What is a Bucknell Legacy?

A Bucknell legacy is a descendant of a Bucknell alumnus/a. This relationship would include parents and stepparents, grandparents and stepgrandparents, great-grandparents, ... etc.

If you are an alumnus/a with children, let us know. Descendants of Bucknell alumni have access to special programs and events like those listed below.

Legacy Program FAQs

Legacy Program Events:

Chips Off the Ol' BlockChips Off the Ol' Block

for legacy families

This year, Bucknell University welcomes 76 Chips Off the Ol' Block to walk the same path of distinction as their parents, grandparents or great-grandparents. Check out the list of our newest legacy first-year students. 

Class of 2018

Legacy families are invited to receptions celebrating the accomplishments of their students.
› Information and registration for Chips Off the Ol' Block


Begin the JourneyBegin the Journey

for 8th and 9th graders

An introduction to college life for young high school students through speakers, activities and interaction with current Bucknell students.
› Information and registration for Begin the Journey


College Admissions WorkshopCollege Admissions Workshop

for rising juniors and rising seniors

Our admissions staff and visiting experts offer a variety of instructional programming that assists families in the college search and application process.
› Information and registration for College Admissions Workshop 


College Admissions Forum

for high school juniors

Staffed by members of the admissions office and guest speakers, this half-day forum provides you with timely presentations and information on various segments of the college search.
› Information and registration for College Admissions Forum


Legacy Program eventsBucknell Today — A Reunion Admissions Session

for high school students and their families

A preview of Bucknell's programs, opportunities, and the admissions process. How selective is Bucknell in the admissions landscape? Is it different for legacy students? High school students and their parents are invited to this engaging session.
› Information and registration for Bucknell Today

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