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For Parents & Families

At Bucknell, we're like a family, bound by the experiences we share and the new discoveries we make together. 

You are an important member of the Bucknell family, and we're eager for you to connect with other Bucknell parents, explore our campus, learn alongside your student and join the lifelong community of Bucknellians.

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Family at football game during Family Weekend

Family Appreciation Weekend 2021


Family Appreciation Weekend 2021, held Sept. 17–19, offered concerts, sports, food and family fun — both on campus and virtual. View photo and video highlights of the celebration below.


Welcome, Class of 2025 parents! Celebrate with our proud parent Facebook photo frame

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The Class of 2025 Moves In

Pre-Orientation Highlights

Orientation Highlights

Parents & Families Have a New Home at the Center for Alumni & Family Engagement

The new Center for Alumni & Family Engagement brings together services and programming for alumni, parents and families in one place, helping us offer even more opportunities for you to connect to Bucknell professionally, intellectually and socially.

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More Opportunities to Connect with Bucknell and Bucknell Parents


As a Bucknell parent, you are one of our most valuable ambassadors. Represent Bucknell at Admissions events, hire or offer internships to Bucknell students, serve on a career panel and more. By volunteering for the University, you can share your Bucknell story with an even wider audience, enhance the University's reputation and help increase the value of your student's degree.

Learn how you can help

Contact Details

The Center for Alumni & Family Engagement


Alumni House
90 University Avenue


8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.