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Moore Hall

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Moore Hall

Moore Hall is a four-story, brick residence that houses approximately 79 students in quint rooms.  Each room comprises two bedrooms and a common room.  There are male and female bathrooms on each floor hallway.  There is a common room on the first floor and in the basement and two study rooms in the basement.  There is an elevator that operates up to the 3rd floor.

Distance from Polar Bear Statue

Moore Hall is 390 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 

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. 

Parking

First-Year students are not permitted to have vehicles on campus. 

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. 

Moore Hall has a card access system.  Residents of this residence hall have 24/7 access.  All other students have access from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. 

Bicycle Storage

Located in the basement.

Staff

The Residential Life student staff comprises seventy upperclass students.  There are four Proctors in Moore.  Find out who the Proctors are in your building. 

History

Moore Hall was built in 1941; the most recent renovation was complete in 2006. Moore Hall was named after Augustus E. Moore, father of its benefactor Hoyt Augustus Moore, Class of 1895. Hoyt Augustus Moore had been an Overseer and, from 1933, a Trustee of the College. More information about the history of Moore Hall can be found in the Bowdoin College Archives.