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Explore Bridgewater State University in person (see below for tour reservations) or from the comfort of your own chair. Use these galleries to take a virtual stroll across our lawns and learn more about our buildings and facilities.



Academic and Research Facilities

Forward thinking, careful planning and relentless energy have allowed Bridgewater State University to invest nearly $300 million in an unparalleled program of construction, renovation and renewal. The result? A campus that's as welcoming as it is beautiful.

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Maxwell Library

The Maxwell Library finds energy and strength in its commitment to being a resource not only to the Bridgewater State University community but to Southeastern Massachusetts and the commonwealth.

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Recreation and Student Life

Yes, college is about what your professors can teach you. But at Bridgewater, it's also about stretching your mind in other directions - taking in more music, volunteering your time, picking up a new sport, meeting people with common interests, even meeting people whose interests are completely unfamiliar.

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Athletics at Bridgewater

The athletics program at Bridgewater offers 21 NCAA Division III varsity teams and a variety of intramural, club and recreational sports, providing opportunities to play and compete at almost any level.

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Campus Map

Visiting in person? This will help you figure out how to get here, where to park and how to find a specific building on our East or West Campus.

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Campus Highlights

Bridgewater's campus is often the deciding factor for students. The community is close-knit, yet we have the space and facilities to make our campus an eventful place.

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Campus Housing

Bridgewater State University has 10 residence halls, each with its own unique character. All residence halls are co-ed, with Shea-Durgin Halls and Woodward Hall housing first-year students only. Two of the residence halls feature learning communities, one of which is focused on social justice.

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Campus Tour Reservations

Tours and information sessions offered through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are intended for prospective students in or entering high school or for students transferring from another institution who want a general overview of the admission process.

Please note that in the event of severe weather BSU will heed the warnings of the National Weather Service and tours will be cancelled. Visitors will be contacted via telephone or email. To confirm your tour, please call (508)531-1237.

Late Arrivals: We recommend that you plan on arriving to campus at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour. Please allow time for parking and walking to your designated tour area. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will make every attempt to accommodate your needs, however a student-led tour will no longer be guaranteed. Self-guided tour packets are available in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and an Admissions Counselor is available to answer questions when the office is open.

If you need to cancel your reservation, please log into your account to do so. Once logged in, click on the “X” that appears to the right of the event for which you have registered.

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Campus Tours for Prospective Students and Their Families

Campus walking tours are led by one of our students and give visitors an opportunity to see our entire campus and hear about Bridgewater State University from a student’s perspective. A tour takes approximately 90 minutes and will depart from the Welcome Center, 45 Plymouth Street. Visitor parking is located in the Welcome Center, West and Harrington Lots.

Please note that we will not show the interior of a residence hall on tours August 10th through August 21st.

When classes are in session 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday - Thursday
During summer months 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday - Thursday
Call Admissions to confirm times and/or cancellations: 508.531.1237

Friday Information Sessions

(Not available during summer tours)

Bridgewater State University also offers comprehensive information sessions, conducted by the admissions staff, on Friday mornings starting at 10 a.m. A campus tour follows at 11 and, together, this special information session takes approximately three hours to complete.

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Saturday Tours

(Not available during summer tours)

Bridgewater State University now offers tours on Saturdays for prospective students and their families! Tours are led by one of our students and give visitors an opportunity to see our entire campus and hear about Bridgewater State University from a student’s perspective. Your visit will last for approximately 90 minutes and will depart from the Welcome Center, 45 Plymouth Street. Visitor parking is located in the Welcome Center, West and Harrington Lots.

Tours will be offered on the following Saturdays:

  • March 19, 2016
  • March 26, 2016
  • April 2, 2016
  • April 9, 2016
  • April 30, 2016

Please note: The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and all other administrative offices will be closed on Saturdays, but our tour guides will be able to provide you contact information for our staff, should you have any questions at the end of your visit. We will return your inquiry on the following business day.

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Group Tours

Bridgewater State University offers schools, businesses and other organizations the opportunity to bring groups of interested students, in grades 8 and higher, to visit our campus. Appointments scheduled at three weeks in advance are required for group tours, which are not offered during exceptionally busy times on the admissions calendar.

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