Fall Open Houses

Sept. 11, Oct. 16 and Nov. 13 — for high school seniors and their families

Student-led campus tour

At a Fall Open House, you'll experience what it's like to live and learn at this place we call home. Tour state-of-the-art facilities, meet professors and students, and get answers to your most pressing questions.

Our 2021 Fall Open Houses are open to high school seniors (and their families) interested in any of our three colleges: Arts & Sciences, Engineering and the Freeman College of Management.

The next step in your Bucknell journey begins here.

2021 Fall Open Houses (now full)

Note: Registration capacity has been exceeded for our 2021 Fall Open Houses. We encourage you to explore other on-campus visit options or register for our live virtual offerings as part of Build Your Bucknell.

  • Saturday, Sept. 11
  • Saturday, Oct. 16
  • Saturday, Nov. 13

Itinerary Overview

8:30 a.m.: Check-in at the atrium lobby of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts (525 Weis Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837)

9 a.m.: Program begins with a welcome from our dean of admissions and a chance to hear from students about their Bucknell journey so far.

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Customize your day with a campus tour, academic panels, student-led talks, opportunities to explore Bucknell's buildings and more. (You'll receive a detailed Open House guide when you arrive.)

3 p.m.: Open House program ends, giving you time to explore Lewisburg before heading to your next destination.

What Happens at a Bucknell Open House?

  • Tour our beautiful campus, visiting the labs and learning spaces where students make groundbreaking discoveries.
  • Explore Bucknell's immersive approach to education during academic breakout sessions.
  • Talk to current students about life at Bucknell.
  • Learn about options for financing a Bucknell education.

Before you head home, visit historic downtown Lewisburg to see why our students and alumni love their college hometown. Browse the three-story Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University bookstore, uncover a hidden gem at a clothing boutique or grab a bite at a locally owned restaurant. 

COVID-19 Protocols for Visitors & Guests

Bucknell's campus is open, and we welcome visitors. At this time, all guests on campus, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a face covering inside public and academic buildings. Masks are not required outdoors. Additional restrictions may apply. Please always have a mask available when you are on campus. Please see the link below for the latest updates before visiting campus.

Information for visitors and guests

Contact Details

Office of Admissions


One Dent Drive


Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Varies
Sunday: Closed