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


Athletics


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


Dining Services


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


Housing Services


Humanities Center


Human Resources


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


Investment Office


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


Writing Center

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