Safe Computing

Securing the campus network and connected systems is the responsibility of everyone who uses them.

We rely on each individual to practice safe computing to protect the entire Bowdoin community from cyberthreats. If you have questions or need help, individualized advice and classes are available on request by contacting

Safe Computing Habits

Strong passwords and paying attention to what you click and download are keys to protecting your own data and identity as well as the online information of everyone at Bowdoin. Learn more about how to create passwords and recognize threats.

Data Security Policies

Members of the Bowdoin College community are subject to the Computer and Network Usage Policy. Review a complete listing of data security policies that apply to faculty, students, staff with official standing, and others who have access to the College's IT Resources.