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Admitted Students

Congratulations on your offer to become a BSU Bear!

In these uncertain times brought on by concerns over COVID-19, Bridgewater State is offering several enrollment options for our admitted students. The following is a summary of next steps and enclosed below are additional resources to help you decide whether BSU is right for you.

Enrollment Options

  • If you’re ready to enroll at BSU, you can submit your deposit and we’ll send you information about our orientation.
  • If you intend to enroll, but the deposit poses a financial hardship, you can request a waiver by emailing
  • If you want to defer your application for up to one year, you can submit a deferral application by logging in to your Admissions Account.
  • Our enrollment deadline has been extended to June 1, 2022.

Information for Your Family

Our BSU Future Family brochure is now available in three languages.

BSU welcomes you to view this collection of on-demand videos recorded during our recent Admitted Student Virtual Programs. These videos will give you insights into what it means to live the life of a BSU Bear!

Full Video Collection

Students going to class in DMF

Academic Support

The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) delivers comprehensive student-centered services, empowering those we serve to explore and develop academic, personal, and self-advocacy skills.

Academic Advising »
Learning Assistance »
Student Accessibility Services »
Two students at an internship fair

Academic Enrichment

Study Abroad, Internships and Undergraduate Research staff will explain how these programs should be an important part of your plan for success at BSU and beyond.

Internships »
Study Abroad »
Undergraduate Research »
An honors student gives a presentation

The Honors Program

Hear about our diverse community of student scholars who enjoy small classes, close interaction with faculty, and rich opportunities for research, leadership and community engagement.

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A student gets a checkup

Health Services

The health services available to students enrolled at Bridgewater State University are comparable to what you'd find at a primary care physician's office.

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A student recieves counseling

Counseling Services

Learn about the variety of mental health and counseling services available at Bridgewater State University.

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students gathered in CMA office

Inclusion & Equity

Inclusion and equity are in our institutional DNA. Bridgewater was founded in 1840 as one of the first public teachers’ colleges at a time when education was exclusively for the privileged few. We continue to strive every day to do better and live into to these ideals.

Lewis and Gaines Center for Inclusion and Equity »
ALANA Student Insights into BSU »
Pride Center »

A transfer student at a transfer social

Insights from BSU Out-of-State Students

A panel of current BSU out-of-state students talk about what initially attracted them to the university and what life is like for them since they've joined our campus community.

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Students at move-in day

Living On-Campus

Residence Life and Housing staff will highlight housing options, room/roommate selection and everything you need to know about living on campus.

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A commuter student at BSU's T station

Commuter Engagement

Learn about our new services and engagement opportunities just for commuters.

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You'll love being a Bear!

If you've decided to join the Bridgewater State University community, we invite you to pay your deposit to enroll at any point before June 1, 2022.