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
Arts Alive!
Discover Lehigh
Excel at Lehigh
GlobaLehigh
Outdoor Adventure
Quest
SustainabLEHIGH
Urban Ops
Volunteer Experience

You are not required to submit an Early Arrival Form. Check-in will be on Monday, August 19th, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 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 Soccer - Friday, August 16th, between 7:00 AM-2:00 PM (time to be determined by coaches); move from pre-season camp to residence hall room.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Field Hockey, Women’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball - Friday August 16th, check in at Sayre Park Lodge between 9:00 AM–4:00 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 13th
Campus Square Lounge, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
■ Head Gryphons
■ Orientation Coordinators

Wednesday, August 14th
Campus Square Lounge, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
■ Gryphons

Friday, August 16th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Conference Services staff
■ Experiential Learning Facilitators
■ Orientation Leaders
■ Prelusion- Excel at Lehigh Leaders
■ Step-Up participants
■ Summer Session 2 students

Saturday, August 17th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Botstiber Scholarship Students
■ Prelusion-Arts Alive Leaders
■ Prelusion-Discover Lehigh Leaders
■ Prelusion-GlobaLehigh Leaders
■ Prelusion-Outdoor Adventure Leaders
■ Prelusion-Quest Leaders
■ Prelusion-SustainabLEHIGH Leaders
■ Prelusion- Urban Ops Leaders
■ Prelusion-Volunteer Experience Leaders
■ Prelusion-Excel at Lehigh participants

Sunday, August 18th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Cheerleaders
■ Marching Band-Officers
■ Prelusion-AlLUsions Leaders
■ Student Athlete Mentors

Monday, August 19th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Fraternity/Sorority House Managers
■ IFC and PanHel Retreat participants
■ International Student Orientation Leaders
■ Marching band–members
■ RHA Executive Board
■ WIRED Consultants

Tuesday, August 20th
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Choir
■ Dance Team
■ Eco-Reps
■ International Student Orientation participants
■ Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Leaders
■ South Mountain College Retreat participants

Wednesday, August 21st
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Break the Silence members
■ Fraternity/Sorority members living in residence halls
■ GEM participants
■ Intervarsity Christian Fellowship 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 22nd
Transfer students will check-in at Mountaintop from 8:30 AM-1:00 PM
■ Transfer Students

Friday, August 23rd
Sayre Park Lodge, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
■ Admissions Tour Guides
■ 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 19th.

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 2nd will incur an additional $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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