Benefits and Perks

Bowdoin College strives to provide a wide variety of competitive and cost-effective benefits to fulfill the needs of all of our employees, no matter what stage of life they are enjoying.

Choose one of three health insurance plans including an Open Access Plus Health Plan or two high deductible options with health savings accounts. Consider a flexible spending account for dependent child care and/or other medical expenses.  

The College manages absences for everything from a personal medical absence to faculty sabbatical leave, leave for jury duty, and bereavement leave. We offer life insurance, disability insurance, and a generous retirement plan.  

Please note that the College is required to use your legal name in connection with all benefit plan enrollments.

Being a Bowdoin employee also affords you some campus advantages and community perks as well.