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Transfer Services

COVID-19 Update

We are here to help you. Transfer staff are working remotely at this time and are monitoring our emails and phone calls Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. so that we can support you.  Virtual appointments are available. Please contact the Transfer Center at 508-531-2686 or email with any questions. 

BSU welcomes approximately 1,500 transfer students each year — and we make every effort to streamline the process and get you settled in as a member of our community. At our dedicated Transfer Center, we’ll work with you to figure out how to transfer credits, which major to pursue and which courses to take next.

Transfer Tuesdays

Want to receive a virtual on-the-spot admission decision at BSU? 
Please follow the steps outlined on the Transfer Guide and select a date & time to meet with a transfer advisor
If you've successfully completed the steps outlined on your checklist and your materials are received prior to your appointment, you will receive your decision letter during your session. If admitted, you will receive your acceptance letter and transfer credit equivalency report during your selected session. You will also have your questions answered by one of our expert transfer representatives during your session.

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Ask a BSU Transfer Advisor

Transfer advisor Jeff Sarahs at Transfer session

Are you thinking about transferring from your institution to BSU? 
Do you have questions about BSU, your current credits, and how to apply? 
Please join Transfer Services for a virtual "Ask a Transfer Advisor" session and connect with our transfer experts who will help you learn more about BSU and your transfer options. Choose one of the options below to join our virtual session.

•    Wednesday, September 16, 11 a.m. -12 p.m.
•    Wednesday, October 7, 1 -2 p.m.
•    Wednesday, October 28, 6 -7 p.m.
•    Friday, November 13, 12 -1 p.m.

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Transfer Course Equivalency

Transfer course equivalency tools will help you discover how courses taken at other institutions will transfer to Bridgewater. Learn about Transfer Equivalency Self-Service (TESS) and B.E.A.R.S. Course Equivalency.
Video: Learn About Transfer Central Services
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Transfer Basics

Start your transfer to BSU with the help of our experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the Transfer Center, dedicated to helping students navigate the transfer process.
Friends You Know
More than half of BSU’s undergraduates have transferred – just like you.


Transfer into BSU once your associate degree is earned without providing an essay or paying a fee – and with guaranteed admission, you'll enter BSU as a junior. You will join not one, but two great campus communities where students from all backgrounds find their place and develop their definitions of success.
Associate's Degree to
Bachelor's Degree
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Massachusetts Transfer Programs

In Massachusetts, the Department of Higher Education (DHE) and the state’s 29 public colleges and universities work together to provide numerous programs to encourage and expedite the transfer of credits from one state school to another.
Associate's Degree to
Bachelor's Degree