Employee and Visitor Parking Information

Bowdoin Visitor Parking

Day Visitor Parking

If you are visiting campus for one day or for the weekend, you do not need a parking pass.

  • Day visitors are directed to park on North Campus Drive (off of Bath Road), South Campus Drive (off of College Street), Coffin Street Parking Lot, Dayton Lot (off of Sills Drive) and Russwurm House Parking Lot (just east of Tower Drive).
  • There is ample visitor parking at the Farley Field House and Watson Arena parking lots.
  • Admissions visitors may park in the Burton-Little Admissions lot, off of Tower Drive.


faculty and staff parkingAll employees will be issued a dark blue decal upon vehicle registration and may park in any employee (faculty/staff) parking lot.

North Campus Drive, South Campus Drive, Dayton Lot, Druckenmiller Lot, Coffin Street Lot, Farley Field House, Lancaster Lot, Stowe House Inn Upper Lot. 85 Federal St., Rhodes Hall, McLellan Building, Ashby House and several other designated employee parking areas.

Vendors, Contractors and Long-Term/Regular Visitors

Vendors, contractors, and other long-term visitors staying more than one day must obtain a dated temporary parking permit to park on campus. Regular visitors to campus must also obtain a temporary parking permit that will be valid for an extended period of time. Temporary parking permits are available at the Communications Center located at Rhodes Hall, 9 Bath Road, and must be displayed on the dashboard or mirror.