About our Departments

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We value our students and strive to provide services, programs and opportunities that meet their needs. In addition to fostering both personal development and a sense of responsibility in our students, our office strives as an advocate for student issues, needs and concerns; responds to emergency and crisis situations that affect our students; and assists students in preparing for their lives beyond Lehigh.  Read on to learn more about the various departments and the services they provide to enrich our students lives.

Academic Life and Student Transitions (Williams Hall Suite 390)

The Office of Academic Life and Student Transitions is committed to helping students reach their full academic potential.  Understanding the importance of integrating academic and student life, the staff members work with students to assist their development both inside and outside the classroom.  Academic Support staff is proud of their relationships with faculty members and college deans, as well as their relationships with other Student Affairs personnel. With collaborative efforts, we will assist students with any challenges that affect their academic progress.

Academic Transitions (Williams Hall, Suite 301)

The Office of Academic Transitions is dedicated to supporting students academic and personal success at Lehigh University. Through academic monitoring, individual meetings, and coordinated efforts across campus, we work with students to ensure they are tapping and engaging appropriate people and office resources on campus.

Center for Academic Success (Williams Hall 4th floor)

The Center provides peer tutoring services in many first and second-year courses (introductory and 100-level courses) and study skills assistance free of charge to Lehigh University students. It is our goal to help students become successful, independent and self-confident learners.

Community Service  (University Center, B013)

The Community Service Office and its programs touch the lives of countless people in South Bethlehem and beyond. Take some time to explore our website, read our newsletters and annual reports, and just imagine the stories. 

Disability Support Services (Williams Hall, Suite 301)

We work closely with students who self-identify in order to ensure equal access to University programs activities and services.  We encourage you to learn more about our services on our website.  You will find information about the accommodations we provide, as well as procedures for requesting accommodations and services.

First-Year Experience (First floor, University Center, Room C112)

The OFYE also plans events throughout the academic year to support your living and learning experiences. We want you to be successful at Lehigh, and we will do everything we can to help keep you on the right track. We are excited you will be joining the Lehigh community and we want to help you make the most out of your experience!

Fraternity & Sorority Affairs (University Center, B004)

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs fosters a community of students, faculty, parents, and alumni/ae dedicated to enhancing the values based experience of Lehigh students. Fraternity and Sorority Affairs fulfills various roles by providing programs and services for Lehigh's Greek community. We welcome you to explore the possibilities of being a part of Greek life here at Lehigh.

Gender Violence Education and Support (First floor, University Center, C109)

This office works to change campus climate and culture around sexual assault, rape, intimate partner abuse, and stalking from a healthy relationship approach through both education and support.

Residence Life (Williams Hall, Suite 320)

We are a staff of highly trained and dedicated professionals and Gryphon peer educators with the knowledge, passion, and understanding to foster a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive community.  Our students will be engaged, challenged, and encouraged to realize their full academic and personal potential.  By immersing themselves in our dynamic living and transformational learning environment, our students will be empowered to excel and lead at Lehigh and beyond.

Student Center Facilities (First Floor, University Center, Main Desk Area)

Traditionally Student Centers are considered to be the “hearthstone” of the campus, the gathering place for students, faculty, staff, and guests. It is on this principle that we strive throughout our two facilities (University Center and Lamberton Hall) to offer programs, activities, and services that will cultivate and enhance the living and learning experiences in our comfortable and inviting environments.

Student Conduct (Williams Hall, Suite 320)

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Expectations is charged with providing a fundamentally fair and educationally based system for administering the University’s Student Conduct system.

Student Engagement (First floor, University Center, Room C105)

We provide an array of entertainment options for students and work with student organizations to plan their own events. There are more than 150 registered student organizations on campus. Our office serves student organizations and their members by enhancing their experiences both in and out of the classroom.

Student Support & Case Management Services (Suite 390, Williams Hall)

The Office of Student Support and Case Management Services is committed to facilitating students’ academic and personal success by helping them navigate challenging issues, personal crises, and emergency situations. 

Writing & Math Center (110 Drown Hall)

We want to create an on-line resource for independent learners who want to develop their writing abilities, research techniques and math proficiency. Our goal is to provide extensive resources that we hope faculty and students at Lehigh and elsewhere will use to help build the academic skills and work habits needed today.

Associated Departments

The Pride Center  (University Center, 2nd floor)

LGBTQIA Programs and Outreach seeks to improve the Lehigh University climate by inspiring a vision of diversity that is aware of, engaged in, and appreciative of issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. We promote academic and personal growth and development of LGBTQIA students and promote access and full involvement in all aspects of campus life.

Multicultural Affairs (University Center, 2nd floor)

We offer a range of programs,discussions, social events, resources, guest lectures and events to get you started down the path of self-discovery. If you've already started these processes, OMA programs and services can offer ways to increase your knowledge, enhance your skills and deepen your appreciation for diversity.

Center for Gender Equity (University Center, 2nd floor)

Recognizing gender is a key element of identity, the Center creates gender equity within the Lehigh community.