Welcome to Bowdoin. We are so excited to welcome you Class of 2025 and incoming transfer students! We will begin adding updates to this page in May.

Arrival Information


Before You Arrive

1. Find your Bowdoin username and password.
In May, look for your Bowdoin username and a temporary password sent to the account you provided during the application process. Use this to log in to many of Bowdoin's online tools including email and Blackboard.

2. Important housing and orientation information.
Login to Blackboard with your Bowdoin username and password. In Blackboard there is information about housing preferences under the Due July 14th tab. Many forms that have deadlines can also be found on Blackboard. Check back regularly and make sure to note form due dates.  


Important Due Dates
Due Dates

Frequently Asked Questions

A quick reference for some of the most common questions incoming students have. 

Getting Here

Living on Campus

Life at Bowdoin

Academic and Campus Resources