Weeks of Welcome is Here!

Attention First Year Students! This post contains information about the mandatory events on Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Monday: This is a required day for all first year students. Attendance will be taken at each session.  If you have changed your major since you applied be sure to attend the session pertaining to your major.  To  help you navigate what College Panel to Attend it is color coded.

Academic Day1

Syllabus Speak Classroom Locations:

Academic Day2

Tuesday: Is a required event. You are to check-in at 11:30 in the DMF Science and Math Lower Foyer for the New Student Convocation. After Convocation you will walk to University Park for the Class Picture, a BSU tradition and then enjoy the President’s BBQ.

If you are a commuter student, you are invited to an Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Office of New Student & Family Programs with guest speaker President Fred Clark. Come claim your sweet treat and spin the wheel to win some amazing free prizes. Campus tours will also be given on the BSU shuttles starting at 3PM and Fred Clark will speak to commuters at 4PM.


New Student Move In

On Saturday, August 29, 2015 new students will move into the Residence Halls at BSU.

Residence Life and Housing staff, Orientation Leaders, student athletes, University staff and other administrators will be available to help students move their items into the residence halls, take of care of any pending college business and purchase any last minute items..

Stop by the Welcome to Campus Block Party at University Park to make an airbrush laundry bag or photo tile. Global Prints and The Home Depot will be on site to sell items. You may pre-order from The Home Depot by calling 774-281-619 by August 25th.

Families will have a chance to meet BSU President Fed Clark from 11am-12pm and 2-3pm at the Family Association welcome tent on University Park.

HD BSU Opening

2015 First Year and Family Orientation Dates!

With the spring semester underway we are excited to announce the dates for both our New Student Orientation programs and our Family Orientation Programs!

First Year Orientation Dates (This is an overnight program)

  • Session 1: June 8-9 (Monday – Tuesday)
  • Session 2: June 11-12 (Thursday – Friday)
  • Session 3: June 15-16 (Monday – Tuesday)
  • Session 4: June 18-19 (Thursday – Friday)
  • Session 5: June 22-23 (Monday – Tuesday)
  • Session 6: June 25-26 (Thursday – Friday)

Family Orientation Dates

  • Monday, June 8th
  • Thursday, June 11th
  • Monday, June 15th
  • Thursday, June 18th
  • Monday, June 22nd
  • Thursday, June 25th

For questions about the First Year Orientation Program please email  newstudentprograms@bridgew.edu.

For questions about the Family Orientation Program please email familyprograms@bridgew.edu.