Admissions

Freas Hall

Freas Hall entrance

Welcome to Bucknell.

We're looking for curious and passionate students to join our community of explorers, artists and innovators. We'll take your entire experience into consideration when reviewing your application, and we'd like you to get to know us better as well.

Plan a visit, explore our majors and minors, and see how we'll take your education beyond the classroom.

When you have a question, please contact us. We're here to help.

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    We seek students with the drive to discover new truths and invent new possibilities. If this sounds like you, choose Bucknell.

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    Plan a Visit

    The best way to get to know Bucknell is to see it for yourself. Options for visiting include tours, open houses and a virtual tour.

In-person Visit Options

We're happy to announce that general in-person Admissions visits have resumed. Visits include an information session inside the Weis Center for the Performing Arts and/or a guided campus tour, which includes opportunities to enter four buildings on campus, including a residence hall.

We care about the health and safety of our visitors and staff and would like to remind you of the following visit guidelines:

  • Registration: Advance registration is required. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate unregistered guests during information sessions and tours. (For these visitors, we suggest our self-guided audio tour or driving tour.)
  • Location and parking: Once on campus, please park in a visitor-designated parking lot and make your way to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts (525 Weis Drive). Information sessions will be held in the spacious Weis Center, which will allow guests plenty of room to maintain social distancing.
  • Face covering policy: Please bring a face covering and plan to wear it while indoors, even if you are vaccinated. Bucknell University policies regarding face coverings are as follows: 
    • Outdoors: Face coverings are optional, regardless of your vaccination status 
    • Indoors: Face coverings are optional for fully vaccinated individuals unless social distancing is not possible; face coverings are required for unvaccinated individuals
  • Capacity: To promote the health and safety of student ambassadors, staff and guests, each tour will be small and socially distanced.

Learn more and register

Virtual Visits

Use the link below to learn about:

  • Virtual information sessions, hosted by an admissions counselor and current student(s) 
  • Guided virtual campus tours hosted by current students
  • Navigating Your College Search, our virtual summer series featuring insider tips to help you find and apply to the school of your dreams. Sessions are held every other Tuesday.

Schedule your virtual visit

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Contact Details

Office of Admissions

Location

One Dent Drive

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Varies
Sunday: Closed