Summer Session

Summer Management Institute on Malesardi Quad

Your curiosity doesn't stop in the summer. That's why Bucknell offers a six-week Summer Session of full- and half-credit* Bucknell courses and independent study experiences. Open to current and incoming Bucknell students, high school students and students attending other colleges, Summer Session is perfect for those looking to feed their curiosity and explore their world. When you are ready to register for a class, use the link titled "Register for Summer Session" to proceed to the registration page. Then find the scenario that best describes your affiliation with Bucknell University under the section titled "Registration Forms."

*Note: One Bucknell credit is the equivalent of four credit hours at many schools.


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Summer Session Details

During Summer Session, you can:

  • Take classes in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering and Freeman College of Management.
  • Engage in one of the credit-bearing independent study experiences offered by some academic departments. Contact your department for details.

Summer Session courses are open to current Bucknell students and visiting scholars, including students of other schools and adults seeking continuing education. Registration for summer classes may require approval from the course instructor.


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Important Dates

  • Registration Deadline

  • Summer Session Begins

  • Drop/Add Deadline

  • Juneteenth observed – no classes

  • Withdrawal Deadline (with dean’s permission)

  • Independence Day observed – no classes

  • Summer Session Ends

Two students walking on Malesardi Quad at Bucknell University

Summer Student Resources

As a student on campus during the summer, you'll have access to many of the same resources and opportunities you'll find during the academic year, although some offices may be closed, have limited hours or operate differently during the summer. Bucknell has compiled resources to help you navigate your summer on campus.

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