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The best way to experience Bridgewater College is to visit campus. That’s when you’ll see what life at BC is really like. Once you can picture yourself as an Eagle, you’ll know this is the right place for you.

Choose from the options below and schedule your campus visit today.

Personalized Visit: September – May

A personalized campus visit is usually two hours long and includes an information session with an admissions counselor, followed by a student-led campus tour.

To Set Up a Campus Visit:

Call 540-515-3753 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Appointment Times:

Monday - Friday: 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.

Saturdays (beginning in September through the first Saturday in May): 8:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

If you’d like your visit to include meeting with a professor or a coach, attending a class or visiting the BC 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.

Summer 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.

Appointment times:

Monday - Thursday: 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. (The admissions office will close at noon on Fridays)

To schedule a summer visit, call the admissions office at 540-515-3753 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The admissions office will be closed May 30, June 10 and July 4, 2016.

Open House

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 p.m.

Fall Open House Dates

  • October 15, 2016
  • November 19, 2016

Registration will be available in August

Each Open House includes:

  • 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 answers to other questions, you may contact the admissions office at 800-759-8328 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 25 through Saturday, July 30.

Sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges of Virginia, VPCW is a great opportunity to gain valuable information about academics, athletics, admissions, 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 25-29:  9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
July 30:  9 a.m. only

Bridgewater College equestrian tours
Everyday at 11:30 a.m.

Note: Please use Internet Explorer or Firefox to register. Our registration will not work with Google Chrome.

Register Online Here

Take a Virtual Tour

Can’t make it to campus? Or want to take a look around right now and see what it’s like before you visit? Check out our online virtual tour and see for yourself what BC has to offer. The tour is available in multiple languages – English, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic.

Questions? Contact us!

Office of Admissions

800-759-8328 or 540-828-5375

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. - noon