New Students

Welcome to Bates Technical College! We're glad you're here and hope that you enjoy your educational journey. You have just one more final step before you begin classes - participating in a brief, online new student orientation.

This orientation can be viewed via the video below or as a PDF presentation. At the end of each, please take a brief orientation quiz

Should you have any questions during your time at Bates, don't hesitate to ask your instructor or career advisor, or be sure to stop by and visit with the staff in the Diversity/ASG officeWelcome to Bates!

Download the New Student Orientation PDF (2.3MB)


New Student Orientation video produced by Digital Media program faculty and students, in conjunction with Diversity/ASG staff.

Finished with the orientation? Don't forget to take this brief quiz to test your knowledge!