South Campus Apartments

South Campus Apartments outdoor area

Opened in 2015, the South Campus Apartments offer apartment-style living for seniors. These four residence halls include apartments of varying sizes and configurations with single bedrooms and shared kitchen and bath spaces. Buildings 1, 2, and 3 house senior students and building 4 includes junior and senior students

Each hall houses a themed lounge, and the adjacent MacDonald Commons features the Commons Café, a convenience store, pool tables, lounge areas and student-run programming that students across campus can enjoy.

Apartment Details

  • Single room dimensions are approximately 10 feet by 12 feet with a built-in open closet.
  • Each bedroom comes with a bed, desk, chair and dresser.
  • Full kitchen includes a stove and oven, full-size refrigerator, sink and cabinets.
  • Apartment common spaces feature a bay window and two side windows.
  • Common spaces are furnished with two armchairs, sofa, coffee table, side table and four barstools.
  • Bathrooms include a vanity area with two sinks and a separate shower and toilet area.
  • Floors are tile throughout the common space and bedrooms, carpeting in the hallways.
  • Window screens are not provided by the University.
  • Kitchen utensils and cleaning supplies are not provided by the University.

Accessible & Inclusive Features

  • Floors of all buildings have elevator access.
  • ADA-compliant spaces and bathrooms are available in all buildings.
  • Gender-neutral bathrooms are located on the ground floor of each building.

Themed Lounges

Each building includes a first-floor lounge themed for fun or study:

  • Building 1, creative work area: Develop your ideas and practice presentations in this active workspace with whiteboards, projectors and prototyping equipment available.
  • Davis Hall (Building 2), fitness center: Stay fit with the provided weights, yoga mats and medicine balls found in the fitness center.
    • The name of Davis Hall recognizes the generosity of Frank Davis '82, P'13, who committed $5 million to the University in support of Bucknell's commitment to fostering a more diverse and inclusive community.
  • Building 3, game room: Relax with friends while playing table tennis or foosball or enjoy the room's large-screen TV.
  • Building 4, study space: Use the quiet study space to work on your assignments distraction-free.

Outdoor Spaces

  • Basketball court and sand volleyball court with lights.
  • Patio area with Adirondack chairs.
  • Outdoor classroom.


  • The Commons Café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner for students and the public.
  • Vending machines are located on ground floors in all buildings.
  • Laundry facilities on floors 2, 3, 4 in all buildings.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Student parking behind the buildings.
  • Outdoor bike racks.


Fully furnished single student dorm
A vacant single bedroom dorm
Kitchen in the south campus apartments
A residence hall kitchen
Suite housing bathroom
Residence hall shower
Kitchen and living area of apartment
South Campus Apartments kitchen area
Common exercise room in the residence hall
A furnished recreation room inside a residence hall
South campus apartments outdoor seating
Seating area with the sun setting
View of the South Campus Apartments