New Student Advising

Welcome! Please follow these steps to begin your Bucks experience.

*"Current" Student appointments for spring registration have begun
*"New" and "Returning" student advising for Spring Registration begins November 7th.

1. Prep for Success

First, please complete these online modules that will provide an overview of the college and its resources to get you prepped for success at Bucks!

Prep for Success

2. Placement Testing

Next up, new students must complete placement testing or have testing waived.

Placement Testing
Testing Waivers

3. Schedule an Advising Appointment

Once you have gained access to your Bucks account, please book a New Student Advising Appointment here.

New Student Advising Session

New & Returning Students

Schedule Advising

What kind of student are you?

  • Studio Arts

    Students in the following majors must contact Susan Cafiero directly to schedule advising: Cinema Video Production, Fine Arts, Fine Woodworking, Graphic Design, Music, Multimedia & Digital Arts, and Photography.

    susan.cafiero@bucks.edu (215) 968-8088

  • Culinary Arts

    Students pursuing a degree or certificate in the Culinary Arts should contact the coordinator of that program, Chef John Angeline, for advising.

    john.angeline@bucks.edu (215) 504-8541

  • Fire Science

    Students pursuing a degree or certificate in Fire Science should contact the director of that program, Rob Freese, for advising.

    earl.freese@bucks.edu (215) 968-8190

  • Historic Preservation

    Students pursuing a certificate in Historic Preservation should contact the coordinator of that program, Prof. Matthew Metcalf, for advising.

    matthew.metcalf@bucks.edu (215) 968-8286

  • Seeking Academic Restart

    Academic Restart is designed for students who attended Bucks County Community College in the past and compiled an unsuccessful academic record. The Academic Restart Program provides eligible students with an opportunity to redirect their academic goals or to renew their college careers. Go to Academic Restart for details.




Advising Home

Academic advising is a service that all students are encouraged* to use in planning their course work.

*Advising is required to register for Fall & Spring Classes