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

    Fall 2022 Break Information

    Students can register to stay on campus during breaks by visiting myHOME and submitting the "Break Registration" form. Only students who have registered to stay for break will have access to their residential area during these periods. There is no cost to register. 

    Please note services including dining are limited during break periods. In addition, Facilities will be working throughout campus on various projects, which could include your campus housing.

    Bucknell shuttle information 

    Fall Break

    • Campus housing will close for fall break from Friday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. and will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at noon. Only students registered to stay for break will have access to their residential area during this time.
    • Fall break registration will be available on myHOME beginning on Thursday, Sept. 22, and will close on Thursday, Oct. 6. 

    Thanksgiving Break

    • Campus housing will close for Thanksgiving break on Friday, Nov. 18, at 5 p.m. and will re-open on Sunday, Nov. 27, at noon. Only students registered to stay for break will have access to their residential area during this time.
    • Thanksgiving break registration will be available on myHOME beginning on Thursday, Nov. 3, and will close on Thursday, Nov. 17.

    Winter Break 

    • Campus housing will close for winter break on Friday, Dec. 16, at noon and will re-open on Saturday, Jan. 13. Only students registered to stay for break will have access to their residential area during this time.
      • *Please note, students affected by the construction beginning in December in Bucknell West will need to vacate their spaces by Friday, Dec. 16. Housing Services will be reaching out to those affected in October for spring planning. 
    • Winter break registration will be available on myHOME beginning on Thursday, Dec. 1, and will close on Thursday, Dec. 15.

    Fall 2023 Move-in

    Fall 2023 move-in will take place Aug.18–20, 2023

    Check-in will be available on Friday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m.–10 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Check back here for more updates and details during summer 2023. 

    Contact Details

    Housing Services

    Location

    Taylor Hall 105