Open Houses and Information Sessions

Special Education Information Session

For parents and students with an IEP or who receive special education services for 20% or more of the school day. Learn more about the services provided at BHSEC.
Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – a representative from the special education department will be available to answer questions. You should register for the open house below under “Fall Open Houses 2019”.

Special Education Information Session Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Click HERE to register. If  this event is full and you are interested in attending this event please email sbickel@bhsec.bard.edu for additional information.


Open Houses

Prospective students and their parents may visit BHSEC Manhattan during an Open House to find out more about the school. At the open house you will hear from the administration, faculty, and current students, then you will be allowed to tour the campus. You need to register online to attend an open house (register below).Please be aware that attending an open house is not required for admission at Bard High School Early College (BHSEC). There are no wait lists. There are no private tours. 

(Tips: When you register, you must select the date and indicate how many people are in your party. If you attend a public or charter school, please know the DBN and name of school. DBN=District, Borough, Number. Registrants will have 6 minutes to complete registration.)

Fall Open Houses 2019

 This event is for current 8th graders who will be in the 9th grade in September 2020. Registration will begin September 9, 2019 after 10:00 a.m. Please review the dates prior to registration. Dates may change.
Saturday, September 14, 2019 Timed entry between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Click HERE to register.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. SORRY THIS EVENT IS FULL. Please check the website in October for cancellations.

Tours 2019

Tours will be led by current BHSEC students or staff and will be about 45 minutes long. The first tour is at 4:00pm and the last tour is at 5:00pm.   Due to high demand, families can choose between an open house or a tour, but should not plan to attend both.  Space is limited. Online registration begins FALL 2019 TBD. Tour dates will be posted Friday, September 20, 2019.

Spring Open Houses 2020

This event is for current 7th grade students who will be in the 8th grade in September 2020. Registration is required.