Early Arrival

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

Use the calendar below to see groups approved by date (go to August). Scroll below the calendar to view sections for PreLUsion Participants, Fall Athletes, and Univ. Groups arriving early. Students with extenuating circumstance can view the Other Situation section at the bottom.

Please note that this information does not pertain to SouthSide Commons. Any early arrival requests for SouthSide Commons should be directed to SouthSide Commons management.


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Participant in a Prelusion Program

Monday, August 19th from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM at Iacocca Hall

Arts Alive
C.L.I.M.B.
CSB Connect
Discover Lehigh
GlobaLehigh
Leadership Adventures
Lehigh 360
LehighMED
Lehigh Women Engineers (LWE)
Volunteer Experience

Directions to Iacocca Hall

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. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2024). All residential buildings are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 29th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.

Athletics Pre-Season Camp

Important Information for Fall Athletes

Coaches will submit a list of 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.

If you need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed below, you must complete an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2024). All residential buildings are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 29th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.

Tuesday, August 13th from 8:30 AM to 4 PM at Rathbone Hall

Men’s Cross Country
Directions to Rathbone Hall

Wednesday, August 14th at McClintic-Marshall House

Field Hockey
Time designated by coach
Directions to McClintic-Marshall House

Thursday, August 15th from 8:30 AM to 4 PM at Rathbone Hall

Women's Cross Country
Directions to Rathbone Hall

Thursday, August 15th at McClintic-Marshall House

Athletic Trainers
Football
Videographers

Time designated by coach

Directions to McClintic-Marshall House

 

 

 

Friday, August 16th at McClintic-Marshall House

Soccer (men's and women's)
Volleyball

Time designated by coach
Directions to McClintic-Marshall House

Participant in a University Program or Organization

Important Information

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.

If you need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed below, you must complete an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2024). All residential buildings are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 29th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.

 

Sunday, August 11

Head Gryphons
Check-in With Residence Life

Monday, August 12

N/A

Tuesday, August 13

RARE
International Student Leaders 
Men's Cross Country 
Summer Session ll Residents 
Summer Conference Staff 

Check-In at Rathbone Side Dining Hall 8:30am - 4:00pm 
Directions

New Gryphons 
Check-in With Residence Life

Wednesday, August 14


Check-In at Rathbone Side Dining Hall 8:30am - 4:00pm 
Directions

Returning Gryphons 
Check-in With Residence Life

Thursday, August 15

LUSSI Guides

Check-In at Rathbone Side Dining Hall 8:30am - 4:00pm
Directions

Friday, August 16

Orientation Leaders
Camp Hawk Counselors
Check-In at Rathbone Side Dining Hall 8:30am - 4:00pm
Directions

Saturday, August 17

Marching 97 - Exec Board
Prelusion Group Leaders
International Student M.O.O.V.-In 
Exchange Students 

ROTC

Check-In at Rathbone Side Dining Hall 9:00am - 3:00pm
Directions

Sunday, August 18

LUSSI Participants 
Marching '97 Upper Class and First Year Students
Student Athlete Mentors 
International Student M.O.O.V.-In 
Exchange Students
Break the SIlence (facilitators for athletics session)


Check-In at Rathbone Side Dining Room 9:00am - 3:00pm
Directions

Monday, August 19

Eco Rep Coordinators
Approved Upper Class Early Arrivals 
Check-In at Sayre Park Village Lodge 8:30am - 4:00pm
Directions

Tuesday, August 20

Eco Reps 
House Managers 
Approved Upper Class Early Arrivals 

Check-In at Sayre Park Village Lodge 8:30am - 4:00pm
Directions

Wednesday, August 21

Break the Silence (facilitators for Orientation)
Career Fellows
FY winter and spring athletes (last name A-L) 8-9:30

FY winter and spring athletes (last name M-Z) 9:30-11
Greek members helping with MOOV

Other Situation

Important Information

No individual arrival will be available prior to Monday, August 19th.

If you need to check in at a time or date other than the one listed below, you must complete an Early Arrival Request Form. Log in using your Lehigh username and password. Select Applications: Early Arrival Request Form (Fall 2024). All residential buildings are required to have a minimum occupancy in order to open. Applications will begin being reviewed the week of July 29th and students will be notified on whether or not their house/residence hall will be open on the day they are requesting early arrival.

If your request is approved, you will be informed of the check-in location, date and time for your early arrival. If your request is approved, you may be charged $25 per night until your scheduled arrival date.

Requests made after August 1st may incur an additional one time $25 processing fee.

If you arrive without prior approval, you will be fined $50, charged an additional $25 processing fee, and charged $25 per night until your scheduled arrival date.