When is the last day that we can register?
The deadline to pre-register online is Thursday, Sept. 14.

If I cancel my registration for events that include a fee, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you will be given a refund if you cancel and notify us by Sept.14, 2017. Please contact familyweekend@bucknell.edu with your cancellation and refund request for the fee based events. You can also call 570.577.7988.

If I decide to add an event to my registration after the online form is closed, how can I do that?
You can add events to your registration at the Welcome Center in the Gerhard Fieldhouse.

Should I register my Bucknell student?
Yes, please register your Bucknell student as a guest if they will be attending any events or sessions during the weekend. All fees apply to students. They will not be able to use their Bucknell meal plan card for payment at any of the Family Weekend events — please pay online at the time of registration.

Where should I go first when I get to campus?
The Welcome Center in the Gerhard Fieldhouse.  You will need to pick up your name tag, schedule book and give-away. Look for the orange and blue balloons!

Do I need to have a name tag?
Yes. Your name tag is your ticket into all events.

When will the Welcome Center be open?
The Welcome Center will be open on Friday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where should we park on campus?
Unless otherwise marked, parking spaces are available throughout campus for the weekend. There is accessible parking available and those spaces are highlighted in the schedule book that you will receive at registration.  View a Campus Parking Map (pdf).

What is the standard dress for Family Weekend?
The weekend is casual and relaxed with comfortable clothing. Lewisburg weather varies, and we suggest that you bring a jacket and rain gear, just in case.

Are pets welcome on campus?
No, pets are not permitted in residence halls and are not allowed in the tent on the football practice fields for any event.

Are wheelchairs available?
The University does not loan or rent wheelchairs. You may call Home Care Products at 1.800.522.1284 and ask for Karen V. to rent one.

Still have questions?
Contact us at familyweekend@bucknell.edu or on the Family Weekend Hotline at 570.577.7988.

Get Social Wiith Us

Share your memories with us this year by using #bucknellfamilyweekend

 

Add Bucknell Parents to your Facebook news feed to learn about upcoming events, see photos and more.

Follow Bucknell University on Instagram BucknellU

Close

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.