An academy “to teach the youth the elements of a classical education” was established in Bloomsburg in 1839. The academy continued until 1856 when it was reorganized as Bloomsburg Literary Institute. A building – now known as Carver Hall in memory of Henry Carver, the first principal – was erected in 1867 and, today, is the university’s landmark and home to offices of the president and provost.
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Being active in campus life enables you to adjust quickly to college and living on your own for the first time, as well as helps you make good choices and establish a solid foundation here and in life after graduation.
Good health is an integral part of your Bloomsburg University experience. Health insurance is important to safeguard your health and to protect you from financial loss when medical care is required outside of the Student Health Center.
As the university on the hill, Bloomsburg University overlooks the Town of Bloomsburg and is situated a few hundred yards from the community's business district with Bloomsburg Hospital across the street from a cluster of residence halls.
With more than 250 student clubs and organizations, there’s a group just for you — ranging from community service, faith, the arts, business, entertainment and athletics.
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