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Life at Bridgewater

Every time the victory bell rings in Memorial Hall—whether it signals the first day of classes, an athletic win or graduation day—you’ll share in the celebration and be part of the campus community.

Here, you’ll have professors who really want to get to know you and be true collaborators in your education. You’ll meet staff who are dedicated to making you feel comfortable and welcome. And you’ll make new friends who are eager to learn with you—and from you.

Explore All Bridgewater Has to Offer


Embrace Campus Life

Living on campus is an important part of your experience at Bridgewater. You’ll become a more responsible person and be part of a community that expects you to be there for others. With our wide selection of living options—from residence halls to apartments, coed, single-gender or honors housing—you’ll find a place that suits your personality. A place where you can let your guard down and know that you belong.

Eating well is an important part of maintaining a healthy body and sharp mind. Because you’ll be busy with studies and engaging extracurricular activities, making time for meals is key. Bridgewater’s dining services provides a wide selection of tasty, fresh and nutritious foods. You can take time for a relaxing dinner with friends or get your meal to-go on your way to your next activity.

Study Hard, Play Hard

You’ll work hard in class. But it’s also important to open your mind to new experiences. Get involved in a club that matches your interests. Run for a Student Senate Office. Lead a campus tour for prospective students. Start a new organization. Volunteer to work in a community garden.

As you participate in student clubs and organizations, you’ll apply lessons you’ve learned in the classroom to the real world. You’ll develop new skills. Become a strong leader. Act with a clear sense of purpose. Be prepared to begin your professional life after graduation in a field that matters to you.

Expand Your Horizons

The beauty of the Shenandoah Valley is stunning. You’ll find lots to do here. Take a hike in a nearby national forest. Canoe on the Shenandoah River. Ski at Massanutten Resort. Revisit early American history at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton or one of the many Civil War battlefields in the Valley. Visit an art gallery. Take in a concert or theatrical production.

Take the time to discover something new. Learning opportunities beyond the classroom abound.

Connect With Your Community

We want you to succeed in every way. You’ll take on new academic challenges, but you’ll also grow personally. From thought-provoking classroom discussions to energizing group projects, you’ll discover what being part of our community really means. Learn more about the services we offer to help you get the most out of your education at Bridgewater.

Questions? Contact us!

Department of Student Life