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Want to visit but don't know how to get started? Check out all the different ways you can visit and our Visitation Calendar.

Visiting the Lewisburg Area


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Let us help you navigate your way across campus!

Campus Map

Let us help you navigate your way across campus!

Campus Map

Where to Eat

On Campus: You can eat on campus at our main dining hall, Bostwick Cafeteria, at our a la carte venue, the Bison or grab a coffee and snack at 7th Street Café or the Bertrand Library Café.

Off Campus: Eating off campus is a great way to get to know the town of Lewisburg and the Susquehanna Valley.

Ways to Visit


A Day in the Life

Are you a high school senior who wants to see what a typical day at Bucknell is like? Attend a class, meet faculty, have lunch with a current student and take a personalized campus tour.

Two Weeks' Notice

You'll need to be a high school senior and give us two weeks' notice to take part in A Day in the Life, so plan ahead and schedule by calling Admissions at 570-577-3000.

Preview Session


Preview Session

Learn about life at Bucknell, facts and stats, the application process and financial aid from one of our admissions counselors and then take a campus tour with a current student. You and your family are welcome and should plan on spending around two hours on campus.

Call for an Appointment

You'll need an appointment to attend a Preview Session and can schedule by calling Admissions at 570-577-3000.

Campus Tours


Campus Tour

Bucknell is beautiful and has exceptional facilities. Your guide will show you campus, share a student perspective and answer your questions about life inside and outside the classroom.

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FACILITIES TOURS: If you want to get a more in-depth look at specific campus facilities, you can take a tour highlighting the Arts, Engineering, the Sciences, and Athletics.

Facilities Tour

FACILITIES TOURS: If you want to get a more in-depth look at specific campus facilities, you can take a tour highlighting the Arts, Engineering, the Sciences, and Athletics.

Group Tours

If you would like to visit with a group of 10 or more, we are happy to arrange a special tour.

Plan Ahead!

You will need to make arrangements at least 10 days in advance of the requested tour date. Start by filling out our Group Tour Request Form.

Group Tour Request Form

Lunch Visit


Lunch Visit

Meet a current student for lunch at Bucknell's main dining hall, Bostwick Cafeteria. You'll eat, have a casual conversation and experience everyday student life.

Lunch visits are for prospective students only, but your family or other guests can have lunch in the Bison (our a la carte facility) or in downtown Lewisburg. Feel free to ask for suggestions at the Admissions office.

Call One Week Ahead

You'll need to give us at least one week's notice to arrange a lunch visit, so plan ahead and schedule by calling Admissions at 570-577-3000.

Other Visiting Options


Arts & Humanities Open House

Are you interested in literature, history, philosophy, writing, languages, performance and visual arts or culture?

Then this summer Open House, which will take place on Friday, August 15 is for you.

Learn more

Fall Open Houses

Fall Open HousesVisit campus this fall and talk directly with students, faculty, and staff about the University. Attend an open house to find out what life is really like at Bucknell. Hear about our expectations and atmosphere. Learn about the possibilities that await you after you graduate.

Learn more

A Note on Interviews

We don't conduct interviews as part of the application process. The campus visit is your opportunity to interview us – to become familiar with campus and ask questions of Admissions counselors, students and faculty members. If you have questions or need more information before or after your visit, we are happy to talk with you via phone or email.

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