Other Key Dates

Bills for first semester available in B-bill at bucknell.edu/B-bill  on or about July 12
International Orientation
(required for international students)
Aug. 14
Optional pre-orientation programs Aug. 15
New Student Orientation Aug. 21
Annual Convocation Aug. 25
CLASSES BEGIN Aug. 26
Last Day to drop/add courses Sept. 6
Labor Day (classes are in session) Sept. 2
Family Weekend Sept. 27-29
Fall Recess begins – 5 p.m. Oct. 11
Fall Recess ends – 8 a.m. Oct. 16
Homecoming Weekend Oct. 4-5
Registration for spring semester begins Nov. 4
Thanksgiving Recess begins - 5 p.m. Nov. 22
Thanksgiving Recess ends - 8 a.m. Dec. 2
CLASSES END Dec. 10
Reading Period begins Dec. 11
Final Examinations begin Dec. 12
Final Examinations/Reading Period ends Dec. 19

Curious about future semesters? Explore the 4-yr Academic & Planning Calendar.