Cleaveland Street Apartments


Cleaveland Street Apartments is a wood structure, three-story apartment building that houses 14 students in triple and quad apartments. Each apartment comprises a full kitchen, living room, double bedroom, single bedroom and bathroom.  The quad apartments have an additional single bedroom.  There are no elevators in this building.  Students living in this complex are responsible for basic housekeeping of their living space, including bathrooms and are expected to maintain a reasonable level of cleanliness.  No registered events are permitted in Cleaveland Street Apartments.

Blueprints for Cleaveland Street 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 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

Cleaveland Street Apartments is 966 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

In addition to the items above, each apartment will have, at a minimum, a couch, easy chair, coffee table, kitchen table and two kitchen chairs.  Students must supply their own kitchen items (i.e., cookware, plates, cups, utensils, etc.)

Telephone and Voicemail

Each student is assigned a telephone number for their entire time at Bowdoin.  One phone per apartment 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. 


Cleaveland Street Apartments does not have a parking lot.  Decals are issued to designated parking lots based on seniority and housing assignments on a first come, first served, space available basis.  You can learn more about student parking at Bowdoin on the Security parking website. 


There is no laundry room on site.  Cleaveland Street Apartment residents are permitted to use any laundry room on campus.  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. 

Cleaveland Street Apartments has a card access system.  Residents of this apartment building have 24/7 access.

Bicycle Storage

There is no bicycle storage room at this location.


The Residential Life student staff comprises seventy upperclass students.  There is one Resident Assistant in Cleaveland Street Apartments.  Find out who the RA is in your building.