Campus Guide to Fall 2020

Caution. Courtesy. Compassion.
This is how we care for each other.

Executive Summary

  • Our Priorities
  • Our Plan Summary

Academic Calendar, Fall 2020

Campus Status Levels

Campus Safety Measures and Protocols

  • Testing
  • Pre-Arrival Testing
  • Semester Testing
  • Contact Tracing
  • Symptom Tracking
  • Face Covering
  • Social Distancing

Preparing Our Buildings

  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Cleaning Protocols
  • Waste Management in Residence Halls
  • Wayfinding

On-Campus Student Living and Learning

  • Residential Community Agreement and Expectations of Students in Residence
  • Prior to Arrival
  • Student Move-In
  • Packing Checklist and Evacuation Plan
  • Orientation
  • Off-Campus Travel
  • Vehicle Policy for First-Year Students
  • Residential Life
  • Gatherings

Student Life

  • Standard Health and Counseling Services
  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Club Sports and Intramurals


Public Spaces, Events, and Visitors to Campus

Student Self-Quarantine and Isolation

  • Isolation
  • Quarantine

Dining, Academic, and Social Spaces

  • Dining
  • Academic and Study Spaces

Academic Continuity and Resources

  • First-Year Writing Seminar Program
  • Remote Learning
  • Library, Technology, and Other Resources
  • How to Request Academic Accommodations

Student Finances

  • Tuition
  • Refund Policy for Students Switching to Remote
  • Tuition and Fee Refunds for Term-Time Leaves of Absence
  • Student Employment for Fall 2020


Campus Status Levels

  • General
  • Student Support Services
  • Faculty and Staff Travel
  • Athletic Facilities
  • Libraries
  • Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
  • Bowdoin College Museum of Art
  • Other