Five ways to get involved at Bowdoin

Help lead a Bowdoin Network in your area

Do you like planning social events? Miss hanging out with your Bowdoin classmates? Lead or be part of a committee that organizes events for alumni in your area. Learn more about Bowdoin Networks. 




Plan the next Reunion

Class reunions are held every five years and are planned by a committee of classmates working with the Alumni Relations staff. If you are interested in helping plan your next reunion, contact Alumni Relations at (207) 725-3266 or


Increase the giving participation ratio of your class

Become a fundraising committee volunteer. Connect with your old classmates and help support Bowdoin at the same time. More information.



Offer career advice to fellow alumni and current students

Share your expertise by connecting with alumni through the Bowdoin Career Advisory Network.


Interview and recruit Bowdoin's next class

Become a BASIC admissions volunteer and help connect qualified students in your area to Bowdoin. More information.

More opportunities to get involved at Bowdoin

2013 Alumni Service Award

2013Award-LakinFor his decades of varied and distinguished service to the College, Bob Lakin ’68 has been named the recipient of the 2013 Alumni Service Award, recognizing a record of exemplary service to the College, rather than a single act, and is the highest honor given by the Alumni Council.