Nutrition at Bucknell

Eating healthy in college impacts your well-being, daily life and studies. Bucknell's registered dietitian is an expert in the field and can provide guidance as students make the transition from home to campus, from continent to continent or on and off the playing field.

Our Services

Bucknell Nutrition Services offers individual nutrition assessments and therapy, along with a wide variety of programs that educate and help students maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Our Medical Nutrition Therapy program helps students manage their health and medical conditions through nutritional intervention. Nutrition therapy is the science of proper diet, lifestyle strategies and therapeutic nutrition intervention to correct nutritional insufficiencies, promote optimal health and prevent, manage or correct medical problems. Complementary nutrition therapy optimizes nutritional health in order to enhance medical care and treatment.

Nutritional Therapy for the Treatment of Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating

In the United States, as many as 10 million females and one million males are fighting a life and death battle with an eating disorder, such as anorexia or bulimia. Approximately 25 million more are struggling with binge eating disorder.

  • HEART (Healthy Eating And Referral Team)
    HEART is a multidisciplinary team created to help optimize your health and well-being when dealing with difficult issues surrounding disordered eating patterns, body image issues and/or exercise abuse. reaching out to one of HEART's providers to help you with your nutritional, medical, and/or physiological concerns is right at your fingertips.

Sports Specific Nutritional Therapy

Athletics is becoming increasingly competitive on every level. More and more emphasis is being placed on how well athletes perform. Nothing is more important to your ability to perform than good nutrition. Knowing when and what to eat can have an incredible impact on your performance. Eating the right foods helps you maintain a desirable body weight, helps to make you nutritionally sound and provides you with the energy needed to train daily. Without the right foods, even the best physical conditioning and expert coaching aren't enough. Good nutrition must be a key part of your training program if you are to succeed.

Contact Details

Bucknell Student Health


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 08:30 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.