New Student Information

Congratulations and welcome to Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering!

Our department would like you to arrive at least a week prior to the beginning of classes to acclimate yourself to our campus, the area, and the other students. During this time, you will also be attending orientation sessions that are mandatory to our department.

University Orientation

The Graduate Student Life (GSL) office is available to provide information, referrals, consultation and advice to graduate students throughout their Lehigh experience. Activities provided by the GSL enhance the academic, personal, and professional development of Lehigh graduate students through providing a range of programs, events, and workshops, as well as other services. Orientation provided by the GSL office will introduce you to the many academic, technological, career related, cultural and administrative resources that will guide you on your way.

University Orientation will include:

  • Safety Training for all students working in the laboratory setting.
  • Test of Presentation and Speaking Skills (TOPSS) for international teaching assistants

Please go onto the GSL website to register for your University Orientation, which takes place in the August or January prior to starting courses.

Graduate Student Handbook

Every Graduate student within the Chemcial and Biomolecular Engineering department should be familiar with University and College procedures. All students should refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for contact information, important dates, registration , research, financial aid and requirements for their degree.

Departmental Orientation

During your departmental orientation for Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, you will work hand in hand with our Graduate Coordinator. Information will include:

  • Introductions to the Faculty and Staff
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Registration and Assignments of Academic Advisors

Please be sure to look for your "Welcome letter" from our Graduate Coordinator.

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