Move-in Day for First-year Students

You should arrive on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 between 8 a.m. and noon. Go directly to your building for move-in.
If you are traveling to Bucknell University from a great distance, early move-in is available on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Go to the Housing Services & Residential Education Office, located at 126 Vedder Hall.

International Students should arrive on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Check in with International Student Services, located in 064 Elaine Langone Center.

Questions? Contact Housing Services at 570-577-1195 or housing@bucknell.edu

2019-2020:  Move-In, Breaks, and Closings

Fall Check-In:

Upperclass students can check in at their housing hubs starting on August 24, 2019.

Saturday, August 24:

  • You can check in at your hub from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • From 4:00 – 9:00 p.m., you can go directly to the Housing Services & Residential Education Office, located at 126 Vedder Hall.
  • **No keys after 9:00 p.m.**

Sunday, August 25:

  • You can check in at your hub from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • From 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., you can go directly to the Housing Services & Residential Education Office, located at 126 Vedder Hall.
  • **No keys after 7:00 p.m.**

Housing Services & Residential Education Offices will reopen on Monday, August 26 at 8:30 a.m.


Hub Locations:

Roberts Hall Front Patio
(Rain location:  Roberts Lobby)

  • For Roberts Hall, Trax Hall, Kress Hall, Gateways, and Corner House

Harris Hall Quad
(Rain location:  Harris Ground Floor Lounge)

  • For Larison Hall, Larison Cottage, Harris Hall, Hunt Hall, 64 University Avenue, 23 University Avenue, 400 St. George Street, 7th Street House, Edwards House, Hulley House, Leiser House, Galloway House, Taylor Street House, Martin House, and Carey House

MODS (Bucknell West)  Outside of Mod 22
(Rain location:  Inside Mod 22’s Laundry Room)

  • For Mods/Buckne
    ll West

South Campus Apartments Center Quad Area
(Rain location:  Building 4 Lounge)

  • For South Campus Apartments, Swartz Hall, McDonnell Hall, Delta Upsilon, Lambda Chi Alpha, Kappa Delta Rho, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and Tower House

BREAKS

To request permission to stay in your room during a break period, you are REQUIRED to pre-register on myHome.

Fall Break

  • At 5:00 pm on October 11, 2019, campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, campus housing opens.

Thanksgiving Break

  • At 5:00 pm on Friday, November 22, 2019, campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Sunday, December 1, 2019, campus housing opens.

Spring Break

  • At 5:00 pm on March 6, 2020, campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Sunday, March 15, 2020, campus housing opens.

CLOSINGS:

Winter Closing

  • At noon on Friday, December 19, 2019, campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Saturday, January 11, 2020, campus housing opens.

May Closing

  • At noon on Thursday, May 7, 2020, campus housing closes.  All students who are not graduating are expected to vacate their rooms by this time.
  • By noon on Sunday, May 10, 2020, students staying for summer programs must be pre-registered and move to summer housing assignments.  (Keys will be available starting at noon on Friday, May 8, 2020.)
  • By 10:00 am on Monday, May 18, 2020, all graduating seniors and students who were required to stay for Commencement activities must vacate their rooms.