- Announcements can run for up to 5 consecutive days and for once a week for up to 5 weeks for a total of 10 postings. Sunday is the start of a new week. If an announcement needs to be extended, individuals must submit a new submission form.
- Do not submit an announcement/event that contains profanity or the words alcohol, party, gambling or words that are sexual in nature.
- Do not submit full-time, part-time, cooperative education and internship positions. To post students positions, please visit Handshake, the Center for Career & Professional Development recruitment platform. To post staff and faculty positions, please contact Human Resources.
- Volunteer opportunities can be posted if they are not paid and not connected to cooperative education and internships.
- Events must be sponsored by recognized Lehigh University organizations.
- Events can be in person, virtual or hybrid. For virtual events, follow these best practices for creating secure Zoom classes, meetings, and events provided by Library and Technology Services.
- All announcements/events need to be submitted by 2:30 p.m. on the day previous to when they need to appear in the email.
Political Candidate Event Submissions: As Lehigh University is a non-profit institution of higher education that is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, the University is prohibited from “participating in, or intervening in (including the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public office.” Announcements of events related to the direct support or opposition to a particular candidate will not be included in the University Calendar of Events listings.
- Keep titles short and descriptive. Your title should be less than 60 characters long, including spaces.
- Exclude date, location, time and audience from title.
- Quotation marks should not be used in your title.
- All caps should not be used in your title.
- Avoid using acronyms in your title.
A strong and clear event description helps market an event: tell users what will happen at the event and what they might get out of attending.
For events, include the most interesting and most important information in the first paragraph. It is read first and needs to engage people quickly.
Contact the Events Calendar coordinator at email@example.com or (610) 758-4487.