The Off-Campus Study Office assists Bowdoin students to broaden and enrich their education through study at other academically rigorous institutions and programs around the world. About 230 Bowdoin students study away annually, for a semester or full academic year; in addition, some students study abroad on summer programs. Over half of the College's students have studied away by the time of graduation. Learn more »
OCS handles all off-campus study, abroad and in the U.S., that is undertaken for credit toward the Bowdoin degree for a period equivalent to one or two Bowdoin semesters, as well as summer programs taken for credit abroad (not in the USA). Our responsibilities include the following:
The OCS office is located in Kanbar Hall 100C. We offer thirty-minute appointments between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday to Thursday. To make an appointment to discuss your plans, please email OCS, indicating the times at which you would be available. Learn more »
Bowdoin students have integrated their off campus experience into their academic goals through honors projects, independent studies and community outreach.