Thanks to the generous contributions of alumni, parents and friends, Lehigh University is able to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who have experienced unexpected expenses. Emergency aid can be in the form of a grant or loan and can be used to cover unexpected expenses including (but not limited to):
Emergency aid cannot cover:
Emergency aid opportunities are administered by the Dean of Students and Financial Aid Offices. Students who are in need of emergency aid should complete the application for funding. The application will be reviewed by the committee, which consists of representatives from the Dean of Students Office as well as the Financial Aid Office. If the request is approved, the committee will determine the appropriate level of funding and notify the student immediately.
To request emergency aid, please visit lehigh.edu/go/emergencyfunds.
Lehigh's Library and Technology Services also provides short-term (up to a week) loaner laptops free of charge to students, faculty and staff in support of academic and Lehigh-related work. To keep a loaner beyond a week requires special approval by completing the emergency aid request form.