Steps to Admission

For those who have been out of high school for a number of years, whether coming to Bucks for a certificate or degree or for your own personal enrichment.

1 Apply to Bucks. It's Free!

Apply Now

You must complete an application and obtain a student number as your first step.

2 Take Placement Tests

Testing Schedule

Have you received your student number? Then you're ready to take your assessment tests or receive exemptions/waivers.

3 Orientation Part I: Get Advised and Choose Your Classes

Make an Appointment

Have you taken your assessment tests or received an exemption/waiver?
Then you're ready to connect with an Educational Planning Advisor to choose your classes.

4 Orientation Part II: Set the Stage for Success

Reserve Your Seat

Have you made your advising appointment?  Then reserve your seat for Orientation Part II.  During this fun and interactive session, you will learn to successfully navigate through your first semester at Bucks, and beyond.

5 Orientation Part III: Attend a New Student Welcome Event

Reserve Your Seat

Have you reserved a seat for Part II?  Then reserve your seat for Part III now.  New Student Welcome Events are designed for new students to meet our departments and services face-to-face.

6 Pay Your Bill

Payment Options

You must pay your balance by its due date to avoid being dropped from your courses.