New Students

Required New Student Orientation and Course Planning Sessions

Now that you’ve applied to Bucks, please follow the next steps toward beginning your Bucks experience:

Step 1:  If you haven’t already done so, complete Placement Testing or receive Testing Waivers.

  • Students must complete placement testing or have testing waived before they attend the New Student Orientation and Course Planning Session(s). 
  • Note:  If you are transferring to Bucks from another institution, email your transcript to to determine your eligibility for testing waivers.

Step 2:  Make an appointment for the required New Student Orientation and Course Planning sessions.

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  • Note:  Students who have a prior college degree may set up an appointment for an advising  and course planning session with an Educational Planning Advisor, in lieu of the New Student Orientation. Please call 215-968-8031 to set up your appointment.

Questions?  Contact the Advising and Transfer Center at 215.968.8031 or email