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Non-Degree Graduate Checklist

Bridgewater State University Non-Degree Student Checklist 

This checklist is for students who have been permitted to attend Bridgewater State University as a non-degree student. If you wish to obtain a degree from Bridgewater State University, you must submit the appropriate application for admission to be considered a degree-seeking student for a future term. Visit to view a full list of graduate programs and their admissions requirements. 

Please complete the following steps to enroll as a non-degree student:

All new students at BSU will receive an email from " BSU Accounts" with details on how to access their user account.  Your account will give you access to campus computers, your BSU email, the campus wireless network, and the student portal among other things.   If you have any questions about accessing your account, please contact IT 508.531.2555 or

Non-Degree students will register for courses through InfoBear.

Tutorials on how to register can be viewed under Registration Tools section of the Registrar's website.  You can also view the registration schedule (when registration is open for graduate students) If you are part of an off-campus cohort, the registration process may be a little different. Email with any questions

Please access the registration system InfoBear using the link below.  Use the Single Sign On (SSO) account login information that you receive from BSU Accounts.

You must complete the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement in InfoBear before you can register for any courses

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Access InfoBear

Email is the official form of communication at Bridgewater State University. Please be sure to check your email account regularly. Please be sure to keep track of your personal information including your BEAR ID, PIN, Username and Email address.  You will need to use these to access important online systems.

Access the Student Portal 

The Connect Card is the official Bridgewater State University identification card that can be used for library privileges, building access, and as a debit card on-campus and with participating off-campus merchants. In addition, all vehicles parked in student parking lots will need a parking decal.

Connect Card

Parking Services

Graduate Student in classroom
View this PDF for an overview of the College of Graduate Studies.
Grad students in class
View our graduate events page to RSVP to information sessions, workshops and seminars.
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Bridgewater offers competitive tuition and fees for graduate students both in and out of state.
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Create an account to start your application to a graduate program today!