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Visit Bridgewater

Experience Life At BC Firsthand

Visit Bridgewater

A visit to campus is the first step in determining if Bridgewater is the right fit for you. That’s when you’ll see what life at BC is really like.

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

Open House

Open Houses are designed for high school and transfer students to gain insight into what it is like to be a BC student. These are day-long events with check-in at 8:30 a.m. and lunch concluding around 1:30 p.m. The schedule includes informational sessions for both prospective students and families.

Open House Information Sessions:

  • Academic Overview
    The session highlights distinctive features within our four academic divisions and the Center for Engaged Learning.
  • Student panel
    Ask questions to a panel of current students regarding academics, student life, meals, sports and other questions regarding campus life.
  • Admissions and Financial Aid
    The session reviews criteria, dates and deadlines for the enrollment process.
  • Meeting with faculty, staff and coaches
    Visit with faculty from the four academic divisions, learn about additional student services, have your questions answered about admissions and financial aid, and meet athletic coaches.
  • Campus Tour and Lunch
    Tour campus with a Student Ambassador and be our guest for lunch. A tour of the equestrian center is available following lunch.

For answers to any other questions, contact the admissions office at 800-759-8328 or

Fall Open House Dates:

  • November 17, 2018
  • December 1, 2018

Spring Open House Dates (registration available after January 1, 2019):

  • February 2, 2019
  • March 16, 2019

Register for Open House

Music Major for a Day: Voice and Piano

The Bridgewater College Music Department invites high school juniors, seniors, and community college students that are interested in majoring or minoring in music to experience a day in the life of a Bridgewater College music student. The day is an excellent opportunity to interact, ask questions, and meet faculty and students.

November 28, 2018 (voice and piano)

Personalized class schedule based on your performance area and interest. Possible classes include music theory, music history, music education, conducting, and class keyboard.

Experience our musical ensembles! Vocalist be ready to sing as you participate in ensemble rehearsals.

Eat lunch on us in the dining hall with current music majors.

Plan to be on campus from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

Please contact the chair of the Department of Music, Dr. Carrillo, with questions about the event at

Register for Music Major for a Day

Family and Consumer Sciences Visitation Day

Interested in child development, family life education or gerontology? On Friday, November 16, 2018, join us for a visit in the Bridgewater College Family and Consumer Sciences Department to explore these programs.

This is a great opportunity to hear from department faculty and students about what it means to be a family and consumer sciences student at Bridgewater College. Attend classes and experience the Bridgewater College learning process firsthand.

Lunch will be provided.


8:45 a.m. Check-in Moomaw Lobby
9-9:50 a.m. Foundations of Nutrition or Child Development class
10-10:50 a.m. Campus/department tour with students
11-11:50 a.m. Lunch with faculty and students
Noon to 12:50 p.m. Q&A with faculty

Please contact admissions at 800-759-8328 or with any questions.

Register Online


Personalized Visit

Monday – Friday Visits:

Our admissions counselors are traveling to college fairs and visiting high schools in September, October and November. During these months, you can sign up for group information sessions followed by a campus tour led by a Student Ambassador. Students can also request the opportunity to attend a class, talk with a professor or athletic coach, tour our equestrian center and be our guest for a meal in the dining hall. If you would like to personalize your visit to campus, please give us notice at least one week ahead of time to make these arrangements.

Appointment Times: 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m.

*Special Date*

  • October 8 – Columbus Day group sessions at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., followed by a campus tour led by a Student Ambassador – register here

Saturday Visits:

A Saturday visit includes a one-on-one information session with an Admissions Counselor and a campus tour led by a Student Ambassador. Our Saturday appointments often fill quickly, so call us as early as possible to get your first choice.

Appointment Times: 8:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

*Special Saturday Dates*

  • November 17: Open House – register here
  • November 24: Thanksgiving Break (campus closed)

To schedule your personalized campus visit, call us at 800-759-8328 or email

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 into 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 800-759-8328 or email us at

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.