If you've received your offer of admission to Bucknell's Class of 2021, congratulations!

Please join us for Admitted Student Open House on Saturday, April 22 to meet future mentors, make new friends and see up close how your life will be shaped by the countless opportunities you'll have to learn, create and connect at Bucknell. This is the first of many opportunities for us to get to know each other better in the months leading up to New Student Orientation.


Can't Wait to Get Here?

Attend a pre-orientation program. They are designed to help acclimate students and introduce them to fellow classmates, upperclass students and University administrators before orientation even begins.

Pre-Orientation Programs
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Join us for a Bison Gathering! It's a great way for incoming first-year students and their families to meet current Bucknell students, parents and alumni.

Join us for a Bison Gathering! It's a great way for incoming first-year students and their families to meet current Bucknell students, parents and alumni.

Bison Gatherings

Welcome back to campus, Bucknellians!

First-year Common Reading

Each year, Bucknell selects a common reading for the incoming class. New students discuss the book with each other, faculty members and staff at New Student Orientation.

The common reading for the Class of 2021 will be announced in March.

Check out some recent selections

Help us kick off Homecoming Weekend by sharing your #Bucknell spirit on social media using #BucknellNation on Oct. 21. The most creative photo will win a tailgate prize!

Get to Know Us

Student Stories

Ryan Frazier '16

Ask students what makes Bucknell special and they'll say their professors, classes, and friends. Ask them about themselves. They, too, make Bucknell special. And they all have amazing stories to tell.

Student Stories

First-Generation Stories

Many of Bucknell's faculty, staff and students, and even our president, John Bravman, became the first in their family to pursue a four-year college degree. Here they share their stories and encourage those who are considering their college options.

Check out our First-Generation videos
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See our beautiful campus from anywhere.

Virtual Tour

Be inspired to plan your first visit or remember how it feels to be on Bucknell's campus. From the beauty of Bucknell's Malesardi quad to the gorgeous architecture in the Rooke Science Building (be sure to look up!) to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts and our well-used athletics fields, this 360 degree tour is a great way to see yourself at Bucknell.

Start Touring!
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Faculty Stories

Stacy Mastrolia

Bucknell professors are teacher-scholars who share their passion for knowledge with students. They are mentors and collaborators on the road of intellectual discovery.

Faculty Stories

Alumni Stories

Theo Avgerinos '00

More than 50,000 strong, Bucknell alumni span the globe and are all linked by a common bond: memories of the Orange and Blue.

Alumni Stories

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.