Relocation Information

In general, Bucknell University does not expect to provide housing for any faculty or staff member. The University encourages the use of the local rental market and, for those who are able and interested, encourages individual home ownership by permanent members of the staff — both through general provision of information as well as through the mortgage guarantee program.

If you will be relocating and need assistance, Bucknell provides new employees with a free online resource to simplify the process. You can find more information here.

Mortgage Guarantee Program

The University will guarantee mortgage loans made by local banks for the purchase of a primary residence in the Lewisburg area up to 20% of appraised value or sale price (whichever is lower). Potential buyers must be moving into the area from a distance of 50 miles or more, and must apply for the mortgage guarantee program within five years of their date of employment. Banking regulations require a 5% down payment.

For more information, consult the Finance Office at

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