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Welcome to the Crimson Experience

取向 is not just an event at BSU— it is an engaging process that begins from the moment a new first year student deposits to the end of their first semester! At BSU this is called the “Crimson Experience.” If you have any questions about the Crimson Experience, please reach out to 取向 at 508.531.1840 or

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The 熊发射 welcome call is a 要求 first step for new first year students to kickstart their Crimson Experience. Students will receive an email from with an assigned date and time for a one-on-one phone call. 熊发射 calls will resume in August 2023.
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在这个项目中, you will be able to confirm items on your Checklist and make connections with your peers! The Checkpoint program is run throughout the month of June. 如果你不能出席, remember to continue to check your BSU email for important information leading up to the start of the semester, 复习你的 第一年 or 转移 下一步的检查清单!
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Your Crimson Experience continues with “深红色的天” - a variety of interactive events designed for new to BSU students to make connections, learn about BSU and engage with the BSU community. 

保存日期! For fall 2023, 深红色的天 kicks off with 深红色的庆祝活动 8月星期四. 31号晚上7点在廷斯利. More 深红色的天 programming will then be held on Friday Sept. 9月1日及星期六. 2从大约8 a.m. 到下午6点.m.  更多信息即将发布! 

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熊的连接 is a program that runs throughout the first semester. All new first year students are connected to a trained student leader who serves as a peer guide as they navigate the ins and outs of being a new bear!
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Students must submit their English essay to choose classes and meet with an advisor in the 学术成就中心. Completing all placement testing 尽快 will ensure you are able to register at the earliest possible time.
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Students must complete their Bridgewater Elementary Algebra Readiness (BEAR) Exam to choose classes and meet with an advisor in the 学术成就中心. Completing all placement testing 尽快 will ensure you are able to register at the earliest possible time.
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After completing Math and English placement testing, students will receive their personalized Advising Welcome Email to their BSU email with recommended courses to register for and the link to sign up for their individual advising appointment. Advising Welcome Emails will begin being sent to students’ BSU email accounts May 22, 2023. The email will come from 

Students should follow the instructions in their Advising Welcome Email to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor and register for classes 尽快. During the advising appointment, advisors will finalize course schedules,  begin building the advising relationship, and any answer questions students have to help them feel prepared to start at BSU.

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Accommodations and Accessibility

If you have a disability and need to request accommodations or campus mobility/access planning, please contact Student 可及性服务 at 508.531.2194 or
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