Commencement 2024

Highlights: Graduate and Undergraduate Ceremonies May 18-19, 2024

Lehigh held its 156th Commencement May 18-19, 2024 at Goodman Stadium, with separate ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students.

Innovation & Research

Defend the Republic Drone Competition

The Defend the Republic drone competition is held for the first time at Lehigh, with teams from eight universities competing at Mountaintop.

On Campus

Rivalry Week 2023

Lehigh's popular and time-honored traditions were on display during Rivalry Week 2023 as the campus prepared for the 159th Lehigh-Lafayette Rivalry football game, the most-played college football rivalry.

The First-Year Experience

Orientation 2023

Move-in, welcome lunch, Convocation Faux Friday, The Rally and Lehigh After Dark were all part of the festivities during orientation week for first-year students

On Campus

Move-in 2023

More than 1,500 students join the Lehigh family this week. Many moved into their dorms on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023 as part of Move-In Day.

Strategic Plan 2023

Inspiring the Future Makers

Commencement 2023

Commencement 2023

Lehigh University hosts its 155th Commencement with separate ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students.

Inside the Classroom

Inside the ME207 Mechanical Engineer Laboratory III with Ebru Demir

Commonly known as the senior lab, ME207 introduces different types of mechanics to engineering majors. Lehigh assistant professor Ebru Demir teaches the mechatronics portion of the semester.

A Look Back at Lehigh Fall 2022

The Fall 2022 semester at Lehigh University was packed with events, activities, academics and beautiful weather.

Inside the Classroom

Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering with Hannah Dailey

Lehigh University Associate Professor Hannah Dailey’s approach to teaching numerical methods is to mix what the students are learning with games like Solitaire to help make a fun and tangible connection.

Inside the Classroom

Introduction to Robotics with Rosa Zheng

Professor Rosa Zheng teaches a five-week introduction to robotics class for Lehigh first-year engineering students as part of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department lab course. The students learn to build, simulate and race a one-tenth scale Ford Fiesta.

Inside the Classroom

The Gilchrist Laboratory

Professor James Gilchrist runs The Laboratory for Particle Mixing and Self-Organization. The lab explores making materials from particle based processes.

Inside the Classroom

Drawing with Deidre Murphy

Teaching Assistant Professor Deirdre Murphy instructs Lehigh students on the fundamentals of drawing in her Drawing One course. The course is available to any student interested in building skills in drawing from observation.

The 158th Rivalry Game

Lehigh University and Lafayette College faced off at Fisher Stadium during the 158th rivalry game.

Special Collections

Rediscovering Miles Rock

A gift to Lehigh Libraries Special Collections creates a snapshot of one of Lehigh’s first graduates—a naturalist, civil engineer and astronomer—and offers new research opportunities.

On Campus

Founder's Day 2022

Lehigh University celebrates founder Asa Packer with a host of activities.

Welcome Class of 2026

The days were filled with excitement and activities as Lehigh's first-year students attended orientation events. More than 1,500 students from 44 states and territories and 38 countries join the Lehigh family.

On Campus

Move-In 2022

The Class of 2026 moved into campus and received a lively welcome. More than 1,500 students from 44 states and territories and 38 countries join the Lehigh family for the 2022-2023 academic year.