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: – President; – Advisor.

Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Club (SOTA)
The mission of the Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Club (SOTA) is to create a cohesive, creative, and compassionate club that reflects the values of occupational therapy in the classroom and beyond. We meet on Thursdays at 1:30 pm in the Occupational Therapy Assistant classroom, room C 201 downtown. For more information contact: President: ; Advisor:

Student Veterans Club
To promote support for student veterans with students, faculty and staff and a network that creates mutual collaboration between club members and outside organizations. The club meeting times are and location: The third Friday monthly at 11:30 a.m. in the south library. For more information, or to join: – President; – Advisor.


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