Off-Campus study in the United States generally entails taking an academic leave of absence from Bates and studying elsewhere as a visiting student. The procedures for taking a leave and transferring credit are described in the Catalog. Mr. Das and Dean Sawyer can also describe leave procedures. In addition, Bates is affiliated with several other institutions. These exchanges and programs are listed below. Study abroad in Canada is possible at McGill University in Montreal. The University of Toronto no longer accepts visiting students. Each program page is linked to its sponsor's web site where more detailed information is available and to student evaluations (2007 and later). To access these evaluations you must log in (lower right corner) with your Bates username and password. Student evaluations prior to 2007 and program brochures are available in the Off-Campus Study Library. The "number of participants" entry in the Comments column is per semester. Numbers often fluctuate from semester to semester, and we provide them to give a general sense of program size.