Thank you to our extended Polar Bear Family for making Family Weekend '22 a great success!
Save the Date! Family Weekend 2023 will take place October 27-29!
Bowdoin’s Family Weekend is an opportunity for families and friends to connect with campus and to learn about life at Bowdoin. We look forward to welcoming you to campus during Maine's most vibrant time of year.
Please contact the Office of Events and Summer Programs at email@example.com or (207) 725-3433. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The full schedule will be released in late September.
For planning purposes, key events to include:
Friday, October 27: An opportunity to attend open classes, various open houses and info sessions, the Arnold D. Kates Lecture (12:30 p.m.), the President's Summer Research Symposium (1:45 p.m.) and the Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony (4:00 p.m.).
Saturday, October 28: Q&A with the President and Deans (9:00 a.m.), various athletic events, faculty talks (11:00 a.m.), Chili & Chowder Tasting (3:00 p.m.) and the Student Group Performance Showcase (7:00 p.m.).
Sunday, October 29: 5K Fun Walk/Run (8:30 registration; 9:00 a.m. start) and Jazz Brunch in Thorne (10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.—tickets required and will be available on a first-come first-served basis at the Welcome Center).
Helpful Links and Resources
- Bowdoin Livestreamed Events
- Bowdoin YouTube Channel
- COVID-19 resource page
- The Bowdoin Store
- Visitor Resources (Lodging in the area, Brunswick Downtown Association, dining ideas, and more)
- Parking, Accessibility, and Campus Maps
- Your Guide to Adventure, by the Bowdoin Outing Club