Important Fall Quarter Information

Attention Students:

Fall quarter tuition is due by 9/14/2020.

Please make sure you have paid your tuition and fees or have your funding set up by that date. Failure to pay tuition by 9/14/2020 will result in being dropped from classes. If registering after 9/14/2020, you must pay tuition within two business days to avoid being dropped from classes.

If you plan to receive funding through federal financial aid, please contact the financial aid office at 253-680-7020 to ensure your aid has been approved.

If receiving aid through 3rd party (ie…VA, L&I, Worker Retraining, BFET, WorkFirst, Etc…) please contact the following to ensure your funding is in place.

VA (all chapters)           Andy Hall

Worker Retraining, BFET, WorkFirst

L&I                               Kristi Richards

Additionally, we have payment plan options for you. If you would like to set up a payment plan, please review plan options on our website.

Attendance Policy

Attendance and participation is your classes is paramount to student success. Students in Career Training and General Education classes not attending in the first three days of the quarter will be withdrawn from classes and given a refund per our refund policy. Please make attend class, sign into class online, and/or contact your instructors within the first three days to avoid being dropped from classes.

If you have any questions regarding our Drop for Non-payment or Attendance policy, please contact our registration office at

Student Checklist

A list of items you need to complete to be prepared for your first day of class. View the checklist.

Bates Technical College is operating remotely, with limited labs on campus. We’re here to help you virtually. Learn more about our efforts to keep students and employees healthy and safe on the COVID-19 resource page.