What is a Bucknell Legacy?

A Bucknell legacy is a descendant of a Bucknell alumnus/a. This relationship would include parents and stepparents, grandparents and stepgrandparents, great-grandparents, etc.

If you are an alumnus/a with children, let us know. Descendants of Bucknell alumni have access to special programs and events like those listed below.

Legacy Program Events & Info


for Legacy Families

Chips Off the Ol' Block

Chips Off the Ol' Block
Legacy families are invited to receptions throughout the year. More than 80 members of the Class of 2019 will walk the same path of distinction as their Bucknell legacies.

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for 8th and 9th graders

Begin the Journey

Begin the Journey
An introduction to college life for young high school students through speakers, activities and interaction with current Bucknell students.

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for high school students and their families

Bucknell Today: A Reunion Admissions Session

Attending Reunion this year? Join us for a preview of Bucknell's programs, opportunities, and admissions process.

How selective is Bucknell in the admissions landscape? Is it different for legacy students?

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For rising juniors and rising seniors

College Admissions Workshop

College Admissions Workshop
Our admissions staff and visiting experts offer a variety of instructional programming that assists families in the college search and application process.

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