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Fall Orientation


Orientation aims to help your transitions to college life. This is your chance to meet your new classmates and the student Orientation Leaders, learn about Lehigh’s academic and social expectations, and have fun! Below, you will find all of the information to make your Orientation experience and a successful one.

Orientation Check-In

Important Dates Fall 2018

Prelusion: August 20-22, 2018 

 Check-in 8:00am-10:30am at Iacocca Hall on August 20

Move-in: August 23, 2018

 Check-in 8:00am - 11:30am at Iacocca Hall

Orientation: August 23 - 26, 2018

First Day of Class: August 27, 2018

Camp Hawk: September 14-16, 2018

The 2018 Orientation schedule will be posted in summer 2018

2017 Orientation Schedule*

View the schedule here!

A detailed hard copy of the schedule will be provided upon arrival. Once you receive your Orientation Group information, you will be able to find your customized Orientation Schedule using the smartphone app, Guidebook.

*This schedule is subject to change. An updated schedule will be provided at Orientation.

The Family Orientation Schedule can be found on the Family Information page.

Orientation Check-inMove-In Day & Check-In

All first-year students must check-in for Orientation at Iacocca Hall on the Mountaintop Campus. At Orientation check-in you will receive your Orientation schedule and directions to your residence hall. You will not be permitted to check into your residence hall until you have checked-in for Orientation.

Need directions of how to get to campus for check-In? Directions to Mountaintop Campus.

Packing List:

If you’re wondering what to bring with you as you arrive on campus. Here is a list of helpful items to consider and check out this list for environmental living tips from the Office of Sustainability. Remember, Residence Hall rooms are never as large as you imagine, do not over pack; you can always bring more things back with you next time you’re visiting home.