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Friday, June 4th, 2021

What are some fun Bucknell traditions?

Fall Fest (a carnival with an outdoor concert and free food!), Center Stage (a big-name comedian and free food!), Black Student Union Stomp Out and Fashion Show Bison Sound (student band festival and free food!) , Chrysalis (end of year celebration with a concert, chocolate fountain and much more! Canoe Battleship (imagine canoes in the pool and sinking them with buckets of water)

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Friday, June 4th, 2021

Can you have a car on campus/what are other ways of transportation?

First year students are not allowed to bring a car to campus. However, we have a campus shuttle which operates on campus, downtown Lewisburg, Walmart and the grocery stores located on Route 15. The current shuttle schedule can be found https://www.bucknell.edu/azdirectory/student-transportation

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Friday, June 4th, 2021

What is the student culture like at Bucknell and is partying an issue in terms of focus?

You will find that Bucknellians are broadly engaged in activities and projects on and off of the campus. Students are incredibly focused on their academic success and yet make time to socialize. workout at the KLARC and develop their leadership skills through involvement in clubs and organizations.

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Friday, June 4th, 2021

What kinds of extracurricular activities does Bucknell have to offer?

In addition to our 150 student organizations, the events planned by the CAP center and CORE team, and the Outdoor Education and Leadership trips, students are engaged in working with the Bucknell farm and a host of community agencies through the Office of Civic Engagement. Students also participate through Recreation Services in a wide variety of intramural activities.

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Friday, June 4th, 2021

What is there to do in the town/outside of the campus?

Bucknell is conveniently centrally located between NYC, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC. Lewisburg offers amazing outdoor opportunities on the Susquehanna River, the local bike trail, countless hiking spots, and surrounding ski mountains. Favorite local student destinations include Knoebels Amusement Park, Ard’s Farm (hayrides, pumpkin patch, animals, and more), the Little League World Series, Penn’s Cave, and much more. Of course, Lewisburg has some incredible restaurants and downtown events!

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