First-Year Resources - Getting Started Guide

As a First-Year Student at Bates, all the information you need to know about Technology@Bates is available on the Bates College IT Service Desk website. This webpage provides a list of common items you need to know to get you started!

Finding and Contacting the IT Service Desk

The Bates College IT Service Desk is located on the Main Level of the George and Helen Ladd Library (Ladd). Once you enter the building, you will see the Research Desk located directly in front of you. Once you are at the Research Desk, turn right, and you will see the signs for the IT Service Desk.


Phone: (207) 786-8222 - If you receive our voicemail, please clearly leave your full name, Bates Network Username, a return phone number, and a brief description of the issue you are encountering. 

Welcome to Bates from the IT Service Desk Team!!!


Hardware Requirements:

Connecting to WiFi & Registering Devices:

Printing (PaperCat):



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