Telephone Number Formats
The Bowdoin College directory includes full seven-digit office phone numbers for all faculty and staff and optional residence phone numbers for students.
Faculty & Staff
725-3000, 798-4000, 798-7000 & 721-5000 Number Series. For calls between Bowdoin Buildings (in the 3000, 4000, 5000 and 7000 series) you need only dial the four-digit extension number.
All student phone numbers are in the 208-xxxx format. You must dial the five-digit extension when dialing on campus.
Calls from Off-Campus
725-3000, 798-4000, 798-7000 & 721-5000 Number Series
Please note carefully the three-digit prefix of the number you wish to call. Numbers in these series that begin with other prefixes belong to local area residents or businesses and are not Bowdoin College numbers. Check the full number before calling to be sure you are directing your call to a Bowdoin phone extension.
6000 series numbers are campus-only extensions. These can be reached on campus by simply dialing the four-digit 6000 series extension. If you need to dial a 6000 number from off-campus, dial 725-3000 and select the option for the Campus Operator, then request that the Operator transfer you to your desired 6000 series extension.