It's our job to push you. Hard. But while we're challenging your intellect, we'll also support you academically so you can learn a lot, and learn well. Here are the resources available to you:

Important Tips for Success

  • Attend all classes! If you are too ill to attend class, notify your professor and, if appropriate, go to Bucknell Student Health.
  • Manage your time: You should spend approximately 40 hours each week studying outside of class time, so use the time between classes wisely.
  • Find a good place to study: A quiet place, free from distractions (including your electronics!), is necessary for concentration. Consider the library, open classrooms, and study lounges.
  • Seek out those who can help - a faculty member, an adviser, an academic associate dean or a campus life resource. We'll support you! Go to office hours with faculty or make an appointment with associate deans or staff members. We want you to succeed.

Ways We Support You


Library & Information Technology

Bertrand Library is at the center of Bucknell's campus for a reason. You will learn here. You will collaborate. You will create. Our resources include access to both people and technology that will enhance your learning, writing and research.

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Teaching & Learning Center

Schedule individual appointments to discuss ways you can reach your personal and academic goals. Participate in study groups led by trained peer facilitators for many sections of introductory math and science courses. Get tutoring in math and science. Attend or view presentations and workshops related to academic success topics.

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Writing Program & the Writing Center

At Bucknell, your writing will improve. Students in every major take courses with writing requirements that teach them how to articulate ideas, build an argument and clearly and accurately communicate concepts. If you need someone to work through ideas with you or advise you on your writing, the Writing Center can help. Professional staff and peer tutors are available to work with writers of all skill levels.

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Academic Responsibility

How you learn and what you research are built on a foundation of academic integrity at Bucknell. Our honor code reflects our values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility.

Academic Responsibility

Engineering Success Alliance

Because high school resources vary, some students need more support than others after they arrive on campus. Our Engineering Success Alliance offers mentoring and guidance to talented engineering students from under-resourced high schools.

Engineering Success Alliance

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