Adult Learner Orientation

Welcome to the Husky Family

Congratulations on your decision to join the Husky Family! As an Adult Learner, we recognize you have important priorities that are accompanying your educational goals. Bloomsburg University is excited to partner with you in your path toward degree attainment.

Your first step as an Adult Learner Husky is to attend Adult Learner Orientation. Adult Learner Orientation will take place in August 2020. The official date, time, and location will be published soon!

Adult Learner Orientation is required for all students, and includes an opportunity to tour campus, get your student ID, and purchase your textbooks. Please contact the New Student Orientation Office with any questions.

Adult Orientation Resources

  • Student Email — It is very important you check your Huskies email account on a weekly basis as this is the ONLY way we will communicate with you. If you have a smartphone, sync it to your phone!
  • Student Health Center — All new students are required to complete online health forms. These include Consent for Treatment, Health History, TB Screening Questionnaire, Immunization Dates, Medical Insurance Information, and the Notice of Privacy Practices.
  • On-Campus Parking — Is regulated and strictly enforced by university police. Motorists are strongly encouraged to park in appropriate locations, obtain necessary permits, and follow posted rules to avoid almost certain parking citations and fines. The Permit Store, your one stop shop for registering your vehicle, purchasing your parking permit, and parking citation payment
  • Dining and Meal Plans — Look through menus, locations, meal plans and upcoming dining events.
  • MyHusky — Allows you to register for classes, pay bills, view and accept financial aid and provides other related services and information.
  • Academic Calendar — For complete semester information regarding semester start and end dates, university breaks, and enrollment details.
  • University Card Center — For information about your BU student ID.  Fill out this form prior to your arrival to expedite the process. 
  • University Bookstore — was established to provide books and supplies in a convenient, on-campus location for you at competitive prices.
  • Academic Advising — collaborates with students to ensure they are on track to complete requirements for their degree. Depending on your major, you will have different requirements. Contact the department of your major for more information about advising specific to your major!
  • Student Technology Support — has all the information you will need if you have any questions or experience any issues related to technology.
  • Map of Campus — Lost on campus? This will help you find exactly where you are wanting to go!
  • Financial Aid — We want your college education to be comprehensive, enjoyable and affordable. We're committed to assisting you in accessing effective financial aid resources and helping you financially plan your education for long-term success.
  • Office of the Registrar — is the central office for student scheduling and registration, as well as commencement, college transcripts, undergraduate degree clearance, enrollment verifications, military credits, transfer credits, changing of a major, or declaring a minor.
  • Placement Testing — We want to make sure you are starting with the right courses in reading, writing, and math.  This page describes your initial placements for those courses as well as your option to challenge placement into courses that you do not seem appropriate.  Placement testing occurs year round.