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Bowdoin's new one card system aims to improve security

Andy Williams   ||   Dec 16, 2008  ||   ,

Bowdoin College students and faculty returning from winter break next month will be receiving a new ID card expected to increase on-campus security. The Brunswick, Maine school is in the process of converting to a new one-card system from campus card provider CBORD.

The new card will serve as both the students’ ID card and key card, allowing them to access buildings and dorm rooms. It will also allow the online transfer of funds for use in laundry facilities, vending machines and cafeteria services.

“The one card system allows us to monitor and control access to various buildings and modify privileges on an as-needed basis from our communication center,” said one school administrator.

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