Congratulations, 2018 Parents!

Honor your graduate and their accomplishments by making a gift to Bucknell. You can choose to make a gift in honor of a faculty or staff member who has made an impact on your student at Bucknell. This may be a professor, a coach, a campus employee or a fellow student.

Make a gift this year and receive a “B Proud” pin to wear during Commencement. Pins will be available for pickup upon arrival for Commencement Weekend.

All About the Class of 2018


Commencement Ceremony

Commencement for the class of 2018 will be held on the Malesardi Quadrangle on Sunday, May 20, beginning at 10 a.m.

Registration for Commencement Weekend events will open in March 2018. Tickets are not required for Commencement if held outside on Malesardi Quad.

Class Profile
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Learn more about the profile of the Class of 2018 based on their data as incoming students.

Learn more about the profile of the Class of 2018 based on their data as incoming students.

Class of 2018 Profile

First-year Common Reading

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Tense and possibly American, you encounter a bearded stranger at a cafe in Lahore. His name is Changez. He left behind a high-flying career and love affair in New York. And night has begun to fall.

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Imagine What Your Gift Could Do


$50


BU graduates celebrating commencement.
Your gift could provide:

  • student travel expenses to conduct research at a local site
  • one musical score for the Music Library
  • one day's wages for an engineering student worker

$100


Orientation Leaders plan all year for the arrival of the incoming class.
Your gift could enhance student life by providing:

  • supplies for an international cooking class at 7th Street Studio
  • one Common Ground scholarship
  • bagel brunch for 40 students at Berelson Center

$250


Faculty and student collaboration
Your gift could celebrate arts and performance by providing:

  • paints for an entire art class for one semester
  • one cross-cut mitre saw to build theatre sets
  • a semester's worth of chemicals for the photography lab

$500


Bucky flys the flag at a Homecoming game
Your gift could provide Bison Athletics with:

  • one video camera for baseball team analysis
  • two goals for the women's lacrosse program
  • one season's worth of strings and grips for tennis teams

$1,000


Sophmore Career Fair
Your gift could provide the Career Development Center with:

  • bus transportation for students to attend a career fair

$2,500


classroom
Your gift could provide University resources like:

  • two laptop computers for the library equipment area
  • one large-format digital printer for the Department of Art & Art History
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