Popular Services

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VPN access may be available to faculty, staff, students and some research assistants. If you would like to request access, use the form attached to this service.

If you have contacted Apple Care for a replacement iPad/Pencil/Keyboard or need help with a broken item.

Bowdoin has a large range of software titles available to faculty and staff that can be used for anything from office productivity to research. You can request an installation of a software title from here.

Faculty and staff may make smaller technology requests for office or home use. Classroom requests should use the "Classroom or Computer Lab Request" service and form. All other requests must use the CAP request form.

The College's current license agreements provide for faculty, administrative staff and students to download and install all Adobe products on Bowdoin-issued computers, personal computers or iPad OS.

There are hundreds of network locations in which are stored millions of files that are used by a variety of faculty, staff and students across campus. Use this form to request access to those files as required by your position, job or class.

The following is just an example of what you can request assistance with:

Request a new IP Phone to be installed in a room
Request that an extension be added to a phone
Request an extension to be removed from a phone

A distribution list can be used to send e-mail messages to multiple people at once by sending mail to a single e-mail address. This form will allow you to request a distribution group that contains only @bowdoin.edu addresses.

If you are having issues with your Bowdoin iPad, use this service and request form to ask for help.

Please Note:
A minimum of a 2-week lead-time is required for all events and assistance is only available on a first-come, first-serve basis with classes taking priority.
- For IP conference phones, please submit a workorder via the IT Service Desk
- Furniture and lecterns can be requested through Campus Scheduling
- AV Services does not supply equipment for bands

Mailman email lists are lists made up of a mix of Bowdoin email addresses and those outside of the college. They can be used for a variety of situations and purposes. This form walks you through the steps to request a new list.

Staff members can request access to certain areas of Polaris as it pertains to their duties. You can read more about this service and request access here.

Students and Faculty do NOT need to request access. They should have access to Polaris automatically.

Request access to a shared calendar.

Submit service requests for the main Bowdoin website.

Request help managing a new system implementation or an IT-related project for your department.

Digital accessibility is the process of making digital products, such as websites, mobile apps, and other online tools, accessible to everyone. It is about ensuring all users can access the same information, regardless of ability.

The Service Desk is able to replace broken or damaged peripherals or work with you to purchase new peripherals to replace broken items purchased by a department in the past.

Request software installation, report computer issues, or request Audiovisual additions/changes all in one place.

Request orientation on Bowdoin's classroom AV technology. Orientation includes any of the basic features available in most of Bowdoin's classrooms.

GraphPad Prism is no longer available for campus-wide use. A small number of licenses are available. You can make a request for a license key using this request form.

Request to borrow computer technology (computer, iPad, digital projector) for the IT Loaning Center through this service.