Move-in & Closing Dates

Below you'll find information about when you can move into campus housing, when the University will be closed for breaks, and when you must vacate housing at the end of academic semesters.

Please note that you must have permission from Housing Services if you wish to reside in University housing outside of these dates. For more information, please contact:

Housing Services
570-577-1195
housing@bucknell.edu

    Spring 2022 Schedule

    Spring Break

    Spring Break begins at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11. Any student wishing to stay on campus for a portion or all of spring break must register on myHOME. Registration will be available at the beginning of March. Campus housing will reopen on Sunday, March 20.

    End of Semester

    • Campus housing will close at the end of the spring semester — at noon on Thursday, May 12. Students who are not graduating or participating in a summer program are required to vacate their room and hand in their key by this date. 
    • Senior housing will close at noon on Monday, May 23. Students who are graduating are required to vacate and hand in their key by this date. 
    • Students interested in summer housing should complete the Summer Housing Application on myHOME. The summer housing application is now available in myHOME. The deadline to complete is April 22.

    Fall 2022 Schedule

    Move-in Dates

    New Students

    • Students participating in a Pre-Orientation program: Friday, Aug. 12, 7–11 a.m.
    • Other first-year students: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m.–noon
    • Transfer students who will be living on campus: Thursday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 

    Returning Students

    • Returning students may begin arriving on Aug. 20. Specific arrival hours and additional details will be posted in late May.

    Contact Details

    Housing Services

    Location

    Taylor Hall 105