Early Arrival Information

The Office of Residential Services recognizes that some individuals may need to be permitted to occupy their residential assignment earlier than their scheduled arrival date.

Participants in Prelusion Programs
AlLUsions: Literary Lehigh
ArtsAlive
Compass: Lead Lehigh
Discover Lehigh
GlobaLEHIGH
I AM LEHIGH
Outdoor Adventure Program
Quest
SustainabLEHIGH
Urban Ops
Volunteer Experience

You are not required to submit an Early Arrival Form. Check-in will be on Monday, August 18th, from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM at Iaccoca Hall, on the Mountaintop Campus. Your room key and ID will be issued to you at that time so that you can put your belongings in your residence hall room.

Participants in Prelusion Programs that need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed above must complete an Early Arrival Request Form.

Participants in a University Sports Pre-Season Camp
Coaches of the sports listed below have made arrangements for early entry into the residence halls for some of their team members. Each coach will be submitting a list of his/her team members. If you have not received early arrival information from your coach by the beginning of August, you must contact your coach directly to verify that you are included on the early arrival list.

Athletic Trainers, Videographers, Football, and Men’s and Women's Soccer - Friday, August 15th, between 7:30 AM-12:00 PM (time to be determined by coaches); move from pre-season camp to residence hall room. You will pick up your academic key in McClintic-Marshall.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Field Hockey, and Women’s Volleyball - Friday August 15th, check in at Sayre Park lodge between 9:00 AM–3:00 PM; move into residence hall room.

You are not required to submit an early arrival request form.

Participants in a University Sports Pre-Season Camp who need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed above must complete an Early Arrival Request Form.

Participants in a University Program or Organization
A number of groups have received approval for their members to arrive on campus earlier than the scheduled arrival dates. The sponsor/coordinator of each group has been told to provide us with a list of participants so we can verify and approve requests for early arrival. It is your responsibility to contact the sponsor/coordinator of your group to make sure you are included on the list that is being submitted so you can plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Here are the arrival dates and check-in locations for the approved groups:

Tuesday, August 12th
Campus Square Lounge, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
■ Head Gryphons
■ Orientation Coordinators

Wednesday, August 13th
Campus Square Lounge, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
■ Gryphons

Residential Services, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
■ Summer Session 2 students (approved only)

Thursday, August 14th
Residential Services, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
■ Summer Session 2 students (approved only)

Friday, August 15th
Residential Services, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
■ Ropes Course Facilitators

Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
■ Conference Services staff
■ Orientation Leaders
■ Summer Session 2 students (approved only)

Saturday, August 16th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
■ Prelusion-Compassd: Lead Lehigh Leaders
■ Prelusion-Discover Lehigh Leaders
■ Prelusion-GlobaLEHIGH Leaders
■ Prelusion-I AM LEHIGH Leaders
■ Prelusion-Outdoor Adventure Leaders
■ Prelusion-Quest Leaders
■ Prelusion-SustainabLEHIGH Leaders
■ Prelusion- Urban Ops Leaders
■ Prelusion-Volunteer Experience Leaders

Sunday, August 17th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
■ Cheerleaders
■ International Student Orientation Leaders
■ Marching Band-Officers
■ Prelusion-AlLUsions: Literary Lehigh Leaders
■ Student Athlete Mentors
■ Tour Guides

Monday, August 18th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
■ Botstiber Scholarship Students
■ International Student Orientation Participants
■ Marching band–members
■ RHA Executive Board
■ Step-Up participants
■ WIRED Consultants

Tuesday, August 19th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
■ Choir
■ Dance Team
■ Eco-Reps
■ Fraternity/Sorority House Managers
■ IFC and PanHel Retreat participants
■ South Mountain College Retreat participants

Wednesday, August 20th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
■ Camp Hawk Leaders
■ Fraternity/Sorority members living in residence halls
■ GEM participants
■ Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Leaders & members
■ MOOV volunteers
■ Non-residential Greek Organization members
■ Peer Mentors
■ Reformed University Fellowship
■ Rossin Junior Fellows
■ Winter and Spring athletes (first year students only)

Thursday, August 21st
Transfer students will check-in at Mountaintop from 8:30 AM-1:00 PM
■ Transfer Students

Sayre Park Lodge, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
■ Break the Silence
■ CBE Fellows
■ H.A.W.K.S. Peer Mentors

Friday, August 22nd
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ ACTS 2  Live Lehigh Community retreat
■ Step Team

Participants in a University Program or Organization who need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed above for their organization/group must complete an Early Arrival Request Form.

Other Situations
Please Note: No individual arrival will be available prior to Monday, August 18th.

If you have extenuating circumstances and need to move into your residential assignment early, you must submit an Early Arrival Request Form.

Be as detailed as possible on the Early Arrival Request Form. Upon receipt of the form, the Office of Residential Services will review your request and notify you by e-mail. If your request is approved, you will be informed of the check-in location, date, time, and cost for your early arrival. If your request is approved, you will be charged $25 per night until your scheduled arrival date.

Requests made after August 1st will incur a one time $25 processing fee.

If you arrive without prior approval, you will be fined $25, charged a $25 processing fee, and charged $25 per night until your scheduled arrival date.


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