Capitalize principal words in the official names of University administrative offices, divisions, initiatives, etc. For informal uses, such as president's office, do not capitalize.
Examples: Office of the Provost, provost's office, Institute for Leadership in Technology & Management, the institute.
When using acronyms, always spell out the full name of the office on first reference.
Example: The Bucknell Professional Network (BPN) connects Bucknell alumni with one another for career development and enrichment purposes. BPN hosts alumni gatherings around the country.
The official names of University divisions, offices, centers, institutes and initiatives are listed below, followed by their appropriate acronym where applicable.
Office of Accessibility Resources
Office of Alumni Relations
Berelson Center for Jewish Life
Bucknell Career Connect
Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment BCSE on second reference
Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning BILL on second reference
Bucknell Institute for Public Policy BIPP on second reference
Bucknell Fabrication Institute B-Fab on second reference
Bucknell Nutrition Initiative Program BNIP on second reference
Bucknell Professional Network BPN on second reference
Bucknell Program for Undergraduate Research PUR on second reference
Bucknell Student Health
Bucknell University Business Pitch Competition BizPitch on second reference
Bucknell University Entrepreneurs Incubator Also known as Startup Lewisburg
Bucknell University Intelligence Program
Bucknell University Press
Campus Activities & Programs Also known as the CAP Center
Career Development Center Avoid using the CDC acronym, except in multiple references, as it may be confused with other organizations.
Office of the Chaplains & Religious Life
Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Gender CSREG on second reference
The China Institute at Bucknell University
Classroom & Event Technology Support
Counseling & Student Development Center
Digital Communications & Web Development
Digital Scholarship Center DSC on second reference
Office of Civic Engagement
Division of Communications
Office of Development & Alumni Relations Do not abbreviate as DAR in external communications.
Office of Facilities
Office of Financial Aid
Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center Falls under the Geisinger Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute, which may be abbreviated ADMI
Office of the General Counsel
Griot Institute for Africana Studies
Institute for Leadership in Technology & Management ILTM on second reference
Institute for Leadership in Sustainable Technology ILST on second reference
Office of Institutional Research & Planning
Intercultural Equity & Advocacy A network of offices that assists the Bucknell Community in becoming a more inclusive and supportive educational environment. Consists of the Office of the Chaplains & Religious Life, International Student Services, the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer Resources, Multicultural Student Services and the Women's Resource Center.
International Student Services ISS on second reference
Keen Winter Interdisciplinary Design Experience K-WIDE on second reference
Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer Resources
Library & Information Technology L&IT on second reference
Multicultural Student Services MSS on second reference
Operations & Management Group
Office of the President
President's Diversity Council
President's Sustainability Council
Office of the Provost
Office of Publications, Print & Mail
Public Safety Public Safety officers are sworn law enforcement officers. They are not security guards and should not be referred to by that term or any variation of it.
Office of Sponsored Projects
Division of Student Affairs
Office of Recreation Services
Office of the Registrar
Office of Religious Life
Small Business Development Center SBDC on second reference
Special Collections/University Archives
Stadler Center for Poetry
Startup Lewisburg Also known as the Bucknell University Entrepreneurs Incubator
Teaching & Learning Center TLC on second reference
Women's Resource Center
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