Checks for amounts of $50 or less may be cashed at the Cashier's office on the first floor of Marts Hall during normal University business hours, Monday through Friday. A valid Bucknell identification card is required. A penalty fee of $25 is charged by the University for any check returned by the payer’s bank. Repeated occurrences of returned checks will result in loss of check cashing privileges.
The services of various banking institutions are available to Bucknell students in the Borough of Lewisburg.
Two automatic teller machines located in the Elaine Langone Center provide access to accounts in any bank that is part of the MAC system.
Books and Supplies
At the Bucknell Bookstore you’ll find more than just course materials! The Bookstore offers a wide range of merchandise and services to meet the needs of the Bucknell community. In addition to the textbooks you’ll need for classes, there’s a large general books department offering recreational reading, classics and scholarly writings.
The supplies department stocks everything you need for your classes including office and art supplies and the electronics department offers educationally priced computer hardware, software and accessories.
The Bookstore’s extensive collection of Bucknell imprinted clothing and giftware is second to none in variety and selection. The Bookstore also offers periodicals, greeting cards, stationery, candy, snacks and personal supplies for student convenience. The bookstore website provides information on summer session book requirements and allows you to special order books with the click of your mouse.
The Bucknell University Bookstore, located in downtown Lewisburg on the northwest corner of Fourth and Market streets, is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express accepted.
For those who may require the attention of a physician during their stay on the campus, the Student Health Service is open from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. weekdays during summer session with the exception of July 4 when health service is closed. Physician’s hours are scheduled from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. When the Student Health Service is closed, treatment is available at the emergency department of Evangelical Community Hospital, located two miles north of the campus on Route 15.
Bucknell University requires all entering students (who have not been previously cleared for registration) to provide proof of a Mantoux intradermal skin test for tuberculosis given by a medical professional within one year prior to matriculation. This test can be obtained from a family physician or the Student Health Service Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - noon. The charge for the Mantoux test is $8.
In addition, the university requires official proof of having received the meningitis vaccine or a signed statement that you understand the nature of the disease as well as the risks and benefits of the vaccine, but that you have chosen not to receive the vaccination. Meningitis information and forms are available at the Office of the Registrar or on the Student Health Service website at www.bucknell.edu/HealthServices/ under the Student Information/New Student Information sections.
Psychological Services is Bucknell’s counseling and mental health center. Our therapy and educational services help students resolve psychological difficulties, prevent psychological distress and advance personal development and academic effectiveness. The center offers individual therapy and counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention and support, personal consultations and psychoeducation programming to assist students with a wide range of personal, academic and career concerns and interests:
- Psychological concerns and lifestyle challenges including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating and weight concerns, selfs abotaging behaviors, obsessive worries, perfectionism and compulsive behaviors.
- Crises and personal coping issues involving recovery from personal traumas, sexual assault, death of a loved one, loss of personal direction or confidence and suicidal thoughts.
- Interpersonal relationship issues and conflicts such as family concerns, romantic relationships, violence in relationships, sexual dysfunction or dissatisfaction, communication difficulties, concern about a friend, conflict in groups or organizations and conflict resolution.
- Personal development addressing self esteem and self confidence, assertiveness, social rapport, academic success strategies, sexual orientation and identity development, decision making and choosing a career path, stress management, self care, personal insight and self efficacy.
The center is staffed by professional counselors (psychologists, counselors and social workers) with specific expertise in working with college students. A psychiatrist is also available for those engaged in counseling and for whom medication would be an appropriate part of their treatment. Services are confidential and records are not part of a student’s educational record. Services are available at no additional charge to currently enrolled students.
During the summer session, the office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.noon and 14 p.m. Visit the website at www.bucknell.edu/PsychServices or call the office 570-577-1604 for additional information or assistance. We look forward to working with you.
The Department of Public Safety is located next door to Student Health Services and maintains a 24hour emergency dispatch (emergency 577-1111) service and 24hour patrol all year around. Public Safety office hours are Mondays through Fridays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., telephone 577-3333. Public Safety also maintains a website and its crime statistics on the university’s website.
All persons (faculty, staff, students, visitors, etc.) must register their vehicle for on campus use and are responsible for knowing and abiding by Bucknell University parking/traffic regulations. You may register your vehicle online at www.bucknell.edu/parking where you will also find the parking regulations and map in print format. Call 570-577-1057 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.