Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

What: Printing @ Bucknell

Printing is easy! You don’t need to bring your own personal printer to campus because printing is free and easy! Bucknell offers a service called Follow-Me Printing, which allows you to print from anywhere/any device and then pick up your printout from any Follow-Me Printer on campus. Learn more about Follow-Me Printing from For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or

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Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

What: Student Jobs on Campus

      Looking for a job on campus, but not sure where to go? The Bridge is an online tool sponsored by the Career Development Center that not only will help you explore future career and educational opportunities, but also features postings for available student jobs on Bucknell’s campus. The staff at the Career Development Center have put together a very helpful guide to get you started on The Bridge. Click here to access! Another great way to hear of openings across campus is from your friends and classmates! Once you arrive, start asking around as to what are popular openings or […]

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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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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

What: Finding your BUID

Eventually remembering your BUID will come naturally, but right now it’s probably something that you’re struggling to remember.  This number serves as your ID for many university access points, so you don’t want to leave it in a public place.  Where do you find it when you need it again? Glad you asked: To find your Bucknell ID number follow these steps: 1. Go to 2. On the left tool bar at the top, click where you see your picture (labeled Profiles and Accounts). 3. Under Personal Information you will see a section the says Bucknell ID. If you hover […]

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Microwave? Refrigerator? MicroFridge!

Whether you’ve started it or not, you’re probably going to have a long list of things to purchase and pack in preparation for arriving on campus in August. Bucknell has partnerships with a few vendors who might help make that task easier. You and your roommate will want to talk about whether or not you want to bring a microwave and/or refrigerator, and then you need to make sure they fit the residence hall requirements. (You can find that information and a packing list here.) Or – you might want to consider a MicroFridge.  A MicroFridge is a combination of […]

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

What: Bison Gatherings

What’s a Bison Gathering, and why should you go?  Easy!  A Bison Gathering is an opportunity for you get together with your soon-to-be-classmates, their families, some upperclass students, and Bucknell staff and alumni.  Not only will you meet some of your peers before arriving on campus, you and your family can ask questions related to New Student Orientation or Bucknell in general. Robert Fornshell, one of your Orientation Assistants, says, “Keep an open mind and ask questions about everything. You can learn so much through people who have experienced this before you.”  You have probably already met a lot of people […]

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

What? Wednesday: A new source of information for you

Hello Class of 2020! As you prepare for your first year at Bucknell you’ll have lots of questions, and everyone here is ready to provide you information. Maybe you don’t even know what questions to ask yet, or perhaps right now, you just want to finish your senior year of high school. Feeling both excited and overwhelmed is completely normal! This blog will serve as another resource for you, with a new post each day on a variety of topics. Today, Wednesday, is our first post, and each Wednesday will start with “What?” and will address your questions. You have […]

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