Friday, August 19th, 2016

Fact: Bucknell Copyright Policy

It is important to know your rights and responsibilities on Bucknell’s campus. Please see below for Bucknell’s Copyright Policy as you connect to Bucknell’s networks and live on campus! The unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including through peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject you to criminal and civil penalties.  Peer to peer file sharing technology is not, itself, illegal; however, what you share and how you share it may violate copyright law.  Both uploading and downloading files can pose issues under the law.  Therefore, please be careful and do your research when obtaining copyrighted material.  Sites that are copyright compliant include iTunes […]

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Friday, August 12th, 2016

Fact: Connecting to Wireless!

Congratulations on joining the Bucknell community! As a new Bucknell student, you are not a guest!  When you connect your devices to the wireless network, choose bucknell.edu!  The bucknell_guest network is for parents, visitors, and … guests! Learn more about connecting to the bucknell.edu wireless network: Which wireless network should I use? For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu.

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Friday, August 5th, 2016

Fact: The Counseling & Student Development Center

The Counseling & Student Development Center (CSDC) is located in the newly constructed Graham Building. Read below for some facts about the CSDC and about your transition to college! The Counseling & Student Development Center (CSDC) website offers creative ideas for taking care of yourself. Self-help is all about helping or improving yourself. There are many different ways to engage in self-help activities – including meditation, exercise, breathing, being mindful, and educating yourself – check out our site to find strategies that work for you. While you’re getting ready for the big move to campus, keep in mind that mental health is a key part of […]

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Friday, July 8th, 2016

Fact: AlcoholEdu and Medical Forms

Hello everyone and happy weekend! Two quick announcements – 1.) If you haven’t sent in your completed medical records yet, please get those on their way as soon as possible. Remember that you will not be able to move into your room in August until your records are on file. If you have already sent them – thank you! – the staff at Bucknell Student Health will review them and let you know if they need anything else. 2.) There has been some confusion about AlcoholEdu and the requirement to complete the course before arriving. The original posting on your “To Do” […]

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Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Think About: First-Year Reading

We’re taking a break from our normal schedule of postings because we know that many of you have received Loving Day and are anxious to get started! In the next few days you will see additional information in the Reminders section of your myBucknell regarding where and how to upload your essay.  In the meantime, you can start reading with this essay prompt in mind: “It could be argued that a longing for home is the driving force behind Loving Day’s narrative.  Choose a character – Warren, Tal, Tosh or Spider – and consider the role racial identity plays in the way […]

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Friday, June 24th, 2016

Fact: Reminder to Submit Your Medical Records

Have you submitted your medical records yet? Yes?  Great!  The staff at Bucknell Student Health is reviewing your form and will notify you if they need anything else. No?  Click here to review the required documents, and submit your information as soon as possible.  Completed health records are required in order for you to move into your residence hall in August. If you have questions, please call Bucknell Student Health weekday mornings at 570-577-1401.

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Friday, June 17th, 2016

Fact: Pre-Orientation Deadline TODAY

Are you interested in a pre-orientation program?  The deadline to apply for BLINK, BuckWild, and ArtsFirst is today (June 17).  If you’re still considering, you can read about all the pre-orientation programs here.  Please note, if you are an international student, you must attend International Student Orientation during these dates.  

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Friday, June 10th, 2016

Fact: June 15 Deadlines

June 15 is a major deadline for many items on your To Do List. In case you’ve forgotten, we have a summary for you: The Housing Questionnaire can be found here.  Remember that completing this honestly and accurately will assist the University in placing you with a roommate and residential community. Ready to select your fall courses?  Start here.  If you are in the College of Arts & Sciences, including the School of Management, you must have already met with your SAC.  If you are in the College of Engineering, you  must have already completed the steps found here. Upload […]

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Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Fact: Housing Questionnaire

Your Housing Questionnaire is not due until June 15, but if you take a look at your checklist, you’ll notice that there are quite a few things due that same day!  This is a great one to knock off your list. Remember to answer these questions realistically – if you’re a night owl who likes to listen to music while studying, don’t try to recreate yourself into a morning lark who studies in silence.  The information you provide will assist the Housing and Residential Education staff in matching you with a roommate.  Also remember that there are other factors to your […]

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Friday, May 27th, 2016

Fact: To Do List

You may be feeling like there are a lot of things to accomplish before arriving on campus in August.  We’re going to do our best to make it easy for you!  On the Class of 2020 page, you’ll see a complete “To Do” list, and every Friday, we’ll post reminders and updates on the blog.  If you have a question, you can always email orientation@bucknell.edu or use your “Ask James and Suzie” gadget on myBucknell.    

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