Break Resources for On-Campus Students

During break periods, many offices and facilities have different open hours. Please see links and resources on this page. Additionally, watch your email for events where you can gather with other students on campus during the break.

Campus Safety and Security: Available anytime to all students in an emergency or needing a medical escort.

  • Emergency: (207) 725-3500
  • Non-emergency: (207) 725-3314

Office of Safety and Security

Counseling and Wellness Services: The office is closed for clinical care during break. Telehealth services are available anytime. For more information Click Here. For more resources, please visit Counseling and Wellness Services Resources Page

Health Services: The office is closed for clinical care during break.

  • For minor medical issues between 8:00 am-7:00 pm, Mid Coast Walk-In Clinic is open.
  • For after hours or more serious medical issues, Mid Coast Hospital Emergency Department is open for for 24-hour care.
  • For medical emergencies, Call 911 and speak to rescue services to direct the ambulance to the emergency.

Contact Security at (207) 725-3500 for non-emergency medical care and they can provide a medical escort.

Submit a work order. For immediate facilities concerns, call the Office of Safety and Security at (207) 725-3500.

Athletic facility hours: Can be found on the Athletic Department facilities website.

Food Resources

Need transportation during break? Local options include:

Concord Coach: Bus service leaving from the visitor center at the Brunswick train station. Daily routes to Boston Logan Airport, Boston South Station, Portland Transportation Center, locations in New Hampshire and Maine. Click Here to View Bus Schedules

Breez: Express bus service with fares starting at $4 offered Monday-Saturday between Portland, Yarmouth, Freeport, and Brunswick. Click Here to View Bus Schedule

Amtrak Downeaster: Train with four roundtrips daily between Brunswick and Boston. Click Here to View Train Schedule

Maine Street Taxi: (207) 449-8990 Locally owned taxi service that offers 24-hour service to Portland for airport and train/bus connections. Call or text for service and/or reservations. Credit cards accepted.

Brunswick Taxi: (207) 729-3688 Call to make a reservation. Airport and long-distance service available.

*This is a sampling of options available in the area for your convenience. Bowdoin does not endorse these companies.

Winter Break Information

Programming, Activities, and Campus Updates: Watch your email! You will be included on the break resident email list which will be used for information about programs and important messages from the Office of Safety and Security.

Where to Hang Out on Campus: The following locations will be accessible with your OneCard: 

  • Ladd
  • Smith Union game room – entry by the polar bear statue
  • College House living rooms

IT hours: IT Service Desk at Maine Street Station (next to Amtrak station) open December 20-22 and again beginning January 9th, Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–5:00 pm.

Not seeing a resource that you need? Please contact the Office of Dean of Students at