Experience Bridgewater for yourself
The best way to experience Bridgewater College is to visit us – and when you are here, you will discover why we're a College of Character and Community of Excellence.
We look forward to hosting you and your family on campus so that you can familiarize yourself with the College and get to know what life is really like as a student here.
Several options are listed below for you to visit our campus. Choose the one that is right for you and schedule your campus visit today!
Choose a Visit Option
Summer Campus Visit: May - August
Summer is a great time to get a “first glimpse” of Bridgewater College. Schedule a visit to meet with an admissions counselor where you will gain insight on the admissions process, academics, financial aid and student life. Bring your questions and we will have answers for you. A tour of campus is included and the entire visit takes about 90 minutes.
We encourage summer guests to come back for a second visit when school is in session to experience Bridgewater when it’s in full swing.
Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
To schedule a summer visit, call the admissions office at 540-515-3753 or email us at email@example.com
Note: The admissions office will be closed May 26 and July 4, 2014.
Virginia Private College Week
One of the highlights of our summer is Virginia Private College Week, which will be held this year from Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2.
Sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges of Virginia, VPCW is a great opportunity to gain valuable information about academics, athletics, financial aid and student life. A campus tour is included as well as an opportunity to visit our Bridgewater Equestrian Center.
VPC Week Sessions:
July 28 - August 1: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
August 2: 9:00 a.m.
Bridgewater College Equestrian Tours:
Every day at 11:30 a.m.
Personalized Visit: September - May
The typical campus visit is approximately two hours long and includes an information session with an admissions counselor, followed by a student-led campus tour.
Monday - Friday: 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.
Saturday (September through 1st Saturday in May): 8:15 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
If you would like your visit to include talking with a professor or a coach, attending a class or visiting the equestrian center, please give us at least a one week notice in order to make the best possible arrangements. Our Saturday appointments often fill quickly so call us as early as possible to get your first choice.
To schedule a personalized visit, call the admissions office at 800-759-8328 or 540-515-3753 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A visit to Bridgewater College is a must for you to see and appreciate all that the College has to offer. Our faculty, staff and students invite you and your family to visit during one of our Open Houses and to see firsthand the difference a Bridgewater College education could make in your life. Open Houses are scheduled on Saturdays with activities beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 2:00 p.m.
Open House Dates
- October 18, 2014
- November 1, 2014
- February 14, 2015
- March 28, 2015
Registration will open soon
Each Open House Will Include:
Administrative panel for parents
Includes information about academic affairs, admissions, student life, financial aid and information technology.
Student panel for prospective students
Prospective students ask a panel of current students’ questions regarding academics, student life, meals, sports and other questions they may have regarding campus life.
Meeting with faculty, staff and coaches
Held in the Funkhouser Center. Prospective students may visit with faculty from their area of academic interest, receive information about admissions and financial aid, and meet coaches from their respective sports.
Lunch and Campus Tour
Led by Student Ambassadors. A tour of the equestrian facilities will be available following lunch. For answer to other question, you may contact the admissions office at 800-759-8328 or email@example.com
If you have an questions about scheduling a campus visit, please contact the office of admissions.