52 Harpswell

52 Harpswell Road is a two-story, wood residence that houses thirty-five students in 7 singles, 12 doubles and 1 quad.  There are co-ed bathrooms on both floors of the house.  The first floor includes a living room, study room, full kitchen and dining room.  There is no elevator in the building. 

Blueprints for the 1st floor and 2nd floor are also available.
Note: These blueprints should not be viewed as a definitive source of information for room numbers, etc.  We do not guarantee the blueprints to be an exact representation of any building or room.

Distance from Polar Bear Statue

52 Harpswell Road is 1,853 feet from the Polar Bear Statue located in Hyde Plaza.


The College supplies the following items for each student:

  •  twin bed, extra long (36" x 80")
  • desk w/chair
  • dresser
  • closet/wardrobe
  • bookshelf 

Telephone and Voicemail

Each student is assigned a telephone number for their entire time at Bowdoin.  One phone per room is supplied and each student has an individual voicemail box.

Television and Cable

All rooms are cable ready. 

Computer Connections

High-speed internet ports are located in every student room.  Additionally, all buildings on campus are wireless. 


52 Harpswell Road has a designated student parking lot on site.  You can learn more about student parking at Bowdoin on the Security parking website. 


The laundry room is located on the first floor.   The charge for washers and dryers is $1.70 per cycle.  The washing machines and dryers in all residence halls are equipped with card readers; laundry machines do not accept cash. You may add money to your Bowdoin ID card for this purpose at several machines on campus.  You can see what machines are open, get alerts sent to you when your laundry is finished, and report a problem with a machine at any time by visiting LaundryView.


All college-owned student residences are equipped with sprinklers and alarmed for fire safety. 

52 Harpswell Road has a card access system.  Residents of this residence hall have 24/7 access.

Bicycle Storage

There is covered, outdoor bicycle storage next to the back door of the building.


The Residential Life student staff comprises seventy upperclass students.  There is one Resident Assistant in 52 Harpswell Road.  Find out who the RA is in your building.