6 a.m. - midnight
Breakfast and Lunch
Bostwick Dining Hall, Elaine Langone Center
The Dining Hall is now open regular hours. Eat at your convenience.
8 - 8:30 a.m.
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science in Education and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Group Meetings. You will meet with faculty in your respective departments to discuss degree requirements.
Animal Behavior: Biology 101
Biology: Gallery Theatre (ELC 301)
Cell Biology/Biochemistry: Rooke Chemistry 101
Chemistry: Rooke Chemistry 102
Computer Science: Dana Engineering 113
Economics and Mathematics: Coleman Hall 150
Geology/Environmental Geology: O'Leary 232
Mathematics: Olin Science 372
Neuroscience: Biology 22 Seminar Room
Physics: Olin Science 255
Accounting: Rooke Chemistry Auditorium 116
Global Management: Rooke Chemistry Auditorium 116
Managing for Sustainability: Rooke Chemistry Auditorium 116
Markets, Innovation & Design: Rooke Chemistry Auditorium 116
Early Childhood Education: Olin Science 451
Composition: Weis Music Building 116
Music Education: Weis Music Building 116
Performance: Weis Music Building 116
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Arts and Sciences Students Individual Adviser Appointments
If you are in the College of Arts & Sciences, you will have the opportunity to meet with your faculty adviser(s) individually. You will arrange an individual appointment with your Foundation Seminar adviser at the Group Meeting on Saturday morning. If you are in the BS or BMUS degree program, you will arrange your individual appointment at the Group Meeting. Be sure to check the Reminders in myBucknell for a link to your Academic Advising Sheet which contains information regarding your adviser assignment.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Course Schedule Changes - Arts & Sciences (including Management)
Students in the College of Arts & Sciences may make course schedule changes at this time. Only open courses may be added and written approval from your adviser is required. Students in the School of Management must obtain approval from your Management adviser.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Student Group Meetings with Engineering Advisers
If you are in the College of Engineering, you will meet with your faculty adviser as a group according to engineering major. (You will receive your course schedule at this time.)
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Declared Engineering Students
Biomedical Engineering: Prof. James Baish, Breakiron 264
Chemical Engineering: Prof. Jeffrey Cseernic, Dana Engineering 134
Civil & Environmental Engineering:
Prof. Michelle Meiler (A-L), Breakiron 65
Prof. Ronald Ziemian (M-Z), Breakiron 65
Environmental Engineering: Prof. Thomas DiStefano, Breakiron 65
Computer Science & Engineering: Prof. Brian King, Dana Engineering 132
Computer Engineering: Prof. Michael Thompson, Breakiron 366
Electrical Engineering: Prof. David Kelley, Breakiron 165
Prof. Charles Kim (A-L), Breakiron 165
Prof. Nathan Siegel (M-Z), Breakiron 165
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Undeclared Engineering Students
Prof. Christopher Mordaunt, Breakiron 165
Profe. Michelle Beiler & Ronald Ziemian, Breakiron 65
Prof. Margot Vigeant, Dana 134
Pro. Brian King, Dana 132
Prof. Joseph Hass, Breakiron 366
Associate Dean Karen Marosi, Danan 231
You are welcome to attend any department session at 9:30 a.m. for declared engineering students. However, if you are undeclared, you MUST attend your scheduled 10:30 a.m. session (Your location of this session can be found online in myBucknell).
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Pre-Law and Pre-Health Information Sessions
Any student interested in a profession in law or the health professions is welcome to attend one of these information sessions. Pre-law will meet in Arches Lounge, Elaine Langone Center, and Prehealth will meet in the Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center. If you have a conflict during this time, individual appointments will be available through the Career Development Center. Please call 570-577-1238 to set up an appointment with Dr. Alison Patterson (pre-health) or Dianne McDonald (pre-law).
Noon - 5 p.m.
Welcome to the Neighborhood: Lewisburg Day
The Lewisburg Downtown Partnership invites you to explore downtown Lewisburg. Downtown retailers welcome each first-year student with a small gift and restaurants offer an opportunity to sample the tastes of Lewisburg for free.
1- 4 p.m.
Course Schedule Changes - Engineering
Students in the College of Engineering may make course schedule changes during this time. (Also available Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1 - 4 p.m.)
4 - 5 p.m.
Presidential Fellows Welcome Reception
Traditional Reading Room , Bertrand Library
If you are an incoming Presidential Fellow, this is the time to learn about the logistics of the program and to meet other Presidential Fellows. Also, you will have a chance to talk with potential Mentors and hear about their projects.
4 - 5 p.m.
Dean's Scholars Welcome Reception
Weis Center Lobby
If you are a Dean's Scholar, this is a reception to meet the Deans and Associate Deans for the College of Arts & Sciences and Engineering. You will also have the opportunity to mingle with other Dean's Scholars, including upperclass scholars, and faculty.
5 - 9 p.m.
Welcome Back Barbecue and Activities Unlimited
Elaine Langone Center uphill lawn
(Rain location: Gerhard Fieldhouse, Kenneth G. Langone Athletics and Recreation Center)
Explore the over 150 student clubs and organizations Bucknell offers while enjoying a barbecue and sampling carnival foods such as cotton candy and snow cones. Challenge the inflatable games or have a caricature drawn. Activities Unlimited will be held from 5-7 p.m.
9 - 10 p.m.
'Ray for the Orange and the Blue
Sojka Pavilion, Kenneth G. Langone Athletics and Recreation Center
Paint yourself orange and blue before you head over to Sojka Pavilion to learn about Bucknell pride and spirit through this University tradition. You will learn the Alma Mater and our University fight song 'Ray Bucknell as you experience what it means to be a Bucknellian.
10:15 - 11:30 p.m.
Hypnotist Larry Volz
Do not miss the chance to see your classmates put under hypnosis. This program is guaranteed to make you laugh.
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