Bowdoin College has entered into an unlimited site license for Chemdraw for MacOS and Windows.  This license covers any faculty and staff (on college owned or personal machines) as well as any currently enrolled students.

Chemdraw on Bowdoin computers


Faculty or staff who would like to have the latest version of Chemdraw installed on a Bowdoin-issued computer running Windows can contact the Service Desk by filling out the service request form 24-hours a day.


Faculty or staff who would like to have the latest version of Chemdraw installed on their Bowdoin-issued computer running MacOS or OS X can install it through Self Service.

Chemdraw for Faculty, Staff, and Student personal use

Bowdoin College owns a Site Subscription for Chemdraw, you can download your copy through the corresponding link below.

All site licenses for Chemdraw v17 and beyond will be administered through the PerkinElmer Download Center. Users will be asked to register as a member in this new system in addition to their existing user account on the old website, The new system will provide access to download the software and activation codes.  It is very important that you register using your Bowdoin email address (not gmail, etc), as only users with an address will be granted access to the download site. Please read carefully to be sure your are downloading the correct platform (Mac or Windows).

ChemOffice or ChemDraw version 16 and earlier

Click here to download using your Bowdoin College email address.

ChemOffice Or ChemDraw 18.1 and 17.X

Click here to register using your Bowdoin College email address.



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