Housing at Bucknell
Bucknell offers student housing in a variety of settings: traditional residence halls, apartment-style facilities, small house communities (which include both special interest houses and theme houses), substance-free or quiet housing, as well as off-campus housing. Bucknell guarantees housing for all four years. Housing is managed by the Office of Housing Services.
All first-year students live on floors with other first-year students.
Bucknell continually renovates its residence halls to make them a welcoming place for students during their years at Bucknell. From traditional residence hall rooms to apartment-style living, the university offers a variety of housing options to students.
Students may apply to join one of eight "Residential Colleges" where they take a class and join in discussions built around a college’s specific interest — arts, environmental, global, languages and cultures, science, society and technology, social justice, and humanities.
Students who want to live with others who share their interests can apply to live in an Affinity House or Hall. The only affinity housing option available to first-year students is Substance-Free Housing, but students in higher class years can propose new themes (or renew themes) every year.
Some students appreciate an environment with fewer distractions and a 24-hour quiet atmosphere.
All undergraduate students are required to live on campus in a University-owned facility or University-related fraternity house unless they receive formal approval to reside off campus or commute from home (with a parent or guardian in residence). Non-traditional-age students may live in a home or privately-owned rental unit.
Elaine Langone Center, Suite 207
Lewisburg, PA 17837