Fall 2021 Campus Status Levels

Updated October 26, 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 student residence halls

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:

  • in all classroom/lab spaces during scheduled classes;
  • in all health care facilities (e.g., the testing center, health services, and the counseling center);
  • in densely packed indoor gatherings;
  • in dining facilities while entering/getting food/leaving;
  • for spectators at all indoor athletic events;
  • at indoor events that are open to the public;
  • in library service areas where students interact with staff, or at the request of librarians;
  • in College museums;
  • in individual offices when requested by the occupant; and
  • at the request of faculty and staff when interactions are in close proximity.
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 fully 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 fully vaccinated

Face coverings required at indoor events open to the public and for spectators at all indoor athletic events

Open to all members of public who are fully vaccinated

Face coverings required at indoor events open to the public and for spectators at all indoor athletic events

Closed Closed
Dining—Students (Thorne and Moulton) Open to students for in-person dining  To-go only To-go only To-go only
Dining—Faculty and Staff (Thorne and Moulton)
  • Thorne is open to faculty and staff for breakfast and lunch (not dinner)
  • Moulton is open to faculty and staff for breakfast and dinner (not lunch)
  • Polar Plus only, no cash sales
Not open to faculty and staff Not open to faculty and staff Not open to faculty and staff
Libraries Open to the campus community (archives and 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 are fully 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 (See guidance for contractors, official visitors, and prospective employees)

  • Official visitors: Official visitors (e.g., guest speakers, project consultants, donors) must be pre-approved in writing by a senior officer, or their designee, and be fully vaccinated. For visitors sponsored by academic departments and programs, the department chair/program director serves as the dean’s designee and may approve the visit.
  • Essential service providers: same day in/out providers performing mission critical maintenance and repair work, cleaning, safety inspections, lab instrumentation support, etc. Proof of full 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.