Policy Statements

Bucknell University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, or any characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and University policies.

In employment of both students and staff, Bucknell is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. The Affirmative Action Officer, 14 Cooley Hall (570-577-1632), is the designated coordinator for compliance with Commonwealth and federal regulations and requirements. Bucknell has designated a Title IX coordinator, adopted and disseminated a nondiscrimination policy, and has put grievance procedures in place to address complaints of discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities. The Title IX coordinator is located in Cooley Hall, Room 13, and can be reached at titleIX@bucknell.edu, 570-577-1554.

Certain academic programs operate with enrollment limits. Admission to the University, to a college, to a degree program, or to a major does not guarantee enrollment in any individual course, transfer from one college to another, or registration in any particular degree program or declaration of a particular major. Registration in or transfer from one degree program to another, or declaration of a major, is authorized only with the approval of the University consistent with University policy through the academic deans. The University reserves the right to cancel or limit enrollment in any individual course.

The contents of this Catalog do not establish a contract between a student or prospective student and Bucknell University. The University reserves the right to modify the requirements for admission and graduation and the contents of this catalog at any time; to amend any regulation or policy affecting the student body; and to dismiss from the University any student if it is deemed by the University to be in its best interest or in the best interest of the student. The University further reserves the right to modify course delivery methods or to close the campus in the interest of health and safety and/or to comply with government directives.