Congratulations,
Lehigh Graduates!

Inspiring Future Makers

Lehigh is a community of future makers. The 7,000+ undergraduate and graduate students on our picturesque campus are inspired to think deeply, driven to create pragmatic solutions, and encouraged to innovate collaboratively. Our faculty and staff are committed to creating an inclusive and dynamic community dedicated to positively impacting the future.

Commencement 2024

Events and Speakers

Lehigh 2024 Undergraduate Ceremony

Keynote speaker Scott Willoughby ’89 to Graduates: ‘Discover You, Find Success’

Lehigh President Joseph J. Helble '82 concludes with a request: 'Lehigh graduates, my ask of you is that you continue to do the hard work.'

2024 Graduate Ceremony Processional

Events and Speakers

2024 Graduate Commencement and Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Stephen S. Tang ’85G ’88 Ph.D. ’22P Tells Lehigh Graduate Students Unconventional Path Can Lead to Success

Student speaker Ugochinyere Nancy Oloyede ’24G asks her fellow graduates, “Was graduate school worth it?”

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Academics and Colleges

New Inter-college Undergraduate Degree

Lehigh launches new degree in Integrated Business and Health.

Student recruiting will begin in Fall 2024 for enrollment in Fall 2025.

An Unmatched Student Experience

Lehigh boasts a vibrant campus community, rigorous academics, a commitment to student belonging and a track record of strong graduate outcomes. This is Lehigh.

Prepared for success after college

95%

Prepared for Success after College

Among those in the Class of 2023, 95% were employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service within six months of graduation.

Something for Everyone

200+

Something for Everyone

With 200-plus clubs, including 41 sports and 22 Greek organizations, students find diverse extracurricular opportunities at Lehigh.

Research for Impact

Lehigh’s research focuses on critical areas of significant impact, employing interdisciplinary approaches to tackle complex global challenges and yield concrete outcomes.

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Pioneering Quantum Material for Solar Efficiency

Development holds promise for solar technology to meet increasing global demand for clean energy.

Nicole Johnson research

School Shootings and Violence Against Women

Nicole Johnson leads study that could help shape strategies to prevent future shootings.

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Want to Prevent Misinformation?

New research explores a solution using interactive data visualization to inform and engage readers.

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Reducing Animosity in Political Divides

New Study by Professor Michael Gill and Raihan Alam ’23 points to promising strategies.

Future Makers

From the classroom to the community, both on campus and around the world, Lehigh students, faculty and alumni are Future Makers, working to enact positive change.

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Promoting Inclusion

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Promoting Inclusion

A Belgium native, Jashari demonstrated inclusive leadership, earning the Ujima Award and other recognitions. Active in many initiatives, he co-founded the Lehigh chapter of the UN Association and was president of the Economic Society and World Affairs Club.

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Building Community

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Building Community

Born and raised in Togo, Afandalo honed her skills as a leader and mentor in preparation for a career in education policy and leadership. Her artistry, similar to her academics, engages in conversations around community building, support and social justice.

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Making Discoveries

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Student, IDEAS, Concentrating in molecular biology & Biocomputational Engineering

Making Discoveries

As an undergraduate researcher, Yaeger discovered a new mushroom species near campus. He also created the BioBlitz Club for students who want to learn about biodiversity. Yaeger plans to continue his study of fungi as a Fulbright scholar in Peru.

Ready to Get Started?

Students who want to challenge themselves inside and outside the classroom while striving to make an impact on the world will find an ideal fit at Lehigh. Here, you’ll have a supportive learning and living experience that prepares you for the challenges of today, and tomorrow. Join us.

Lehigh Graduates outside of Packard Lab
Lehigh Graduates

The Class of 2024 celebrating their graduation in front of the iconic Lehigh letters! Congratulations to all graduates for their dedication, hard work and achievements.

PHD Graduate during Commencement
Lehigh Graduates

Share in moments at the doctoral hooding ceremony, where keynote speaker Stephen S. Tang inspired graduates with his journey of adaptability and innovation.

Graduates of the College of Health
Lehigh Graduates

Members of the College of Health’s inaugural graduating class moving onto their next journey—shaping the future of public health!

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Lehigh Graduates at Commencement
Lehigh Graduates

Graduates take their first steps towards a bright future, ready to make their mark on the world. #LehighGrad

Donning of the Kente
Lehigh Graduates

The multicultural Donning of the Kente ceremony recognizes students across all disciplines and celebrates their academic and leadership achievements.

Interior at Lehigh University Baccalaureate
Lehigh Graduates

Baccalaureate speaker Rachel Laser encourages graduates to live authentically, embrace challenges and advocate for justice and equality.

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Presentation at Eureka Pitch Night
Innovative Academics

At Eureka Pitch Night, student entrepreneurs pitch their innovative ideas, receiving mentorship and funding to bring their ventures to life. This event showcases creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and the support available for budding innovators.

Paolo Bocchini
Inspired Research

Paolo Bocchini leads Lehigh's first University Research Center focusing on catastrophe modeling, advancing research to predict and mitigate disaster impacts.

Strike Anywhere at Zoellner Arts Center
Innovative Academics

The Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble connected the Lehigh and South Bethlehem communities through an artistic adventure combining music, theater and visual arts.

Music Fest
Student Life

Students enjoy a beautiful spring night at University Production’s Music Fest!

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Inspired Research

The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science held it’s Undergraduate Research Symposium where students are celebrated for their innovations and discoveries.

Lehigh International Bazaar
Global Perspective

The International Bazaar celebrates diverse cultures with performances, food, and traditions from around the world. The campus comes together to learn about global customs, fostering community and cultural awareness.

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Innovative Academics

During TE Week, Lehigh and TU Dortmund students showcase innovative projects and entrepreneurial ideas, highlighting technical skills and cross-cultural collaboration.

LU-enNable project being worked on
Innovative Academics

Students in the LU e-Nable Lab create 3D-printed prosthetics, applying engineering skills to provide affordable solutions and improve lives.