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2020 Commencement

A virtual commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2. The ceremony will last for approximately 30 minutes and will feature remarks from class leaders as well as commencement speaker Rob Stolzman ’83.

The virtual feed will be available on Facebook at and YouTube at starting at 10 a.m. The links are not live yet but may be bookmarked ahead of time.

Bridgewater College Welcome Week - Connect. Engage. Belong.

Tentative Schedule

FALL 2020

Thursday, 8/20

First Year Student Move-in 8-11 a.m.
Lunch at the President’s House 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
New Student/Parent Session 1:30-2:30 p.m.*
Meet your Soar Mentor Group 3:30-7 p.m.*
Engagement Program 7 p.m.

Friday, 8/21

First FILA 150 Class and Advising Session 9-11 a.m.*
Department Meeting 11 a.m.*
Picnic with the Profs 12-2 p.m.*
BC Cup 2 p.m.*
Education Session 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.*
Engagement Program 8 p.m.

Saturday, 8/22

Optional Breakout Sessions 8-10a.m.
Education Sessions 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.*
Class of 2024 Picture 1:30 p.m.*
Education Session 2:30-3:30 p.m.*
Optional Breakout Sessions 3:30-7 p.m.
Engagement Program 7 p.m.

Sunday, 8/23

Optional Breakout Sessions 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Educational Sessions 12:30-3:30 p.m.*
Optional Breakout Sessions 3:30-7 p.m.
Engagement Program 7 p.m.

Monday, 8/24

Optional Breakout Sessions 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Transfer Orientation Brunch 8:30-10 a.m.^
Academic Opening Convocation 3-6 p.m.*^
Residence Hall Community Meeting 7 p.m.*

*Required for First Year Students
^Required for Transfer Students

Dr. Bobbi Gentry, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, will speak on “Why Youth Vote and Why It Matters.”