Athletics and Wellness

students with therapy dog

To make the most of your education at Bridgewater, you need to maintain good health as well as physical, emotional and personal wellness. We offer a range of vital services and support to help you achieve these goals. Whether you need health advice, assistance in a crisis, or care for a specific illness or condition, our helpful and experienced staff members are at your service.


Health Services

From mid-August through May, the Health Services professional staff provide short-term clinical health care to the members of our community.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services enhance our students’ physical and emotional wellbeing by offering preventive outreach programs and counseling services to help with adjustment issues and other psychological difficulties.


Through BSU Peer Educators, a select group of trained students, we provide workshops and presentations to students, staff, faculty and other campus groups and organizations interested in topics ranging from substance abuse to social issues.

Recreational Sports

Get moving and join one of the many intramural and club sports at BSU! The Thornburg Fitness Center is a great place to get a workout in!


The Bridgewater State University CARE Team is a multidisciplinary team of experts and points of contact that intervene daily on behalf of students. The team meets regularly as a mechanism to improve coordination and communication for the academic success, health and safety of the community.