Amy BadalAn outstanding residential environment is essential to Bucknell's academic and educational mission. Our residence halls are filled with student-led programming and initiatives, which create an appealing living environment and help our students develop as leaders. The social, academic and personal opportunities that flourish in these communities strengthen the entire undergraduate experience. — Amy Badal, Dean of Students

Rethinking Hearth and Home

Just as planned academic buildings seek to better integrate scholarly disciplines, improvements to the residential campus will better integrate academic and non-academic areas.

The South Campus Apartments opened in August 2015, adding 165,000 square feet of apartment-style living space for 344 juniors and seniors. The four residence halls and adjacent student commons are located near Bertrand Library and the new academic quad. These brand-new facilities allow more students to live on campus, deepening Bucknell's commitment to its residential learning environment.

Our last campaign resulted in significant improvements to student life on campus, including the McDonnell residence hall (2000) and the Kenneth Langone Athletic & Recreation Center (2003). Our new residential quad continues the University's investment in the finest living and learning spaces.

Related: A New Place to Call Home


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