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Experience Bridgewater for yourself

Welcome to Bridgewater College! When you visit our campus, you’ll see exactly what makes Bridgewater such a special place. Join us for a personal or group visit on campus, or take advantage of a variety of virtual sessions you can attend from your own home.

All individuals, regardless of vaccination status, are required to properly wear masks when indoors in public campus areas. Masks are not required in outdoor areas on campus or while dining. The proper use of masks in classes, labs, in-person meetings and all other public indoor spaces affords us the best opportunity to keep our campus community safe.

Personal Visit

ON CAMPUS OR VIRTUAL

You can get one-on-one access to your Admissions Counselor by scheduling a personal visit. The on-campus visit includes a campus tour and discussion. A virtual campus visit is a Zoom session and virtual campus tour.

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Personal visits are held Monday – Thursday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and on Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. On-campus visits are by confirmed appointment only. Please request your appointment at least two business days before you plan to join us on campus so that we may confirm your visit.

Open House

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23: 10 a.m.

Experience Bridgewater College through an informative and fun day, filled with sessions geared towards both students and their families. Learn more about the Bridgewater experience by attending academic, student life, and admissions/financial aid sessions.

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Admission Events

Admissions events are a fantastic way to explore Bridgewater College and engage with our campus in a variety of ways. Select an admissions event below to find one that’s right for you!

Current Events

This 2-hour session allows you to discover what life would be like as a student at Bridgewater College! Hear about the unique academic features of a Bridgewater education, explore engagement opportunities outside of the classroom, and learn about the admissions and financial aid processes. A campus tour will also be provided.

Meet up with a group of prospective students as you come together to learn more about the Bridgewater experience. You’ll learn about campus life, as well as the admissions/financial aid process. Afterward, join us for a BC Eagles game!

Hear about the unique academic features of a Bridgewater education, explore engagement opportunities outside of the classroom and learn about the Admission and Financial Aid processes.

Join Transfer Counselor Emily Helms for a biweekly Zoom session from 7-8 p.m. to get general information about Bridgewater and to ask any questions you may have about the application process, how courses will transfer to BC, what life at BC is like, and more.

When 7 p.m. comes on the date you wish to join, click the corresponding link. You can choose from the following dates:

Play one round of Kahoot for some BC gear. The top 3 trivia masters will win a prize! Brush up on your general college knowledge as well as geography, pop culture, and sports. There might be some surprise Bridgewater College trivia too!

Future Events

Dates to Be Announced

College classes aren’t the same as high school classes. Find out more about the majors and academic programs offered at BC. You’ll be able to meet with your future professors, and you’ll learn all about how academics work at BC. Get an in-depth look at what BC’s classes are like during this full day event.

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Admitted students are invited to join us for a full day of fun. This half-day event will include learning the details of life at Bridgewater, meeting with professors from your specific major, and touring campus with a Student Ambassador! Check out what your future could look like at BC. This event is for ADMITTED STUDENTS ONLY.

Spring 2022 Dates TBA

Apply early and if you’re admitted to BC, join us for Admitted Students Shadow Day. Live like a student at Bridgewater for a whole day! You’ll spend the day with one of our Student Ambassadors: going to class with them, eating with them in the dining hall, exploring campus. This event is for ADMITTED STUDENTS ONLY.

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Drop into our virtual office hours to meet with an Admissions Counselor to learn about all of the fun and exciting opportunities at Bridgewater. This is a general session where you can get any of your questions answered. One of our Admissions Counselors will be available to chat with you from 7-8 p.m.

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Want to find out your admissions decision the day you visit? Join us for Instant Decision Day! Submit your official high school transcript 48 hours before the day you arrive on campus. We’ll have a 2-hour session for you to attend, including a campus tour. You’ll learn whether you’re admitted at the end of your tour!

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Are you interested in majoring in music? If so, come experience a day in the life of a music major at Bridgewater! This immersive, all-day event will feature going to music classes, eating on campus, and meeting current students. You’ll be able to choose a day focused on either vocal music or band/instrumental music.

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Are you a sophomore or junior who’s ahead of the game? Do you want to know where you’re going before your senior year? Check out our sophomore/junior discovery session, an exciting 2-hour informative session that will help you picture what your future could look like at BC. A campus tour will also be available for you!

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Throughout the week, you will get the opportunity to hear from a professor about the academic experience at BC, learn about campus life and what you can do outside the classroom, and gain a thorough understanding of the admissions and financial aid process. A campus tour will follow each session.

Summer 2022

For those who aren’t able to join us for an in-person visit: attend one of our Virtual Information Sessions to learn more about a specific topic! Each session, hosted by an Admissions Counselor, will feature a presentation along with time for Q&A.

 

What are Student Ambassadors?

The Student Ambassadors are tour guides for any visitors that come to campus. They include students from all different areas, majors and clubs/organizations! Every one of our Student Ambassadors will give you expertise knowledge about BC because they all play an active role in our community. They cannot wait to meet you!

Ask a Student

Have a question for a current student? By emailing AskAStudent@bridgewater.edu or texting (540) 509-0189, you will connect with a current student who can answer it!

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Questions? Reach out

MaryBeth Killian ‘20

Assistant Director of Admissions – Campus Visits
Phone: 540-828-8032
mkillian2@bridgewater.edu