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Virtual Fall Preview Day

Join us for our Virtual Fall Preview Day live online Saturday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.

You will be able to customize your event experience from a series of presentations and focus on what interests you most about Bridgewater State University. And you can attend on Zoom from the comfort and safety of your own home!

At this live online event, you and your family will hear from BSU President Fred Clark, as well as our deans, faculty, staff and students. You also get to choose which of 15 sessions to attend to learn more about our academic programs, life on campus and both the admission and financial aid processes at BSU. Other sessions will cover topics including: study abroad, paid internships, the Honors Program, athletics, student involvement, residential life, commuter services and more! 

You’re sure to come away with a better understanding of what it is to be a BSU Bear!

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Virtual Fall Preview Day Agenda — Oct. 31, 2020

Time Session
9 - 9:45 a.m. Welcome from President Fred Clark and Admission Presentation by Dean Gregg Meyer
9:50 - 10:50 a.m.

Welcome from the Deans/Academic Presentations by College:

  • College of Education and Health Sciences
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Ricciardi College of Business
  • Bartlett College of Science and Math
10:55 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. Admission Drop-In Chat Session
10:55 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. 30-Minute Concurrent Sessions
schedule below
12:35 p.m. - May 1 Virtual Campus Tours // take a virtual tour now »

Concurrent Sessions

10:55-11:25 11:30-12 12:05-12:35 Concurrent Sessions
X X X Financial Aid // learn more »
X     Athletics & Recreation // learn more »
X     Student Accessibility Services // learn more »
X X   Student Panel // learn more »
X X   Student Involvement (Clubs & Organizations) // learn more »
X X   Exciting Academic Opportunities // learn more »
  X X Living On-Campus // learn more »
    X Commuter Engagement // learn more »
    X The Honors Program // learn more »
Students going to class in DMF

Welcome from the Deans

College of Education and Health Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ricciardi College of Business
Bartlett College of Science and Math
Volunteers helping at admitted student day

Admission Drop-in

Session: 10:55 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. 

Virtually drop-in to speak individually with staff from Admissions. They can also help you login to submit your deposits to enroll and reserve on campus housing.

Concurrent Sessions

Presentations will occur during the following three intervals:
10:55 - 11:25 a.m. | 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | 12:05 - 12:35 p.m.
Students at admitted student day

Financial Aid

Sessions: 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.,
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
and 12:05 - 12:35 p.m.

The BSU Director of Financial Aid will provide an overview of our application and award process before taking questions from attendees.

Volleyball Sue Corby

Athletics & Recreation

Session: 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.

BSU's student athletes compete in NCAA Division III sports. We also offer intramural recreation, club sports and the state of the art Thornburg Fitness Center located in the Adrian Tinsely Center.

Students in the Academic Achievement Center

Student Accessibility Services

Session: 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.

SAS staff will offer an info session for students that previously used 504s/IEPs or who want to know more about navigating college with a disability.

Students learning in a business class

Student Panel

Sessions: 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.
and 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join current students as they share an inside view of what it’s like to be a Bear. Our students will answer your questions about campus culture, academic/social experiences and tell you why BSU was the right choice for them.

students at involvement fair

Student Involvement

Sessions: 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.
and 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

If you want to make the most of everything Bridgewater offers, 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.

Two students at an internship fair

Academic Opportunities

Sessions: 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.
and 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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.

Students at move-in day

Living On-Campus

Session: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
and 12:05 - 12:35 p.m.

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

A commuter student at BSU's T station

Commuter Engagement

Session: 12:05 - 12:35 p.m.

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

Members of the honors program

The Honors Program

Session: 12:05 - 12:35 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.

Boyden Hall in the spring
At Bridgewater State University, we’re offering a full array
of innovative options to safely see our beautiful campus.

Don't Forget to Register!

If you plan to join us on Oct. 31 to learn more about becoming a BSU Bear, don't forget to register. We'll see you there!