The following items pertain to handling of finances for those approved by Bowdoin to study for a semester or a year at another college or university. For further information about studying away, please visit the web site for the Office of Off-Campus Study (OCS).
OCS Programs General Fees and Payment Information
Addresses billing, payment options, and student aid transmittal.
Health Insurance for Off-Campus Study
To learn more about the Bowdoin College Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan, go to www.kosterweb.com, click on “Student Access” and select “Bowdoin College” in the drop-down box. If you have additional questions, please call Leslie Hill in the College’s Dudley Coe Health Center, (207)798-4284. As when enrolled at Bowdoin, students participating in Off-Campus Study Programs need either to enroll in or waive the Bowdoin Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan online at www.kosterweb.com.
OCS Disbursement Worksheet [pdf]
OCS Disbursement Worksheet [MS Word]
Essential for student aid recipients and others expecting funds to come through Bowdoin for an OCS program. To manage the transfer of those funds to the program, to the student, or to a parent, completing the appropriate sections of this form and returning it to our office address will communicate how expected funds should be disbursed when received on the student's Bowdoin account.
These focus on the most common OCS financial matters. If you have specific questions, please refer to the offices listed under contact information on the Fees and Payment enclosure.
Published and maintained by the Controller's Office Staff. Direct questions and comments to the bursar, Michelle McDonough.