Bates Technical College has formed a partnership with the largest textbook supplier in the nation, BNC Services. This virtual platform is the online interface for all Bates students to acquire their textbooks and some other course materials. Visit the Virtual Bookstore at:

Virtual Bookstore Opens:

  • SUM Qrt 21: TBA
  • FA Qrt 21: TBA

We have minimal physical store operations at our South Campus that focuses more exclusively on toolkits and other unique, course required materials. To inquire about what course materials we carry and or schedule an appointment, email the bookstore.

Bates Technical College offers classes on campus, online and hybrid. For Fall Quarter 2021, vaccinations will be required. Learn more about vaccinations and our COVID-19 response on the COVID-19 resource page.