If you're a new Bowdoin faculty member, student or staff, you'll want to gain access to the Bowdoin network and the resources that gives you as soon as possible. The links on the right give you both step-by-step instructions and information about information technology resources at Bowdoin.
Did you know?
There are 12 public computer labs and spaces spread throughout campus, some of which are available 24 hours a day. All of them have the software installed that you need for your classes. More Information on Computer Labs.
It's easy to print at Bowdoin. There are printers in the computer labs and other public spaces. More Information about Printing.
You can borrow equipment from IT for academic and extracurricular projects. The Equipment Services group loans out laptops, digital and still cameras and lots of other useful equipment. More Information about Equipment Loans.
You can save and back up all your work on a networked file server. The "microwave" server can be accessed from anywhere on campus and is the safest space to save all your files. More Information about File Services.
All new faculty members are assigned an IT Contact to directly support them before they arrive on campus and during their first few weeks at Bowdoin. You should receive an email a month or so before you begin working.
Your IT Contact will get you started with email, your office computer, and systems like Blackboard. S/he can answer any questions you may have about Bowdoin's information systems, software, hardware and services.
The New Faculty-IT Video gives you a quick introduction to and overview of our services.
You can access information about your courses and students on Bearings.
The New Employee - IT Video gives you a quick introduction to and overview of our services.