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Start the Pre-Registration Phase

Bates students interested in learning more about off-campus study opportunities must complete the Pre-Registration Phase by selecting the appropriate button below:
Start the Pre-Registration Phase   Return to Existing Account


1) Select the button above related to where you are in the process:​
Option 1: Select Start the Pre-Registration Phase above to begin. You will be prompted sign in if you are not already. Use your Bates login credentials.
​​Option 2: Select Return to an Existing Account to go to your Applicant home page. Then select the Pre-Registration Phase program from your list.
2) After you have completed your Pre-Registration Phase steps and reviewed approved programs, you can schedule an appointment (via BatesReach) to meet with an advisor in the Center for Global Education (Jen Hyde or Darren Gallant).

3) After meeting with your advisor, they will open your Bates Off-Campus Study Registration for one of your programs. After this, you will see your registration in your Applicant home has been updated to that specific off-campus study program. If this is not your top choice program or term, reach out to them and they will adjust it for you. 

Students applying for Off-Campus Study Short Term programs do not need to complete the Pre-Registration Phase before starting a program-specific registration. Apply directly within the program page by selecting 'Apply Now'.