced Cost Dental Clinic

Did you know that Bates has a dental clinic? Located at the Downtown Campus, the clinic is open to private-pay patients and patients with Apple Health Care. Services include: new patient exams, cleanings, fillings, crowns and extractions. All services are at a reduced fee. Open Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. Call 253-680-7310 for an appointment.

Phi Theta Kappa News

Have a 3.5+ GPA?

If you have earned 12 college level credits, with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or above, you may be eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society on campus.  Keep your eyes on your email for an invitation!

PTK Meetings

Phi Theta Kappa meets every Thursday in Downtown Campus Room C303 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm.  See you there.

Financial News

Financial Aid Hours

            Downtown                                         Central                                    South

            Mon.-Thurs.; Friday                2nd Wednesday/month                        Tues. & Thurs.

8am-4:30pm; 8am-Noon                    10am-Noon                             1pm-4pm

2016-2017 Winter Quarter Important Dates *info taken from college calendar*

April 7                  Last day to add classes with instructor permission

April 10                Last day to drop classes- 40% refund

April 13                Veterans priority registration-Summer and Fall

April 14                Continuing student registration- Summer and Fall

May 10                 Last day to add classes with “W” on transcript

June 6                  Last day of Spring quarter

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