First-Year Experience

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  • Orientation Leaders
    Welcome Class of 2028!
    Check out our Fall Orientation page for Important dates for Orientation, Move-In and more
  • Discover Lehigh participants at the Steel Stacks
    Jump-Start your Lehigh Experience with preLUsion!
    preLUsion is a collection of ten optional pre-orientation programs that gives you an opportunity to explore a topic of your choice and engage with students and staff members who share a similar interest.
  • Orientation Leaders helping with move in
    Summer Webinar Series
    The summer webinar series will introduce you to a variety of campus resources, provide support on discussions that may be helpful before arrival, and to introduce campus partners and administrators who will be instrumental in the transition and first-year
  • 2023 Orientation Staff
    Meet the 2024 Orientation Staff!
    Meet the Orientation Coordinators, Returning Orientation Leaders and New Orientation Leaders.
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You have made it to one of the most exhilarating experiences of your life…college! College is a time of growth and change for students and their families.

Our mission in the Office of First-Year Experience (OFYE) is to provide support and resources for the academic and social transition of new students and their families. We want you to be successful, so the OFYE provides connections and programs throughout the academic year to help you make the most of your experience.