Welcome freshmen!

Welcome freshmen!

Congratulations you on your decision to attend Bloomsburg University. No doubt we made a good choice selecting you as a member of the Bloomsburg University community. Please take few minutes to consider a few choices that can help you get off to a great start.

First, we encourage all new freshmen to consider joining one of our Living and Learning Communities. You can learn more and make your choice at the link below. Learning Communities are a great way to jump-start your career at BU.

Second, please consider signing up for our University Seminar Course for Freshmen.

Third, please go to www.bloomu.edu/mycore to learn about Bloomsburg University’s new goal-focused, innovative general education program designed to provide you with the very best preparation your future. It is important that you understand the 10 MyCore goals and the way in which your courses and other experiences at Bloomsburg University help you achieve those goals.

As part of Bloomsburg University’s general education program, students are expected to demonstrate basic communication skills in a second language. Please visit the link below to learn about ways you can satisfy the language requirement.

And finally, although many of your courses will be selected for you based on your major, you need to let us know in advance if you wish to enroll in music lessons, join a music performance group or study a second language. There are links below that you can use to let us know of these interests.

Freshman Choices


  • Be sure to check your huskies email regularly for critical new freshman information