Fall 2021 Campus Status Levels

Updated September 23, 2021

General


Campus Status

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Student access All (subject to targeted restrictions) All (subject to targeted restrictions) Student's residence hall, dining halls, Smith Union Student's residence hall, dining halls for pick-up only
Residence halls

No face coverings required for students in their own residence hall

Students allowed to gather in private and public common spaces

 

Face coverings required at all times except in private spaces

Small gatherings in private and public spaces in the residence halls permitted 

Face coverings required at all times except in private spaces 

Students prohibited from visiting other residence halls

Face coverings required at all times except in private spaces

Students restricted to individual bedrooms in residence halls

Non-Bowdoin guests in residence halls

No guests allowed

No guests allowed

No guests allowed

No guests allowed

Students leaving campus for personal reasons in Maine No prior approval required No prior approval required Permission of dean of students' office needed Prohibited
Students leaving campus for personal reasons outside of Maine No prior approval required No prior approval required Permission of dean of students' office needed Prohibited
Outdoors on campus No restrictions No restrictions No restrictions Face coverings required
Indoors on campus

Face coverings required except:

  • While actively eating and drinking
  • Students in their own residence halls
  • Faculty/staff in private offices
  • Students relaxing or studying alone in Smith Union when the density is low-to-moderate and when a distance of at least six feet can be maintained—if the density is high and a distance of six feet can not be maintained or students are engaging with staff directly for services, face coverings must be worn
Face coverings required
Face coverings required Face coverings required
Fleet vehicles Windows open Face coverings required No use of fleet vehicles No use of fleet vehicles
Public access to campus grounds Open with expectation that members of the public vaccinated if eligible Open with expectation that members of the public vaccinated if eligible Closed Closed
Public access to campus events Open to all members of public who are vaccinated Open to all members of public who are vaccinated Closed Closed
Dining (Thorne and Moulton) Open to students for in-person dining Thorne and Moulton Union dining halls and Jack Magee’s Pub will begin to offer in-person student dining at 50 percent capacity To-go only To-go only
Libraries Open to the campus community (special collections for visitors by appointment) Open to the campus community (special collections for visitors by appointment) Online only Online only
Museums Open to the campus community. (Bowdoin College Museum of Art open to the vaccinated public) Open to the campus community. (Bowdoin College Museum of Art open to the vaccinated public) Closed Closed
College stores Open to the campus community Open to the campus community Online only Online only
Athletic facilities Open to the campus community Open to the campus community Closed Closed
Schiller Coastal Studies Center grounds Open with expectation that members of the public vaccinated if eligible Open with expectation that members of the public vaccinated if eligible Closed Closed
Departmental offices and workspaces Normal occupancy Normal occupancy permitted—senior officers have discretion to shift to hybrid work schedules in their divisions Less than 50% of normal Only essential employees on campus

Other visitors* (approved official visitors, essential service providers, and job finalists)

Approved official visitors, essential service providers, job finalists Approved official visitors, essential service providers, job finalists Emergency services only Emergency services only

*Other Visitors

  • Official visitors: must be pre-approved in writing by a senior officer, and visitor must provide proof of vaccination prior to entering any campus facilities.
  • Essential service providers: same day in/out providers performing mission critical maintenance and repair work, cleaning, safety inspections, lab instrumentation support, etc. Proof of vaccination or negative antigen test required prior to entering buildings, and service provider must wear face covering at all times.
  • Job finalists: finalists for open faculty and staff positions for in-person interviews and tours.