Commuter Life

Commuter student
Commuter students are the heart of the BSU campus. Together, commuters comprise more than half of our population. The Student Affairs division provides the resources commuters need to become successful and engaged members of our campus community.

Looking to get involved as a commuter student? Stop by the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership, located on the first floor of the Rondileau Campus Center (Room 103). Bridgewater State is committed to providing engagement opportunities, events, and services for our commuter population. Here at Bridgewater there are more than 90 student clubs and organizations for you to explore.

Off-Campus Housing

The off-campus housing database is an informational resource designed to advertise properties for rent in the area that are available to the university community. This database, maintained by the the Student Affairs Office, is updated daily and is solely an informational tool.

Bridgewater State University is not involved with any transaction, dealing or conflict resolution. Any negotiations between parties are up to those involved We do not endorse any particular property or party involved in any way.

We disclaim any warranties that the information on this Website will be accurate, current, or reliable, and we can accept no responsibility for any loss or damage you may suffer. The listings made available on this database are only accessible by students, staff and faculty of Bridgewater State University.

To list your property please visit the commuter services website and follow the prompts.

Campus Employment

Opportunities for commuters to engage on campus beyond the classroom also include campus employment: The majority of our student population at Bridgewater works and as a commuter student we encourage you to look for opportunities to work on campus, which is a great way to connect and learn about campus all while making money.

Transportation & Parking

MBTA
The Old Colony Middleboro/Lakeville commuter rail stops right on campus. For up to date schedule information please visit the MBTA website.

Parking
There are 4 commuter parking areas on campus; Spring Street, Hooper Street, Swenson Field and the Parking Garage. View more information about parking, including the parking guide (PDF)

On-Campus Shuttles
BAT Buses are available on campus to assist students in getting around. In addition to the on campus shuttle service, buses travel to Brockton three times per day. View more details at BSU Transit

Safety

Lockers are provided on the ground floor of the Rondileau Campus Center for commuter students and are a great service to assist you in your day-to-day routine while keeping your belongings safe.

The Bridgewater State University Police Department is a full functioning 24/7 operation open 365 days per year. The BSUPD enforces state laws as well as university rules and regulations. All BSU police officers attend municipal police academy training and have full police authority on campus and throughout the town of Bridgewater. Learn More About Campus Safety