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Student Life

A Vibrant and Dynamic
Campus Community

Lehigh University blends rigorous academic programs with a vibrant life in and outside the classroom, offering distinctive programs that support, guide, challenge and inspire our students. From your first steps on campus until you earn your diploma, Lehigh will help you chart your unique path for success ­­all within an environment that fosters personal growth and development.

Campus Life

Clubs & Orgs

Lehigh offers more than 200 clubs and organizations ranging from academic honor societies to sports clubs, theatre groups and cultural organizations. If you can't find your perfect fit, you can start your own club or organization.

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Housing & Dining

Students have all the comforts of home while living in residence halls that are conveniently located to dining options, classrooms, health and safety services and social opportunities.

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Arts & Athletics

From Baker Hall to the Lehigh University Art Gallery, from Grace Hall to Goodman Stadium, students practice and perform, appreciate and aspire to everything from the arts to athletics.

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Health & Safety

We have a clear and unwavering focus on the health, safety and well-being of our students and ensure they have the assistance, support and services they need to succeed.

A Supportive Community

Lehigh is committed to nurturing a welcoming and inclusive campus environment that celebrates differences and is built upon a foundation of mutual respect. Diversity plays an essential role in contributing to a rich, vibrant and engaging campus culture.

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Academic Support and Student Transitions

There are various services on campus that provide students with academic support such as peer tutoring, study skills assistance, workshops and tips as well as support in transitioning to college life so students can reach their full potential.

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Advocacy Centers

Through Lehigh’s Advocacy Centers, faculty, staff and students serve the campus community by acting as resources, advocates and agents of cultural change.

A Beautiful Setting

Ivy-covered gothic architecture buildings on a mountain-side campus that enjoys the beauty of four seasons, adjacent to a vibrant college town, makes Lehigh a draw for students who picture this collegiate atmosphere when applying to college.

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Our Campus

A perfect blend of historic buildings and modern construction are connected by tree-lined walkways. Enjoy the scenery from one of the Adirondack chairs on the University Center Front Lawn.



Located in the heart of the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem is a vibrant city, rich in history and known for its small-town friendliness and feel.

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Virtual Tour

Follow the route of the undergraduate admissions tour to see academic and student-life buildings, and learn about life at Lehigh along the way.

A Vibrant Student Life

From the Brown and White BBQ to movies on the lawn, Founder's Day to Spirit Week, every year at Lehigh brings an exciting variety of events, lectures, activities, traditions and more. View the events calendar >

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Study Abroad

Lehigh students have access to more than 250 high-quality international academic opportunities in over 60 countries, so there's something for every student.

Campus Bookstore

The on-campus Barnes & Noble location for textbooks, apparel, gifts and more.

Parents and Families

Lehigh partners with families to ensure they’re engaged and informed about their student’s experience while at Lehigh.

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Only at Lehigh

Hallmarks and Traditions

From Spirit Week and “The Rivalry” to Founder’s Day and The Rally, the Lehigh community proudly celebrates its history through a number of annual traditions.