Family Newsletter

November 2013


First Year Experience

Orientation Leader and Camp Hawk Applications: Is your student interested in getting involved? Wanting to give back and serve as a role model to future first-year students? Then encourage him or her to apply for one of these positions! Applications go live on Tuesday, November 12th and will be due at the beginning of the spring semester. Please check out the OFYE website for more information.


Registrar's Information

Class Registration: Registration for the spring semester is coming up! First-year students will be able to register on Thursday, November 14th at 7:00 AM. In order to register, they must meet with their advisor and receive their alternate PIN.  Please contact the Registrar's Office with any questions.

Final Exam Schedule: The Registrar's Office has released the final exam schedule for this semester. It can be found here. You can now help your student make his/her travel plans. Don't forget to consult the Residential Services housing calendar to make sure you are planning around when the buildings open and close.

Four O'Clocks:  Lehigh students are in the middle of their second round of Four O'clock exams-Lehigh's version of midterms. This is the final round of exams before finals. You can find the schedule here.


Residential Services information

Break Housing: Pacing Break is upon us and Thanksgiving Break is right around the corner. Buildings will remain open for Packing and Thanksgiving Breaks. Buildings will close for Semester and Spring Breaks. For more information about break housing, click here.

Residence Life Information

Gryphon Applications: Is your student looking for a great leadership opportunity on campus? Gryphoning is a wonderful opportunity to develop and polish leadership skills through interacting with residents, professional staff members and faculty. Applications are available October 16th via the HUB (located through the Student Life website). Information about applying to become a Gryphon is available on the Residence Life website.

Live Lehigh: Lehigh's Live Lehigh communities are student-initiated themed housing options for upper class students (for example, current options include a Green House (sustainable living), Music Appreciation, and Outdoor Adventure just to name a few). The complete list of current communities can be found here. If you are interested in starting your own Live Lehigh community, the application is available now on the Residence Life website. If you are interested in signing up for an already existing community, sign-ups begin November 11th through the Residence Life website.