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Student Health & Campus Safety

The health, safety and well-being of our students is of paramount concern, underscoring the university’s clear and unwavering focus on our students. We are committed to providing a safe living and learning environment that helps each student reach his or her full potential, with a focus on prevention and education.

Campus Health and Wellness Services

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Lehigh University Police Department (LUPD)

The LUPD is committed to providing a safe and secure environment on and around campus. That commitment is illustrated by a high level of professionalism in the department. It remains one of only five accredited university police departments in the state.

Contact: (610) 758-2400

Health & Wellness Center

Health & Wellness Center

The health center is staffed by a team of medical professionals who provide a host of health services, including acute care, routine examinations, immunizations, lab services, gynecological examinations and contraceptive counseling, to more than 4,500 undergraduate students and approximately 2,000 graduate students.

Contact: (610) 758-3870

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

In addition to weightlifting and cardio equipment in the Welch Fitness Center, Taylor Gymnasium also houses racquetball courts, basketball courts, a dance studio, fitness class areas, a climbing wall and two indoor pools.

Contact: (610) 758-4431

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Counseling Services is committed to providing assistance to all registered Lehigh students interested in personal, social, and academic growth and discovery, as well as to the larger campus community through consultation, academic teaching, research, peak performance training and various other types of involvement.

Contact: (610) 758-3880

Resources

Lehigh University offers various resources to help keep students safe, healthy, engaged, informed and supported.

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Emergency Information

Lehigh University’s emergency planning measures help ensure our campus is as safe as possible, and our response to emergency scenarios of all types is thoughtful, collaborative and efficient.

Combating Sexual Assault and Gender Violence

Lehigh is committed to maintaining a campus environment in which no member of the community is subject to sexual assault, harassment, gender violence, dating/domestic violence and sexual misconduct.

Alcohol Awareness and Harm Reduction Initiatives

Lehigh strives to cultivate and sustain a healthy and safe environment that minimizes high-risk drinking through education, policy evaluation, assessment and other initiatives to ensure students thrive socially and academically.

Hazing Prevention

Lehigh actively works with organizations, clubs, teams and other campus groups to raise awareness, engage in conversations and prevent hazing.

Lehigh EMS

Lehigh’s emergency medical service, staffed by volunteer students, faculty and staff, is a fully licensed response unit that provides basic life support services 24/7 when classes are in session.

Campus Dietician

Lehigh’s on-campus dietician provides students with healthy menu options and help in selecting well-balanced meals, snacks and desserts. Support for those with special dietary management needs is also available.

Disability Services

Disability Support Services works closely with students to ensure equal access to Lehigh programs, activities and services. Aid in requesting accommodations to address specific needs is provided.