Virtual Welcome Center

Bucknell University campus in spring.

Welcome to Bucknell's Virtual Welcome Center. We are glad you're here and thank you for taking a closer look at Bucknell.

We know nothing replaces the magic of walking through our picturesque campus, exploring our engaging learning spaces and meeting face to face with our innovative professors. But until you're ready to visit in person, we've built this Virtual Welcome Center so you can explore Bucknell — anytime, anywhere.

Think of it as our Admissions lobby, right on your screen. On this page, you'll find:

  • The same collection of informative Admissions materials found in our actual lobby, digitized for your convenience
  • Links to other eye-opening ways to explore Bucknell, including the Bucknell Virtual Experience and our interactive campus map
  • Some of our favorite Bucknell videos
  • Photo galleries of campus and student events
  • Quotes and brief bios of our student ambassadors — all of whom are standing by to answer your questions

Learn about in-person and virtual visits

Watch Our Video Preview Session

Creating an Inclusive, Equitable Community booklet

Expanding Access

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Creating equitable access to higher education provides a richer educational experience for all students.

Bucknell's admissions team has been sharpening outreach efforts to make high-achieving students from wide-ranging backgrounds more aware of Bucknell and what it has to offer.

Just as critical: We are creating a cohesive network of resources to ensure that once students are here, they want to stay.

Read about Bucknell's commitment

Virtual Campus Tour Map

Picture Yourself Here

Virtual Campus Tour

Get a bird's-eye view of the Bucknell campus and then zoom in for a closer look. You'll learn what's inside Bucknell's iconic buildings through helpful text, stunning photos and informative videos.

Begin exploring

Meet a Student Ambassador

Our student ambassadors represent all three colleges, a dozen different states and a range of student groups and organizations. They're ready to answer your questions about Bucknell.

To contact a student with your questions about Bucknell, email askastudent@bucknell.edu.

Admissions Advice, in a Podcast

College Admissions Insider

Listen to College Admissions Insider, the podcast that delivers helpful strategies for each stage of your college search. Guests include experts in Bucknell's Office of Admissions, but the advice is designed for students interested in any school. New episodes drop every two weeks. Available everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Listen now

Questions about Bucknell Admissions?

Review our FAQs

Video Series: Navigating Your College Search

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