Driving Tour

Welcome to Bucknell University's Driving Tour, where you can explore campus from the comfort of your vehicle. Follow the maps below and listen as Carolyn, a Bucknell student from Buffalo, N.Y., shows you around campus.

Safety Reminders

We're glad you're here and ask that you follow these guidelines during your visit:

  • As you drive around, please follow all posted traffic and parking signs.
  • Our campus is very walkable, so please remain alert for pedestrians at all times.
  • In an emergency, call our Public Safety emergency line at 570-577-1111. If a response from an ambulance or fire company is needed, dial 911.

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Driving Tour Route Map

Campus Driving Tour Overview Map

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Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 1 Detail

Begin your tour by entering campus on Moore Avenue at U.S. Route 15. At the fork, turn right onto Dent Drive. Turn right into the visitor parking lot between the Weis Center for the Performing Arts and the football field (Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium). Once you're parked, press play on Stop 1.


Stop 1: Visitor Parking Lot near Weis Center

Visitor parking behind the Weis Center

Directions to Stop 2: Continue southeast along Christy Mathewson Drive, with the football stadium on your right. At the four-way stop, continue straight onto South Campus Drive. You'll pass the Bucknell University Farm on your right. Turn right just before the Orange and Blue "B" sculpture. Stop anywhere along this circle drive.

Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 2 Detail

Stop 2: South Campus Apartments

Exterior of South Campus Apartments

Directions to Stop 3: Continue around the circle until you arrive at the four-way stop at South Campus Drive and Strohecker Farm Lane. Continue straight onto Strohecker Farm Lane, which becomes Coleman Road. You'll pass the under-construction Management and Art & Art History building on your left. Pull over anywhere along Coleman Road.

Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 3 Detail

Stop 3: Academic West and Bertrand Library

Exterior of Academic West

Directions to Stop 4: Turn around and return to the four-way stop at Coleman Road and South Campus Drive. Turn left (north) onto South Campus Drive. Turn left on Seventh Street and continue to the Carnegie Building. Find a safe place to pull over here — before proceeding down the hill. We recommend you activate your hazard lights before playing stop 4.

Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 4 Detail

Stop 4: Outside Carnegie Building

Exterior of Carnegie Building

Directions to Stop 5: Continue along Seventh Street until you get to Dent Drive — about halfway down the hill. Turn left on Dent Drive and continue to the first parking lot you come to on the left. Enter the lot and find a visitor parking space.

Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 5 Detail

Stop 5: The Malesardi Quad

Malesardi Quad and Bertrand Library

Directions to Stop 6: Exit the parking lot and turn left (south) on Dent Drive. You'll pass Rooke Chapel on your right. Turn right on Moore Avenue and find a parking spot along Moore Avenue.

Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 6 Detail

Stop 6: KLARC and the Student Union

Exterior of the Elaine Langone Center

Directions to Stop 7: Continue along Moore Avenue to the four-way stop at Moore Avenue and Seventh Street. Head straight on Moore Avenue, which turns into Walker Street. At the stop sign at the end of Walker Street, turn right onto Loomis Street. Find a place to stop along Loomis Street with a view of the Grove on your right.

Campus Driving Tour Map - Stop 7 Detail. To downtown: Travel north on University Avenue to the stop sign, and take a slight left onto 3rd Street. Head down 3rd Street to Market Street, where you’ll find shops, restaurants and the three-story Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore.

Stop 7: The Grove

The Grove in the summer

The tour ends here, but some visitors may wish to check out downtown Lewisburg next. Continue on Loomis Street to the three-way stop sign and turn left on University Avenue. Travel north on University Avenue to the stop sign, and take a slight left onto 3rd Street. Head down 3rd Street to Market Street, where you'll find shops, restaurants and the three-story Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore.

Thank you for taking the Bucknell Driving Tour!

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