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Mayflower Apartments

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Mayflower 

Mayflower Apartments is a wood structure, two-story apartment complex that houses approximately 32 students in double and triple apartments. Each apartment comprises a full kitchen, living room, double bedroom and bathroom.  The triple apartments have an additional single bedroom.  There are no elevators in this complex.

Distance from Polar Bear Statue

Mayflower Apartments is 2,683 feet from the Polar Bear Statue located in Hyde Plaza.

Furnishings

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. 

Parking

Mayflower Apartments has limited parking available for residents.  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. 

Laundry

The laundry room is located in the basement.  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.

Safety

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

Bicycle Storage

There is a bicycle storage room in the basement.

Staff

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