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Graduates for Saturday undergraduate ceremonies – assembly/line up locations have CHANGED for some majors! Be sure to check My Commencement for your assembly location and check in time.
Livestream will be available 30 minutes before each ceremony.

Bridgewater State University welcomes visitors to campus for its 2017 Commencement ceremonies. We host three ceremonies to celebrate our graduates.  Please select the appropriate ceremony for your student’s program for additional details.

Read information on Commencement keynote speakers here.

Although Bridgewater State University does not anticipate any security problems during Commencement, public venues throughout the country are increasing security in light of recent events, and the university must take appropriate measures to ensure the safety and security of all students, faculty, staff, and guests.
Please observe the following restrictions for all Commencement activities on the BSU campus:
No backpacks, bags, oversized handbags or packages larger than a cubic foot – 12 inches by 12 inches by 12 inches – will be allowed under the Commencement tent or in any Commencement viewing area, except in cases of medical need.

Inspections of bags might be required as you enter into Commencement venues. Please Note: For all commencement ceremonies, there will not be seating available outside of the tent, all seating will be ticketed.  

Broadcast and Webcast
Commencement ceremonies will be broadcast on Bridgewater Town channel 98 (on campus channel 12.2).
The Graduate Commencement ceremony will be broadcast on Thursday, May 11, at 6:30 pm. Both Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies will be broadcast on Saturday, May 13, at 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Live webcast of Graduate Commencement beginning at 6:30PM on Thursday, May 11.

Live webcast of Undergraduate Commencements beginning at 9AM on Saturday, May 13.

Contact University Events at
508.531.6139 or with any questions.