Get Oriented to Bucknell

New Employee Orientation

This is your introduction to Bucknell's benefits and culture.

There are three available dates this summer:

  • Thursday, July 26 (1 - 2:30 p.m. in BERT 225)
  • Monday, July 30 (1 - 2:30 p.m. in BERT 225)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 1 (1 - 2:30 p.m. in BERT 225)

Hosted by: Human Resources

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation is your introduction to the University's expectations regarding teaching, scholarship, and service to the academic community.

  • Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Carnegie Building

Hosted by: Teaching & Learning Center

Library & IT Orientation

This is your opportunity to learn about the technical tools available to you at Bucknell and meet your Library & IT liaison.

There are three available dates this summer:

  • Thursday, July 26 (2:30 - 4:15 p.m. in BERT 225)
  • Monday July 30 (2:30 - 4:15 p.m. in BERT 225)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 1 (2:30 - 4:15 p.m. in BERT 225)

Hosted by: Library & Information Technology

Workshops for New Faculty

Writing Center

Workshop on the Teaching of Writing

This intensive 7-morning faculty workshop is a centerpiece of Bucknell's Writing Across the Curriculum Program.

Aug. 1 - 9, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. - noon in 115 Academic West.


Teaching & Learning Center

Course Design and Pedagogy Workshop

This 3-day workshop provides an introduction to Bucknell's variety of approaches to teaching.

Tuesday, Aug. 7 - Thursday, Aug. 9, daily from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Carnegie Reading Room.


Library & IT


Introduction to Moodle:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 7 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in BERT 025)

Open lab sessions:

  • Wednesday, Aug. 15 (1:30 2:30 p.m. in BERT 025)
  • Thursday, Aug. 16 (1:30 2:30 p.m.. in BERT 025)

Learn More about the Teaching & Learning Center

New Faculty Pedagogy Series

This weekly discussion group is designed to assist and support new faculty. Presentations are short and offered twice each week on Wednesday and Thursday, so that faculty members may choose the session that best fits their schedule, and lunch is provided. Although not required, attendance is encouraged. 

Wednesdays starting Aug. 22. Thursdays starting Aug. 23. Continues weekly from noon - 1 p.m. in 201 Carnegie Building.

Special Events for New Faculty

President's Reception

Following New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 14, you and your partner are invited to a new faculty reception from 4 - 6 p.m. at the President's residence at the corner of Loomis St. and University Ave.

Hosted by: President John Bravman and Prof. Wendelin Wright

Library Open House

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Drop in and learn about library service and resources for teaching and scholarship in 25 Bertrand Library.

University Reception

Sunday, Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m., following Student Convocation in Elaine Langone Center (Terrace Room)

Provost and Deans' Reception

Friday, Aug. 24, 4:30 - 6:30 pm in 213 Elaine Langone Center (Walls Lounge)

First Faculty Meeting

Tuesday, Sept 4, noon - 1 p.m. in 272 Elaine Langone Center (Forum). New faculty members are introduced at the first faculty meeting of the year. Meetings continue regularly throughout the academic year.


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