IT Service and Support


Bowdoin College Service Desk is here to help you with your technology needs. From computer and software support to mobile devices to classroom and labs, we have answers for you.


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Emergency Contact Information

Classroom Emergency

  207-725-3030 and press '2'

After-hours, Campus-Wide Computing Emergency

  207-725-3030 and press '5'

Location | Contact | Hours

IT Solution Center

  Thorne Hall, Basement (enter through Coles Tower)

For Faculty and Staff

  207-725-3030 or X. 3030
  Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm


For Students

  207-721-5050 or X. 5050
  Monday-Thursday: 9:00am - 10:00pm
      Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat-Sun: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Information Technology News

Mon 10/2/17 1:13 PM
Have you ever needed to explain something on your screen like this: "First, I click that thingy in the upper-right hand corner that looks kind of like a funnel, then..."? Consider a quick screen capture instead.
Mon 1/30/17 11:53 AM
Collecting and storing data is the easy part. The challenge is making the data tell a story that engages people and inspires them.
Wed 9/7/16 3:42 PM
High performance computing (HPC) is being used to model complex systems, predict behavior in conditions with ranges of variables, and to simulate environments across space and time.
Tue 7/5/16 2:04 PM
The CAP cycle begins in January of each year when IT notifies each department head of the computers that are scheduled for auto-replacement. This year 135 faculty and staff will receive updated computers. Approximately 100 computers will be replaced in classrooms and labs across campus.
Mon 5/16/16 10:50 AM
Although attackers did not gain access to Bowdoin's network as part of the W-2 data theft in April, IT is tightening security around all of its internal systems.