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 and 2 are for juniors and seniors and 3 and 4 will be for seniors only.

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.
  • The South Campus Apartments are an independent living area. Students are expected to clean and maintain their own bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens and dispose of their own trash. The facilities team will be available to assist with maintenance issues not related to cleanliness of rooms.

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