For Current Students

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If you're here, you're curious — and motivated to pursue your interests wherever they lead. Bucknell is here to support you in following your interests in the classroom and beyond as you chase the next big discovery, connect with your community and pursue your passion for learning.

Learn more about how we can help, the opportunities available to you and your responsibilities in the links below.

The College Core Curriculum

The College Core Curriculum is a common set of required courses to help students understand the links between academic disciplines and prepare them to apply the skills, knowledge and sense of responsibility they have gained to new settings and complex problems.

Learn the requirements below:

For Students in the College of Arts & Sciences or Freeman College of Management

For Students in the College of Engineering

Writing Across the Curriculum

One of the academic experiences that unites all Bucknell students, regardless of school or major, is the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, known as the Writing Program. The Writing Program at Bucknell encompasses all courses across the entire curriculum that qualify toward the writing requirement, from English to sociology to biology and engineering.

Explore the Writing Program

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

For many Bucknell students, their most meaningful academic experiences are the research projects they undertake with faculty mentors. Bucknell provides many opportunities for students to get involved in research, starting the summer before their first semester and continuing through all four years.

Explore opportunities and get funding

Technology for Students in Need

Students with financial need who face difficulty accessing reliable technology can apply for assistance through the Technology for Students in Need program.

Technology for Students in Need