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

    Spring 2023 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 

    Spring Break

    • Campus housing will close for spring break Friday, March 10 at 5 p.m. and will re-open Sunday, March 19. Only students registered to stay for break will have access to their residential area during this time.
    • Spring break registration will be available on myHOME beginning Friday, Feb. 24 and will close Thursday, March 9.

    May 2023 Move Out

    Campus housing will close for all students who are non-graduating seniors Thursday, May 11 at noon. Graduating seniors should be finished moving out of their housing no later than Monday, May 15 at noon.

    Fall 2023 Move-in Schedule

    New Students

    First-year move-in will be on Wednesday, Aug. 16.

    More details will be shared throughout the summer.

    Returning Students

    Upperclass move-in will take place Aug. 18–20.

    Check-in will be available on:

    • Friday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
    • Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m.–10 p.m.
    • Sunday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

    Check back here for more updates and details during summer 2023. 

    Contact Details

    Housing Services


    Taylor Hall 105