Multicultural Student Services supports students from racially underrepresented groups and provides cross-cultural learning opportunities for the entire campus community. We focus on advocacy, leadership development, global literacy and civic engagement, and we aim to foster a campus climate that recognizes, appreciates and shares a mutual understanding and respect for all cultures.

Opportunities & Programs

Bucknell University is an institution that values justice and celebrates culture through co-curricular activities, skill-building workshops and academics.

Civil Rights Alternative Spring Break Trip

This is your opportunity to explore the ongoing legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. Join faculty and staff leaders and investigate historic sites, museums, colleges and archives. Meet with key historical players of the movement and get access to special behind-the-scenes tours.

Student and faculty/staff leaders will investigate historic sites, museums, colleges and archives, interact with key historical players of the movement, and receive special behind-the-scenes tours. Students will partner with various community-based, national and/or civic organizations, serving a variety of local constituents.

While considering current conditions of inequality, students will gain an insight on the historical events and policies which shaped our world today, cultivate an appreciation for civic duty and develop a commitment to preserving important principles of our heritage.

Applications are available in the fall and due in December.

T.E.A.M. Mentoring Program

The T.E.A.M. Mentoring Program is a yearlong experience for first-year or transfer students from underrepresented backgrounds. T.E.A.M. partners first-year student scholars with an upperclass peer mentor to establish a supportive relationship and aid their transition to Bucknell.

Learn more about the program

The Edward McKnight Brawley Fund

Named for Bucknell's first African American student, Class of 1875, the Edward McKnight Brawley Fund supports a range of student activities, including research projects, workshops, internships and study abroad.

Learn more and apply

The UnHerd Series

UnHerd is an educational outreach series sponsored by Multicultural Student Services. Each workshop teaches tangible skills, like how to respond when someone says you're being racist and how to effectively incorporate intersectional perspectives in your teaching.

Explore the UnHerd Series

Contact Details

Multicultural Student Services


59 Elaine Langone Center


08:30 a.m. - 04:30 p.m., Monday - Friday