Connect

Build and stay connected to your Bowdoin community wherever you are.
Switchboard

Switchboard
Switchboard is a place where you can go to ask for what you need and offer what you have. Whether you're seeking a mentor, career advice, a roommate, or a place to live, connecting with the Polar Bear community is easy and meaningful.

Polar bear mascot on a computer

Zoom from Bowdoin
Attend your next Zoom meeting, happy hour, or family reunion "from Bowdoin." View and download custom Bowdoin-themed Zoom backgrounds.

Student outdoors from Archives
Documenting Bowdoin and COVID-19
The George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives invites you to document your reflections and experiences during this challenging time. Learn more about contributing a journal, oral history, and/or to be paired with a partner to conduct an interview.
Students and visitors at the Arctic Museum

Visit the Museums — From Home!
The Museum of Art and the Peary–MacMillan Arctic Museum have both thrown open their online doors, offering interactive digital catalogues, online Collections, photo archives, videos, and at-home activities for all ages. 

Flowering tree with Hubbard Hall
Celebration of Learning

Looking for something to read, listen to, or watch? Enjoy a book, podcast, concert, or a Bowdoin lecture.

Fans cheering at Homecoming
Great Moments in Bowdoin Athletics

Check out Bowdoin Athletics homepage to fill that sports void by watching great games in Bowdoin history or stay loose by tuning in to Sunday Stretches.

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Alumni Gateway
Log in to update your address, search the alumni directory, connect with the Bowdoin Career Advisory Network (BCAN), and access library resources.

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Events, Groups, and Gatherings
Wherever you are, Bowdoin is there. Regional and identity groups and virtual events exist to provide avenues for Polar Bears to remain connected to the College and to one another.