Office Telephones or IP Phones


Bowdoin College's telephone system is different than traditional, residential telephones. The phones are IP phones which means that they are Ethernet based and plug in to regular network wall ports rather than a traditional telephone jack. These phones connect to the network to get their data as well as their power. 

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IP Phones are available for all faculty and staff and are assigned on a 1-to-1 basis. IP phones are also available in student dorms however each resident has a line assigned onto the single phone.


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

  • Report a broken or damaged phone
  • NEW: Request to become an early adopter for Teams Calling

For more information about any of the options above, click the appropriate link under the Service Offerings section on this page.

Service Promise

If you have an issue with an IP Phone for any reason, use the link on the right labeled "Request Phone Assistance" to put in a request. We'll work to remedy the situation within 2 business days.

Report Broken Phone Become a Teams Calling Early Adopter Request Teams Phone

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Service Offerings (3)

Report Broken or Damaged Phone (non-Green Stripe)
Report a broken or damaged, non-green stripe phone
Teams Calling Early Adoption
Request to become an early adopter for Teams Calling!
Request a Physical Teams Phone
Request a physical Teams phone.