“Wonderful response to house/petsitting opportunity which produced desired results! Thank you Bowdoin bears!”

“Wow I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who reached out! I really really appreciate it. The support from the Bowdoin community made my heart really warm :) ☺ I pray that you and your loved ones are well and safe during these difficult times”


“Found an AMAZING apartment in just the right location thanks to a classmate!”

“I was connected by a Bowdoin classmate to another Bowdoin girl to fill the bedroom”

“Thanks to the Bowdoin Community! We found someone wonderful to take the spot.”

“Thank you to wonderful, strong Bowdoin community for help! I've found a place thanks to y'all.”

Caroline Kranefuss '20 shared this story on September 11, 2020

Oct/Nov Housing in Maine

“I found great housing- and a few lovely Islesboro/Bowdoin alums reached out to me.  I've just moved in last week, and am adjusting to life on the island, and so far, it's been lovely, and I'm excited for this new chapter of my life. ”

Ouda Baxter '11 shared this story on August 25, 2020

Housing on Islesboro?

“Found a place, thanks to a classmate. Thank you!”

Caroline Kranefuss '20 shared this story on June 12, 2020

Summer Housing Maine

“Someone got in touch with my friend. Success!”

Sean Morris '10 shared this story on July 7, 2019

Friend seeks housing in NW DC in July

“Hi, thanks! Looks like we have found a match through a different source.”

Ned Horton '82 shared this story on August 26, 2018

Home for rent in Brunswick, Maine

“I was able to get connected with other Bowdoin people in Portland! Thank you!”

Martinique Ogle '18 shared this story on June 12, 2018

Portland housing in September!

“There has been a ton of interest for Reunion Weekend and the student positions are filled! Still happy to chat with anyone wanting to talk about the role.”

Maggie Hanson '20 shared this story on March 14, 2018

Work as a Reunion Ambassador!

“I was happy to hear back from 3 students about this job posting. ”

“It’s been fun to connect with former hockey players!”

maryanne iodice '18 shared this story on December 1, 2017

Looking for Hockey Alumni

“Switchboard has been a great vehicle to stay or get connected to the Bowdoin community....”

Bob Kubacki '75 shared this story on November 22, 2017

Do you know any folks around Indy?

“I received so many amazing suggestions about how to make the most of my study abroad semester in London. It's been great to get advice- on travel, food, and general tips- from alums who have done this before!”

Maggie Coster '19 shared this story on November 16, 2017

Study Abroad Advice

“I received some great recommendations for running routes and I'm excited to try them out! ”

Lindsey Lessard shared this story on October 23, 2017

Where to Run and Hike Near Yarmouth, ME