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Bucknell implemented a rigorous testing and contact tracing program for all who live, work, and study on campus, including students. No-charge testing for all students before and after arrival at Bucknell. 

  • In-person with option for remote learning

  • Last day of Fall semester classes: Friday, Nov. 20

  • January graduation: Thursday, Jan. 14 (no ceremony)

Full Plan: Bucknell Reopening Plan

***Plan is subject to changes by the school administration. Please refer to the re-entry plan for the most up to date information.



Bucknell University News


Lewisburg, Pa. — Over 1,700 alumni and family members will be heading to Lewisburg for the annual Bucknell University Reunion Weekend from June 2 to 4. The event is celebrating classes with years ending in 3 and 8, with a 50th reunion for the Class of 1973.

Lewisburg, Pa. — Academy Award-winning actor and activist Jane Fonda, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and network political commentator George Will, and New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult will headline a group of five nationally-renowned speakers Bucknell University will host in…

Bucknell University biology postdoctoral fellow Tanisha Williams and Professor Chris Martine led a collaborative team of botany scientists from the U.S. and Australia who have found and named an undocumented Australian bush tomato species from the remote Outback.

Lewisburg, Pa. — Bucknell University has installed a solar array on campus in a move toward more renewable energy operations at the university. The array will supply up to 7 percent of the University's electricity.


Lewisburg, Pa. — As the Russian assault on Ukraine rages on, a Bucknell University librarian has joined an international effort of some 1,300 archivists who are racing to back up Ukraine’s digital archives through the Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online (SUCHO) project.

At the start of February, Bucknell Freeman College of Management Professor Eric Martin had been collaborating with Kateryna Zarembo, a lecturer at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine, on why Ukraine ranked so low in traditional measures of civil society. But on Feb. 23,…


Lewisburg, Pa. — The bees are back in town! Many of the bee species in Pennsylvania emerge between March and April and are critical for pollination of native plants and tree fruit crops, but the honeybee population is at risk.