BSU Senior College: lifelong learning for mature adults
Bridgewater State University’s Senior College will offer many courses in a virtual learning format during Winter-Spring 2022 semester along with several in-person courses. Virtual courses are offered conveniently for you in the comfort and safety of your own home via Zoom. Zoom is easy to use, once you're set-up, you only need a few clicks to start talking to your peers and instructors online.
Registration for the fall semester will open on Wednesday, July 20th. Check back here for the course catalog and schedule. There are no Senior College courses offered during the summer.
For the affordable fee of $85, you can take as many courses as you like! If you have any questions please contact BSUseniorcollege@bridgew.edu or call 508.531.2570.
Our Fall session begins after Labor Day and runs until mid-December. Each course will take place over the course of 6 weeks. Courses will begin in early September, October, and November 2022. Courses will take place on Zoom and in-person. We will offer 10 courses in-person and over 25 courses will take place virtually via Zoom. In-person courses will take place at the Bridgewater Public Library, BSU Attleboro, and the Center for Active Living in Plymouth. Meanwhile, join our email list by clicking the button below and register to attend one of our free special virtual events to learn more about Senior College.
Keep Learning! Keep Growing!
Bridgewater State University’s new Senior College offers intellectually stimulating seminars and courses for mature learners (50+). Our six-week courses foster creativity, self-discovery and peer education. Senior College is open to everyone. There are no educational requirements and you do not need to be an alumni of our university. All are welcome!
Enroll in as many courses as you like this fall for just a single registration fee of $85.
Led by Experts
Courses led by BSU emeritus faculty, full and part-time faculty, and other distinguished educators in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Senior College is where adults can enjoy learning in a relaxed community of peers among leading scholars and experts who share their interests in exploring both current and historical topics and traditional disciplines. Our members come from all walks of life and bring diverse backgrounds to the classroom setting.
Are you 90 or over?
Then you can receive a FREE Senior College membership. Please email Senior College so that we can get you registered free of charge! BSUSeniorCollege@bridgew.edu
Detailed Course Information
Please click on the links below for a list of courses and detailed course descriptions along with instructor biographies and a printable schedule at a glance.
Fall course information will be posted here on July 20, 2022.
Senior College Three Step Registration Process
Complete the Continuing Studies Non-Credit Application [Click here]
This application must be completed so that Bridgewater State University can give you access to all the amenities that our campus offers, such as technical support, the Maxwell Library, Thornburg Fitness Center and much more!
Please note: If you were a member of Senior College in the Fall of 2021 you can go directly to step two (payment). Click here to pay.
Please pay the $85 registration fee here via our online payment portal.
Once you pay the registration fee, you will receive another email from us (within 1-2 business days) with a link to an online form where you can select your courses. Remember you can enroll in as many courses as you like after you pay the single $85 fee!
Finally, you will receive Zoom links for all courses via email shortly after you select your courses.
Program PartnersBridgewater State University recognizes our community partners who engage with Senior College in course development and participant recruitment. Each of the following organizations supports the university's ability to continue to offer high-quality programming to our members throughout our region and beyond: Center for Active Living Plymouth, Bridgewater Public Library, and the Bridgewater Senior Center.