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Admitted Student Virtual Programs

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BSU Admitted Student Virtual Programs are a series of live interactive 30-minute sessions scheduled from 4:30-7:30 p.m. the week of March 29-April 1, 2021. You can customize your experience by registering for as many sessions as you'd like.  

Register by clicking the name of the session you want to attend and completing the online form. If you've got a scheduling conflict, you can watch an on-demand recording once they're posted on our Admitted Students page.

Monday, March 29

Volunteers helping at admitted student day

4:30 p.m.

The financial aid process can be stressful for admitted students and their families, and you may have questions about how it works.

Attend this session to get answers to frequently asked questions about topics including FAFSA, different types of financial aid, the financial aid offer, and the impacts of COVID-19.

Register to learn about these topics and how the BSU Financial Aid Office is available to support you on your path to becoming a Bear.

Students in the Academic Achievement Center

4:30 p.m.

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) staff will offer an information session for admitted students that previously used 504s/IEPs or who want to know more about navigating college with a disability.

SAS collaborates with enrolled students and campus colleagues to identify and remove barriers to full participation in the University experience. 

A woman works at the front desk at the Academic Achievement Center

5 p.m.

Meet the staff of the Academic Achievement Center (AAC) who are here to help you explore and develop academic, personal, and self-advocacy skills.

AAC services include Academic Coaching, Advising, Testing Services and Tutoring.

Transfer students socializing

5 p.m.

You are not alone as a transfer student at BSU. Nearly half of our annual incoming students are transfers. We’ve got a great system for bringing you in and getting you on the way towards earning your degree.

Learn how our Transfer Center can make sure you maximize your credits from your prior institution(s) and we’ll also connect you early with BSU’s many resources.

Two students at an internship fair

5:30 p.m.

We provide our students with access to first-class, nationally recognized, academic opportunities in Undergraduate Research, Internships and Study Abroad. Participating in these programs enhances your education and distinguishes you as an applicant for your first job or graduate school.

Staff and students will explain how these experiences should be an important part of your plan for success at BSU and beyond.

Students at move-in day

6 p.m.

Find out why the annual BSU Graduating Senior Survey has consistently reported that students who lived on campus had more friendships while at BSU; developed more self-confidence, conflict resolution skills, and comfort in leadership roles; and an elevated desire to make a difference in their community than their peers who didn’t lived on campus.

Residence Life and Housing staff will explain the educational benefits offered in our residence halls, highlight housing options, review the room/roommate selection process and answer your questions about living on campus.

Tuesday, March 30

A rainbow heart and a GLBTA sign

4:30 p.m.

The Pride Center at BSU supports the success of LGBTQ+ students and those with intersecting identities. We foster a campus climate of inclusion and equity through advocacy and education, and by providing a safe and inclusive space for students.

Attend this session to learn about the variety of services, events and resources that we offer.

A student walking into the Wellness Center

5 p.m.

Learn about the range of vital services and support the Wellness Center offers to help you maintain good health as well as physical, emotional and personal wellness.

Whether you need health advice, assistance in a crisis, or care for a specific illness or condition, our helpful and experienced staff members are at your service.

A student and reps smiling at a booth at a career fair

5:30 p.m.

Hear how BSU has established a solid reputation for preparing its graduates to meet the evolving needs of today’s workplace. The Office of Career Services is here to help you transition from student to professional, and assists students with developing, evaluating and initiating their career plans.

They’re top notch and you don’t have to take our word for it. BSU Career Services has been ranked by BestColleges.com among the top 20 in the country five times in recent years!

students gathered in CMA office

6:30 p.m.

Inclusion and equity are not new ideas at BSU. We were founded on the belief that education is the great equalizer in bringing about social balance. The Lewis and Gaines Center for Inclusion and Equity (LGCIE - Legacy) continues that proud tradition by encouraging equity and promoting the celebration of cultural pluralism at BSU.

Learn how LGCIE strives to create a community that appreciates the history, culture and traditions of underserved students, and believes in the positive relationship between multiculturalism and student achievement.

Wednesday, March 31

Students hanging out at orientation

4:30 p.m.

Join the Center of Student Engagement to learn about the Crimson & White Experience, our engaging orientation process that begins from the moment a student deposits at BSU throughout their first semester.

The Orientation Team (OTEAM) is excited to share highlights with you and answer any of your questions.

An honors student gives a presentation

5 p.m.

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.

The Honors Program can help you enhance your academic experience, make lifelong friends, and receive guidance from mentors to do your best work — all with the social support that shows you belong.

Volleyball Sue Corby

5:30 p.m.

BSU offers healthy outlets for athletes at every skill level. There are 22 NCAA Division III sports, club teams, intramurals, recreation activities and open access for any students to use the state-of-the-art Thornburg Fitness Center.

Learn more about the wide array of opportunities for students to participate in athletics and organized recreational activities both on-campus and in competition with other colleges.

A commuter student at BSU's T station

6 p.m.

Did you know that Commuter Students comprise more than 60 percent of all undergraduate students at BSU?

The Off Campus and Commuter Student Services Office provides the resources these students need to be successful and engaged members of our campus community.

Thursday, April 1

Freshly made eggrolls from BSU dining

4:30 p.m.

When looking at colleges, we know that food is a big priority for students. At BSU, we have you covered. In this session we discuss each of the dining options on campus, the various meal plans available to residents and commuters, and all about the delicious food our students enjoy every day.
students at involvement fair

5 p.m.

Any Bridgewater student will tell you that if you want to make the most of everything BSU has to offer, you just need to get involved. No matter what your interests are, we have opportunities for you to deepen your personal and academic experience through events, organizations, volunteer work and more.

Learn how getting involved here can help you develop more relationships, learn more about teamwork and cooperation, and have the full Bridgewater Experience.

Students learning in a business class

6:30 p.m.

Join our live Q&A session with a panel of current students.

BSU students will talk about why they chose to enroll at Bridgewater and what it’s like to attend. They’ll answer any questions you may have about our academics, extra-curricular activities, and campus culture.