Move-in Day for First-year Students

You should arrive on Wednesday, Aug. 17 between 8 a.m.-noon. Go directly to your building for move-in.

If you are traveling to Bucknell from a great distance, early move-in is available on Tuesday, Aug. 16 , from 1-4 p.m. Go to 126 Vedder Hall.

International students should arrive on Thursday, Aug. 11. Check in with International Student Services in 064 Elaine Langone Center.

Questions?

Contact Housing Services at 570.577.1195 or housing@bucknell.edu.

2016-17: Move-In, Breaks and Closings


FALL CHECK-IN

Upperclass Students

  • Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016
    from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (in 126 Vedder Hall)
  • Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016
    from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (in 126 Vedder Hall)
aerial view of smith hall

BREAKS

To request permission to stay in your room during a break period, you are REQUIRED to pre-register with Residential Education. 

Fall Break

  • At 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016,
    campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016,
    campus housing opens.

Thanksgiving Break

  • At 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, 2016,
    campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016,
    campus housing opens.

Spring Break

  • At 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017,
    campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Sunday, March 19, 2017,
    campus housing opens.

CLOSINGS

Winter Closing

  • At noon on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016,
    campus housing closes.
  • At noon on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017,
    campus housing opens.

May Closing

  • At noon on Friday, May 12, 2017,
    campus housing closes. All students who are not graduating are expected to vacate their rooms by this time.
  • By Sunday, May 14, 2017,
    students staying for summer programs must be pre-registered and must move to temporary housing. (Keys will be available starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13.)
  • By 10 a.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017,
    all students required to stay due to Commencement activities must vacate their rooms.
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