Graduation & Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements in order to graduate from Bucknell. Additional information on undergraduate degree requirements can be obtained by contacting specific departments or by contacting the dean of the appropriate college: Arts & Sciences, Engineering or Freeman College of Management.

College of Arts & Sciences

Minimum number of course credits: 32.0 
Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.00
Minimum cumulative GPA in major: N/A

Freeman College of Management

Minimum number of course credits: 32.0
Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.00
Minimum cumulative GPA in major: N/A

College of Engineering 

Minimum number of course credits: 34.0
Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.00
Minimum cumulative GPA in major: 2.00

College of Engineering 5-year dual degree programs

Minimum number of course credits: 42.0
Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.00
Minimum cumulative GPA in major (engineering major only): 2.00

Academic Progress Reports

Undergraduate students can check their degree progress online using their Academic Progress Report, which is also available via the BANNER Web area in myBucknell.

Applying to Graduate

You may apply to graduate using the Banner student self-service graduation Application. 

Follow These Steps

  1. Log in to myBucknell and then select Banner Web from the Quick Links column.
    a. Select Student & Financial Aid
    b. Select Student Records
    c. Select Apply to Graduate

  2. Curriculum Term Selection Screen: Current term is shown. Press Submit.
  3. Curriculum Selection Screen: Select the check box next to Current Program. Press Continue.
  4. Graduation Date Selection Screen: Select your graduation date from the drop-down menu. Press Continue.
  5. Diploma Name Selection Screen: Select your current name from the drop-down menu. Press Continue.
  6. Diploma Name Selection Screen: Your first, middle (if provided), last name and suffix (if provided) are indicated on this screen. This is how your name will appear on your diploma. If you wish to make changes, you may do so now. Please note any change to your first or last name will require you to provide the registrar's office with valid documentation to verify the name as noted. Press Continue.
  7. Graduation Application Summary Screen: View the summary to ensure accuracy of your information. Press Submit Request.
  8. Graduation Application Signature Page: The message "Your graduation application has been submitted." Will appear followed by your BUID/1. The 1 simply indicates that this is the first application for this BUID.
  9. In the center of the lower blue box, you'll see a link to view graduation applications. Click on this link.
  10. Your Graduation Application will open, showing the information you confirmed while completing the application process.  Again, in the lower blue box area, you'll see a link to View Transcript. Click on this link.
  11. Display Transcript–Select Level Screen: Press Submit.
  12. Display Transcript Screen: Confirm your degree and major(s) are correct. If you believe something is in error, please follow the instructions below.

Once the application is submitted, any changes must be made by contacting:

April Dills, assistant registrar for degree audit 

Contact Details



Office of the Registrar
102 Marts Hall