Student Led Clubs

What is a club?

A club is a group or organization open to any and all currently-enrolled Bates students who share similar interests or purposes. These interests may include culture, hobbies, sports, leisure activities or even activities related to current or future professional goals.

Purpose and benefits of student clubs

Clubs are coordinated through the Campus Life & Activity Center, and provide students with the opportunity to learn leadership skills, work in diverse groups, and form communities around similar interests or goals.

Clubs assist in enhancing social and professional skills by encouraging students to:

o   Develop leadership qualities and skills
o   Network at a college and community level
o   Feel connected to the campus community
o   Work in diverse groups
o   Establish and refine teamwork related skills
o   Form lasting relationships


Student Led Club Documents


Current Clubs

Bates ESports
To enhance the Bates Technical College community by providing a dynamic event center that fosters engagement for a significant segment of student body, while providing a safe and accessible place to engage in gaming and it’s ancillary activities. With the ultimate long-term goal of creating a Bates Technical college Esports team that competes collegiately. The club meeting times are and location: The first Tuesday monthly at 3 p.m. in room 133, central campus. For more information, or to join: – Advisor.

Dungeon & Dragons Club
To play Dungeons & Dragons. The club meeting times are and location: The second full week of each month at noon, in the Facilities Maintenance Hop. For more information, or to join: Seth Tribble – President; Cameron LaFreniere  – Advisor.

The mission of SOTA club is to build a cohesive, creative and compassionate club that reflects the values of occupational therapy within the classroom and beyond. It is our priority to develop our intellect, social, and emotional well-being while enrolled at Bates to promote serving our communities. Meets Thursdays @ 1:30 p.m. in room B 310. President – ; Advisor

Nursing Club
To bring all nursing students together and support one another throughout the journey. Meets Fridays @ 2 p.m., starting on 11/18 in room B 308 downtown. President – ; Advisor


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