STEM Open House

Saturday, Aug. 31

STEM open house tour

On Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, discover how Bucknell's hands-on facilities and top-notch resources equip students to make the next great breakthrough in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

We'll show you how our innovative STEM programs inspire students to ask — and answer — the world's toughest questions.

Our STEM Open House is open to all high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.


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    What You Can Do

    • Experience breakout sessions about engineering, science and mathematics, pre-health professions or financial aid and scholarships.
    • Engage in fascinating conversations, mini-tours or hands-on demonstrations with nearly every STEM-focused academic department, including animal behavior, geology, biophysics, astronomy, mechanical engineering and more. 
    • Take a student-led tour of campus.
    • Enjoy brunch or lunch at our award-winning dining hall.
    • Explore Lewisburg, our vibrant hometown.

    Schedule Overview

    The schedule gives you freedom to customize your day and explore what most interests you. You'll receive a detailed menu of options when you arrive. 

    • 8–10 a.m.: Check-in and continental breakfast
    • 8:30–10 a.m.: Campus tours
      • Departing at 8:30 and 9 a.m. from the Weis Center for the Performing Arts
    • 10:15–11 a.m.: Breakout Session 1
      • Choose from: 
        • Engineering overview
        • Science & Mathematics overview
        • Financial Aid & Scholarships info session
    • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Mini sessions to explore your interests
      • Choose from more than 20 options, each offering a hands-on demo or discussion with faculty
    • 11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Brunch at your leisure
      • Bostwick Marketplace, Elaine Langone Center
      • Complimentary coupons provided at check-in
    • 12:30–1:30 p.m.: Campus tours
      • Departing at 12:30, 1 and 1:30 p.m. from Freas Hall
    • 12:45–1:30 p.m.: Breakout Session 2
      • Choose from:
        • Pre-health Advising overview
        • Engineering overview
        • Science & Mathematics overview
        • Financial Aid & Scholarships info session

    Office of Admissions


    One Dent Drive


    Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: Closed (though we host campus visits many Saturdays)